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Legislature passes $10 billion transportation plan

The Kansas Legislature on Thursday passed a new 10-year transportation program aimed at tackling $18 billion in transportation needs statewide. The House passed the bill 112-3...

House, Senate pass transportation plans

With time growing short in the legislative session, the Kansas Legislature took strides to pass a new 10-year transportation plan aimed at meeting more...

KDOT sounds warning about House transportation bill

Gov. Laura Kelly's administration on Monday warned that a provision in a transportation bill authored by the House could lower the highway department's bond...

House departs from Senate, reworks transportation bill

A House panel on Thursday rewrote a proposed 10-year transportation bill that departs markedly from one crafted by state senators. Republican House members on the...

Lawmakers reticent about locking up highway money

The idea looks good on paper. Pass a constitutional amendment locking up billions of dollars in highway money that's been used to balance the budget. In...

Contractors voice reservations about transportation plan

Contractors are expressing reservations about a proposed $10 billion state transportation plan, urging lawmakers to lock up funds so they're not siphoned to other...

State building new ‘rolling’ transportation plan

Gov. Laura Kelly's administration is building a new, nimble transportation plan that won't require a tax increase but counts on stanching the flow of...

State announces funding for transportation projects

The state Transportation Department on Tuesday announced 22 projects that will share in a $50 million pot of money approved by the Legislature last...

Legislature sends expanded tolling bill to the governor

The Legislature on Friday sent the governor a bill that for the first time could expand tolling beyond the Kansas Turnpike. The bill, backed by...

Senate approves bill expanding tolling on Kansas highways

The Kansas Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that for the first time could expand tolling beyond the Kansas Turnpike. The bill, backed by Gov....