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Kelly’s authority to cut juvenile programs challenged

A panel of lawmakers is contesting the governor's legal authority to make cuts in evidence-based juvenile programs in the Department of Corrections. The Joint Committee...

Sunday Reader: Freeze-dried remains; Iowa sports betting

Good morning: Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. As you might imagine, it wasn't the busiest of weeks, but here are some notable news items...

UPDATED: AG asked whether provisional ballot details are open record

(Updated to include information about 2012 federal court case) A Meade County lawmaker is asking the attorney general to review whether provisional ballot information, including...

UPDATED: DCF answers attorney general’s food assistance inquiry

(Updated to reflect tweet from House majority leader) The secretary of Kansas' child welfare agency had the authority to exempt work requirements for food assistance...

Governor signs bills allowing scooter regulations, creating suicide prevention coordinator

Gov. Laura  Kelly on Thursday signed six bills, including legislation that creates a youth suicide prevention coordinator and lets local governments regulate electric-powered scooters. Kelly...

Republicans leading in Kansas statewide races, poll shows

Republicans hold commanding leads in races for secretary of state, insurance commissioner, treasurer and attorney general, a new poll shows. The new poll by Remington...

Attorney general asks Supreme Court to overturn workers comp ruling

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Tuesday asked the Kansas Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that could potentially award more money...

Democratic attorney general candidate under fire; attitude toward law enforcement questioned

Lots of coverage early today about Democratic attorney general candidate Sarah Swain, who's embroiled in an ugly controversy over a poster in her law...

Vermin Supreme kicked off ballot

The state Objections Board on Monday removed performance artist and political satirist Vermin Supreme from the ballot for Kansas attorney general. The board voted 2-0...