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UPDATED: Kobach appoints treasurer for A.G. race

(Updated to correct that Tawater attended a rally before the riot at the Capitol). Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is taking steps toward...

Schmidt joins lawsuit over Keystone XL pipeline

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt late Wednesday joined with 20 other states to challenge President Joe Biden's authority to cancel a permit to build...

Schmidt supporting NRA in New York lawsuit

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is teaming up with 15 other states in support of a  National Rifle Association lawsuit to stop the state...

Schmidt names new solicitor general

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Thursday appointed a new solicitor general to replace Toby Crouse, who was recently confirmed to a federal judgeship. Schmidt...

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...