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New approach floated for moving abortion amendment

A new plan is emerging in the Kansas House for trying to break the impasse and pass the constitutional amendment on abortion. House Speaker Ron...

Archbishop criticizes senator as abortion debate escalates

The debate over a constitutional amendment on abortion took a new turn as Archbishop Joseph Naumann admonished a state senator for why she voted...

Denning: Abortion funding, Medicaid expansion not linked

(Developing: Will be updated as warranted) Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning took steps to defend the Medicaid expansion bill Friday, saying abortion opponents are falsely...

Senate leadership divide grows over Medicaid expansion

The divide between top Republican leaders in the Kansas Senate widened Monday over attempts to link Medicaid expansion to a constitutional amendment on abortion. Senate...

UPDATED: Abortion amendment defeated; Medicaid expansion threatened

(Updated to include comments from Senate majority leader and Planned Parenthood president) Abortion opponents' drive to overturn a historic state Supreme Court decision that found...

UPDATED: Abortion amendment comes up short in House

(Updated to include Sharice Davids and Kris Kobach's efforts on the bill) The Kansas House on Thursday came up four votes short of passingĀ a constitutional...

Senate passes abortion amendment; Debate turns to House

The Kansas Senate on Wednesday night passed a constitutional amendment overturning a historic state Supreme court ruling that found the state constitution protects the...

Three things you may have missed from Monday

Good morning everyone. Monday marked the start of the 2020 legislative session, or what basically can best be described as back-to-school day as everyone gets...

UPDATED: Governor names Wilson to Supreme Court

(Updated to reflect comments from the governor, the new justice, Kansans for Life and Sen. Ty Masterson; Also corrects that Gerald Schultz was among...

Best time for abortion amendment vote: Summer or fall?

August or November. The decision could be the most strategic choice lawmakers make next year in considering a constitutional amendment on abortion. The Legislature is headed...