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Abortion amendment will scare off businesses, Kelly says

Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday warned that a proposed constitutional amendment reversing a state Supreme Court ruling on abortion will deter businesses from coming...

House GOP committee sets new fundraising mark

The political arm of the Kansas Republican House caucus pulled in $209,000 in 2019, the first time party leaders say that much was raised...

Sunday Reader: Challenge for Miller?; Capitol grill menu

Good morning everyone: Just in case you're not counting, there are eight days left before the 2020 Legislative session begins. We will soon be leaving the...

Sunday reader: Ward for Senate?; Victory Fund in Kansas

Good morning everyone: A relatively sedate week in Kansas politics. The biggest news on our end is we finally created a Facebook page. It only took...

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...

AG questions legality of food assistance directive

A plan by Gov. Laura Kelly's administration to extend food assistance benefits to adults without children who aren't working appears to violate state law,...

Sunflower Sunday reader: Farmers less optimistic about economy; Itemizations plummet

Good morning everyone: Lots going on in Kansas politics but much of it not necessarily centered on the Kansas Capitol. Yes, we have the ongoing dispute...

Capitol police set aside ban for protesters

Capitol police have lifted a year-long ban for the three protesters who unfurled mammoth banners in the statehouse condemning lawmakers for refusing to budge...

Sunflower Sunday Reader: Kansas Supreme Court agrees to hear ‘wrongful birth’...

Good day everyone: Hope you're enjoying the Legislature's short turnaround break, which lasts through Tuesday. We're running a little late today because we're just a...

Hawkins names first staff appointment as majority leader

New Kansas House Majority Leader Dan Hawkins on Wednesday announced that longtime Republican aide B.J. Harden would be his chief of staff. Harden, now chief...