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Sunday Reader: Disputed endorsement; New PAC in Big 1st

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Good morning everyone: Another hot news week in Kansas politics (yes, we're tired of saying that), marked by escalating tensions between Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly...

Dick Bond remembered: 1935-2020

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Former Kansas Senate President Dick Bond passed away Thursday. He was 84. Bond was appointed to the Kansas Senate in 1986 and then elected...

Governor tweaks budget plan

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Gov. Laura Kelly's administration released a revised plan for addressing the revenue shortfall facing the state, this time with tweaks that address questions from...

SCOTUS declines to review Kansas criminal threat law

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(Developing: Will be updated) The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two Kansas Supreme Court decisions striking down part of the state’s criminal...

Sunday Reader: New federal prison; SCOTUS & concealed carry

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Good morning everyone: Other than major decisions out of the U.S. Supreme Court, it was kind of a ho-hum week in state politics — maybe...

Schmidt responds to SCOTUS case after siding with employer

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The U.S. Supreme Court didn't go in Attorney General Derek Schmidt's favor this time. Kansas was among 16 states that asked the justices to re-examine...

Sunday Reader: Car crashes plummet; Kobach’s coffee house visit

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Good morning everyone: Finally. The 2020 legislative session is now behind us. And even though it basically was over March 19 with a wrapup overnight...

UPDATED: Schmidt will appeal voter citizenship case to SCOTUS

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(Updated to include comments from Kobach and the ACLU) Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Tuesday he will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review...

A.G. questions validity of Kelly’s emergency declaration

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Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says the validity of Gov. Laura Kelly's second disaster declaration is "doubtful," finding that state law does not authorize...

Sunday Reader: Abortion lobbying; Kobach & 2022 Olympics

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Good morning everyone: Hope everyone is well. It's going to be a busy weak when the gears of the Kansas Legislature start moving again as...