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State Senate primaries could set stage for presidency

As candidates campaign for the statehouse across Kansas, another race has been quietly playing out on a larger scale that will help determine leadership...

KCC nominee clears Senate confirmation panel

Gov. Laura Kelly's nominee to the Kansas Corporation Commission won the approval of a Senate committee on Wednesday, saying he would be an independent...

UPDATED: Senate president’s daughter passes away

(Updated to include reaction to announcement) The Kansas Senate took a moment of silence Tuesday morning after it was announced that Senate President Susan Wagle's...

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...

Sunday Reader: Coal plant purchase returns; Statehouse pay

Good morning everyone: The Chiefs don't play until tonight, so you will have plenty of time to peruse this week's roundup of Kansas political news....

Commerce secretary nominee apologizes for Facebook post

Social media is again threatening to undo one of Gov. Laura Kelly's nominees, this time over a Facebook post suggestively mocking a sitting state...

Senate rolls out committee memberships; new Democrats gain leadership posts

The two newest Senate Democrats have been assigned leadership positions on key committees after leaving the GOP within about the last week. Sens. Barbara Bollier...

After 100 days, what have we learned about Gov. Colyer?

More welcoming? Yes. Any less conservative than his predecessor? Not so much. Those are the most common themes you will hear about Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer...