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UPDATED: Revenue estimates skyrocket more than half billion dollars

(Updated to reflect comments from Kansas Chamber, Kansas Action for Children, Kansas House speaker) State revenue forecasters predicted sunny financial times ahead, boosting revenue estimates...

How they voted: Balloting for judicial candidates

Here is a look at how each of the nine members of the Supreme Court Nominating Commission voted in recommending three candidates to Gov....

Transparency of Supreme Court nominating panel questioned

This time, it was supposed to be different. When a panel of five lawyers and four nonlawyers recently convened to recommend new justices to the...

Kelly’s approval rating climbs again

For the second straight month, Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's popularity improved, climbing above the 50% mark for the first time. Morning Consult released its approval...

Sunday Reader: Senate 7 dance; ‘Absolute warrior’ passes

Good morning everyone: An extraordinarily slow week, maybe the slowest since we started this little venture about 18 months ago. Frankly, most everything that happened last...

Senate Medicaid plan starts falling into place

The Senate plan to expand Medicaid is starting to fall into place, giving supporters hope that 2020 will be the year the Legislature extends...

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....

Ward takes first step to state Senate run

Longtime Democratic state Rep. Jim Ward has taken the first official step to running for the Kansas Senate. Ward filed paperwork naming former Kansas Democratic...

UPDATED: Democrat lines up against Warren in District 28

(Updated to reflect that Jercha no longer works for Burns & McDonnell, comments from Jercha and Warren with edits throughout) Democrats have a candidate lined...

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...