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Sunday Reader: Statehouse races targeted; Mail ballots soar

Good morning: Well, we all are set to return to Topeka this week. Everyone is wondering how long this special session will last? Let's keep our...

Democrats mourn passing of former party chair

Kansas Democrats today are remembering former party Chairman Lee Kinch, who passed away early Tuesday morning. Kinch, a Derby attorney who led Kansas Democrats to...

UPDATED: Kelly vetoes emergency powers bill

(Updated to include Republican reaction with edits throughout) Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday announced she was vetoing a bill passed during an around-the-clock session of...

Democrats pick Benson replacement in House

Democrats have found someone to replace state Rep. Dave Benson, who abruptly resigned about a week ago to move out of state. On Sunday, Democratic...

Longtime educator challenges House speaker

The retiring president of the Olathe chapter of the National Education Association is mounting a challenge against House Speaker Ron Ryckman Jr. Kathy Meyer, a...

Third Democratic candidate emerges in House District 10

A new candidate has emerged in the Democratic primary for House District 10, creating a three-way race to replace Eileen Horn in the Legislature. Christina...

Sunday Reader: New ‘liberty’ PAC formed; Kansans driving less

Good morning everyone: It is was an extraordinary, if not immensely tiring, week for one and all — and it was just one day. Many of...

Kansas unemployment rate rockets upward in April

The unemployment rate in Kansas soared to its highest point in more than 40 years as it more than tripled in April as the...

Bid to tack Medicaid expansion onto cable bill falls short

As the 2020 legislative session nears an end, lawmakers made one last push to expand Medicaid by tacking it on to a bill focused...

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

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...