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Three candidates recommended for appeals court

A special nominating commission on Tuesday recommended a federal public defender and two lawyers in private practice for a seat on the Kansas Court...

Supreme Court justice selection: How they voted

As Gov. Laura Kelly weighs her next pick for the Kansas Supreme Court, we thought we would give you the ballots that showed how...

Sunday Reader: Filling statewide officeholder vacancies

Good morning everyone: We started last week with heartbreaking news that Rep. Greg Lewis passed away in the early morning hours of Feb. 17 before...

Court of Appeals candidates: A closer look

A special nominating commission created by Gov. Laura Kelly will meet next week to interview candidates for a seat on the Kansas Court of...

UPDATED: GOP lawmakers rework Medicaid expansion bill

(Updated to include more reporting during the day with edits throughout). A compromise proposal to expand Medicaid hit a roadblock Thursday when Republican lawmakers added...

House committee advances tax measures

A pair of tax bills - one addressing itemizing and another increasing the standard deduction - advanced out of a House committee Wednesday. The House...

House panels oppose Kelly reorganization plans

Republican-controlled committees on Tuesday recommended against Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's plans to restructure state social service agencies and the state's energy office. Two committees struck...

Senate leadership divide grows over Medicaid expansion

The divide between top Republican leaders in the Kansas Senate widened Monday over attempts to link Medicaid expansion to a constitutional amendment on abortion. Senate...

UPDATED: Abortion amendment defeated; Medicaid expansion threatened

(Updated to include comments from Senate majority leader and Planned Parenthood president) Abortion opponents' drive to overturn a historic state Supreme Court decision that found...

UPDATED: Moran campaigns for abortion amendment

(Updated to reflect Roger Marshall's involvement) On the eve of a major vote in the Kansas House, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran lobbied for a proposed...