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State pays $900,000 to judicial nominee’s law firm for defending abortion...

The state has paid the law firm of Gov. Laura Kelly's appeals court nominee almost $1 million to defend limits on abortion approved by...

Hineman requests House-only interim committee on Medicaid expansion

Republican state Rep. Don Hineman on Friday asked legislative leadership to approve an interim committee made up only of House members to study Medicaid...

Three Johnson County judicial nominees sent to governor

Gov. Laura Kelly is going to get a new judicial appointment, this time in Johnson County where she will select from three nominees to...

Governor signs bills allowing scooter regulations, creating suicide prevention coordinator

Gov. Laura  Kelly on Thursday signed six bills, including legislation that creates a youth suicide prevention coordinator and lets local governments regulate electric-powered scooters. Kelly...

UPDATED: Kelly administration ends $111 million in no-bid contracts

(Updated to reflect response from CGI) Gov. Laura Kelly's administration on Thursday ended $111 million in no-bid contracts with a Canadian information technology company that...

Kansas Supreme Court grapples with judicial appointment dispute

The Kansas Supreme Court on Thursday seemed puzzled about how to reconcile a dispute over whether Gov. Laura Kelly can still nominate a state...

Attorney general asks state Supreme Court to sort out judicial appointment

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Monday asked the Kansas Supreme Court to settle the dispute over whether Gov. Laura Kelly can still nominate...

Sunflower Sunday Reader: New lobbying numbers; Holscher’s mystery announcement; Sports wagering...

Happy Easter everyone: Hope everyone is having a restful break before returning to the Capitol in a little more than a week. Relatively speaking, it wasn't...

Kelly makes safe play on Farm Bureau bill, eying potential long-term...

The Farm Bureau's health benefit plan was politically precarious for Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly. Sign the bill and risk alienating parts of her base that...

Kelly moving forward with court nominee; former longtime JOCO prosecutor named...

Gov. Laura Kelly is moving forward with the appointment of a new judge to fill an opening on the Kansas Court of Appeals despite...