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Coalition wants Kansas tobacco age raised to 21

A group of public health advocates is working on legislation for next session to raise the age for buying tobacco products and electronic cigarettes...

Supreme Court presses school district plaintiffs on funding

Kansas Supreme Court justices on Thursday pressed the school district plaintiffs on just how much money it would take to constitutionally fund public education. They...

NRA doles out Kansas statehouse endorsements

The National Rifle Association has issued its legislative endorsements for the general election. We already know that the NRA backed Republican Kris Kobach for...

ACLU drops lawsuit over Israel boycott law

The American Civil Liberties Union on Friday dropped its lawsuit against Kansas over a law barring state contractors from boycotting Israel. The ACLU agreed to...

Appointments to Dyslexia Task Force complete

The appointments to a special state task force to study dyslexia are now complete. The task force, approved by the Legislature this year, will advise...

Kobach promises executive order requiring E-Verify

If he's elected governor, Republican Kris Kobach said Thursday night he would sign an executive order requiring state agencies to use a federal database...

Supreme Court suspect of education plan, presses challengers on funding solution

Kansas Supreme Court justices on Tuesday dubiously greeted the state’s new education finance plan even while pressing the attorney for the plaintiff school districts...

Kansas ready to forge ahead on sports wagering

Leading Kansas legislators say they’re ready to start planning for legalized sports wagering after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal law prohibiting...

Millions in Sprint state income tax credits expire as key bill...

Sprint piled up $100 million in Kansas income tax credits that expired after a bill extending a key development incentive failed to win legislative...

School funding plaintiffs: New education finance bill unconstitutional

A new law allocating $536 million more to education over five years continues the Legislature's pattern of underfunding Kansas schools, the plaintiffs in the...