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National Democrats target 18 statehouse races

National Democrats are homing in on 18 Kansas statehouse races in their drive to break up the Republican supermajority in the Kansas Legislature. The Democratic...

Sunday Reader: Senate hopefuls & vaccines; Replacing Beier

Good morning everybody: The week ended on a climactic note with state Supreme Court Justice Carol Beier's surprise retirement announcement and the governor's late afternoon...

Wagle shuffles committee assignments

Senate President Susan Wagle announced a series of new committee assignments on Thursday with incoming Republican Sen. Mike Thompson joining the chamber. Wagle announced that...

UPDATED: Former TV meteorologist announces state Senate bid

(Updated with Thompson interview reflecting his views on climate change and adviser role at Heartland Institute) Meteorologist Mike Thompson on Monday morning announced he was...

UPDATED: Pilcher-Cook retiring from state Senate

(Updated to include more interviews and data about the futureΒ  of the Senate 10 District race) Longtime Republican state Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook on Friday announced...

UDPATED: New candidate emerges for Pilcher-Cook Senate seat

(Updated to reflect Constance's official filing) A Shawnee City councilwoman who has been in the headlines for her environmental advocacy has filed to run for...

UPDATED: Legislature sends abortion-reversal bill to governor

(Updated to include links to how lawmakers voted and additional comment from senators.) With drug-induced abortions rising in Kansas, the Legislature on Friday approved a...

Equality Kansas seeks to reverse transgender birth certificate policy

The state's leading advocacy group for LGBT rights plans to ask lawmakers to allow transgender people to correct their gender marker on their birth...