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Primary turnout expected to be highest since ’96

Kansas is expecting to see its highest voter turnout for a primary in 24 years when voters go to the polls to cast ballots...

Sunday Reader: Super PAC fundraising; A new TV ad record

Good morning everyone: Last week was like a track meet with so much news happening. A congressman charged with voter fraud, school openings to be delayed,...

Governor announces new KCC nominee

(Developing: Will be updated) Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday announced that she's nominating an Overland Park utilities lawyer to the Kansas Corporation Commission. Kelly is naming...

ACLU: A political evolution in Kansas

When Micah Kubic took the helm of the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas in 2015, it was a shell of what it is...

Ethics Commission fines former corrections secretary

The Kansas Ethics Commission on Wednesday fined former state Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood $5,000 for violating state ethics law by taking a job with...

Warren announces state Senate bid

Republican state Rep. Kellie Warren on Friday announced she would mount a primary challenge against GOP state Sen. John Skubal in Johnson County. Elected to...

Sunday Reader: Self-funded campaigns; Digital sales tax

Good morning everyone: Week 2 of the 2020 legislative session was hectic, and Week 3 promises to escalate with more hearings on Medicaid expansion, not...

More inclusive plaque to replace Brownback-only marker

A legislative panel on Wednesday voted to replace a plaque commemorating the state Capitol restoration that featured just former Gov. Sam Brownback's name. Senate Minority...

UPDATED: Adkins gearing up for campaign announcement

(Updated to include comment from the Weir campaign). Former Kansas Republican Party Chairwoman Amanda Adkins plans to launch her candidacy for Congress next month, according...

UPDATED: Planned Parenthood’s legal fees will cost state $464,000

(Updated to include comments from state) A legal battle over whether Kansas could cut Planned Parenthood off from Medicaid funding will end up costing the...