Monthly Archives: February 2017

Tallahassee Mayor Considering Governor Run

By John Celock Tallahassee’s 37-year-old mayor is considering a bid to become Florida’s next governor. Mayor Andrew Gillum (D) announced…  Read More >


Kansas Lawmakers Approve Diabetes Prevention Program

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers have advanced legislation that would upgrade efforts on diabetes prevention. The state House of Representatives…  Read More >


Lawmakers Approve Opioid Overdose Bill

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers have advanced legislation that would allow for first responders to carry medication that can reverse…  Read More >


Lawmakers Advance, Delay Transportation Bills

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers advanced two transportation bills while sending one to another committee for additional review. The state…  Read More >


Kansas House Defeats Planned Parenthood Funding Ban

Reps. Chuck Weber and Brandon Whipple during the Planned Parenthood debate. By John Celock The Kansas House of Representatives defeated…  Read More >


Kansas House Approves Medicaid Expansion

Reps. Susan Concannon and Troy Waymaster debate Medicaid expansion on the House floors. By John Celock Following several years of…  Read More >


Kansas Senate Sustains Tax Hike Veto

By John Celock The Kansas Senate voted Wednesday to sustain Gov. Sam Brownback’s (R) veto of tax hike legislation, killing…  Read More >


Kansas House Overrides Governor’s Tax Hike Veto

By John Celock The Kansas House of Representatives voted Wednesday to override the Gov. Sam Brownback’s (R) veto of legislation…  Read More >


Kansas Governor Announces Tax Hike Veto

By John Celock Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) has announced that he will veto legislation hiking income taxes in the…  Read More >


Lawmakers Reject Hiking Contribution Limits

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected legislation Tuesday that would have raised campaign contribution limits. The state House of…  Read More >


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