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Kansas Dems Defeated In Education, Gun Vote Attempts

By John Celock Attempts by Kansas House Democrats to bring school finance and gun safety bills to the state House…  Read More >


Kansan Seeks To Become Nation’s Youngest Governor

By John Celock A former Obama Administration official and Kansas agriculture secretary is seeking to become the nation’s youngest governor….  Read More >


Abortion Notification Bill Advances

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers have advanced legislation that would increase the amount of information abortion providers would have to…  Read More >


Lawmakers Advance IT Security Bill

By John Celock Following intense debate over the impact of the bill, Kansas lawmakers voted Friday to give preliminary approval…  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 Committee Cuts Off Debate Over Teacher Bill

By John Celock A Kansas legislative committee chairman abruptly adjourned a committee meeting Tuesday following an attempt to overrule his…  Read More >


Inclusion Pushed In Kansas House

By John Celock As Kansas lawmakers gathered for the first session since elections gave moderate Republicans and Democrats more seats…  Read More >


Kansas House Dems Replace Leader

Less than a month after growing their caucus by 12 members, Kansas House Democrats have ousted their leader in favor…  Read More >


Kansas Lawmakers Pass School Finance Plan

By John Celock Following a contentious debate on one of the most contentious issues in the state, Kansas lawmakers have…  Read More >


Kansas Lawmakers Kill Minimum Wage And Prevailing Wage Proposals

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers killed three Democratic proposals to raise the state’s minimum wage and to allow for local…  Read More >