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State Advances Bill On Governor Age Limit

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers have advanced legislation requiring an age limit and residency requirement for governor and other statewide…  Read More >


Kansas Lawmakers Vote Down School Finance/Tax Plan

Rep. Diana Dierks argued against the proposal. By John Celock An effort by Kansas lawmakers to pass an omnibus bill…  Read More >


Kansas Rolls Back Food Sales Tax

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers have taken steps to roll back the state’s sales tax on food by one percent…  Read More >


Lawmakers Hear Abortion Information Bill

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers Monday held a hearing on legislation that would increase the amount of information that abortion…  Read More >


Kansas Panel Rejects Hospital Gun Ban

By John Celock A Kansas House committee narrowly rejected legislation that would have allowed the University of Kansas Medical Center…  Read More >


Dividing Lines Drawn On Hospital Gun Ban

By John Celock The first stages of a debate over legislation to ban guns at hospitals are showing dividing lines…  Read More >


Lawmakers Consider Hospital Gun Ban

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers heard testimony Thursday about a proposal to allow the University of Kansas Hospital to prohibit…  Read More >


Kansas Lawmakers Keep Pay-Go Rule

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers voted Thursday to keep the Legislature’s pay-go budget rule in effect in the state House…  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 Advance Lifeline 911 Bill

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers advanced legislation that would grant immunity for underage individuals seeking medical assistance while drunk or…  Read More >