Tag Archives: kansas politics

Kansas Report Recommends Billions More For Schools

By John Celock A consultant’s report is recommending that Kansas lawmakers put between $1.7 billion and $2 billion more into…  Read More >

Lawmakers Skeptical About Auditor Change

By john Celock Kansas lawmakers expressed skepticism Wednesday about legislation to remove the state’s auditor from the control of the…  Read More >

Kansas Advances Tax Transparency Bill

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday to provide public disclosure of the state’s tax credit programs. The…  Read More >

Lawmakers Advance Dyslexia Task Force

Kansas Rep. Tom Cox, a co-sponsor of the original dyslexia bill, speaking on the House floor in a file photo….  Read More >

Kansas House Rejects Death Penalty Repeal

By John Celock The Kansas House of Representatives killed an amendment to end the death penalty in the state. The…  Read More >

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 Keep Aviation Budget Boost In Place

By John Celock Kansas legislative budget writers beat back a proposal to cut a funding boost for two state aviation…  Read More >

Five New Lieutenant Governors This Year

By John Celock The nation has five new lieutenant governors this year with three midterm vacancies combining with two newly…  Read More >

Pence Vote Confirms Brownback

By John Celock A tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence Wednesday has confirmed the nomination of Kansas Gov. Sam…  Read More >

Court Strikes Down Kansas School Finance Law

By John Celock The Kansas Supreme Court struck down the state’s latest school finance law Monday, setting the stage for…  Read More >