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Democrat’s Amendments Stymies Kansas Refugee Bill

Rep. Brandon Whipple discussing religious freedom and children relating to refugee policy. By John Celock A Kansas Democrat’s efforts to…  Read More >


Heated Debate Precedes Tanning Bed Ban Vote

By John Celock Following heated debate about parental rights, Kansas lawmakers advanced a bill that would prohibit minors from accessing…  Read More >


Lawmakers Advance Election Workers Not Solicitors Bill

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers advanced legislation Tuesday that would classify election workers not being solicitors. The House vote came…  Read More >


Kansas Lawmakers Pass Budget

By John Celock Following a debate centered on Medicare and school finance, the Kansas House of Representatives passed the state’s…  Read More >


Lawmakers Introduce Bill For Disabled Athletes

Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan. By John Celock A group of Kansas lawmakers have introduced legislation that would create…  Read More >


Kansas Judicial Selection Change Advances; Falls Short Of Needed Majority

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers gave preliminary approval to a constitutional amendment to overhaul the state’s judicial selection, but it…  Read More >


SCOTUS Reverses Kansas Supreme Court In Death Penalty Case

By John Celock The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the Kansas Supreme Court’s decision to end the death penalty in…  Read More >


15 Most Interesting Young Elected Officials Of 2015

Oswego Mayor-elect Billy Barlow By John Celock Young elected officials across the country at all levels of government have been…  Read More >


‘Largest Tax Increase’ In Kansas Defeated After Rare Overnight Hold

By John Celock Updated 11:23 a.m. June 11, 2015 Following an additional two hours in session on Thursday morning, the…  Read More >


Lawmakers Pass Omnibus Kansas Alcohol Bill

By John Celock An omnibus alcohol bill, that includes a provision to allow BYOB wine at private parties at businesses,…  Read More >