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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 >

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 >

Kansas Lawmakers Advance Local Government Efficiency Bill

Rep. Tom Cox carrying bill on House floor. (Photo courtesy of Rep. Tom Cox) By John Celock After assurances that…  Read More >

How ‘Game Changer’ Kansas Schools Deal Was Reached

Link to PDF of signed agreement: Kansas School Agreement Link to PDF of final agreement filed with State Supreme Court:…  Read More >

Kansas Lawmakers Pass DUI Memorial Sign Bill

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers passed legislation Monday that would allow the state to erect highway signs as memorials to…  Read More >

Kansas Lawmakers Introduce Committee Livestreaming Bill

By John Celock A pair of Republican lawmakers in Kansas have introduced the latest version of a bill to have…  Read More >

GovExec State&Local: Kansas Advanced Voting Story

By John Celock A story I have written for GovExec State and Local’s Route 50 project was published on Monday….  Read More >

Kansas Lawmakers Vote To Continue Transportation Partnership

By John Celock The Kansas House of Representatives voted to continue the close relationship between two transportation agencies after receiving…  Read More >