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Lawmakers Pass Correction Officer Raises

By John Celock Kansas legislators have advanced raises for corrections officers, fixing an item left out of a proposed state…  Read More >

Warden’s Email Raises Kansas Lawmakers’ Anger

By John Celock A Kansas prison warden’s email that a massive prison reconstruction project is a “go” is raising eyebrows…  Read More >

Ryckman Elected Kansas House Speaker

By John Celock A conservative Republican from the Kansas City suburbs will be the next speaker of the Kansas House…  Read More >

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 >

Kansas Lawmakers Give Preliminary Budget Approval

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Ron Ryckman Jr. and House Majority Leader Jene Vickrey discuss the budget with staffers during debate….  Read More >

Kansas Lawmakers Advance Corrections Pay Hike

By John Celock Kansas corrections officers could be in line for a pay raise under a budget proposal approved by…  Read More >

Kansas Judicial Selection Overhaul Defeated

By John Celock A proposal to overhaul the way Kansas Supreme Court justices are selected was defeated Thursday in the…  Read More >

New Jersey Lawmakers Advance Juvenile Justice Overhaul

By John Celock A New Jersey legislative committee has advanced legislation that would overhaul the state’s juvenile justice system. The…  Read More >

Kansas Lawmakers Endorse Plan To Reduce Juvenile Crime

By John Celock A Kansas legislative committee has endorsed a plan that could lead to cost savings and a reduction…  Read More >

Kansas Corrections Officer Pay Hike Proposed

By John Celock A Kansas legislative committee has recommended to start the process that could lead to a two percent…  Read More >