Dolly Parton celebrates statewide expansion in Kansas of literacy program for children
By: Tim Carpenter - August 15, 2023
Singer Dolly Parton and Gov. Laura Kelly celebrate statewide expansion in Kansas of a literacy program delivering books to children ages 0-5.
Marion publisher’s lawyer chastises police for treating newspaper as ‘drug cartel,’ ‘street gang’
By: Tim Carpenter - August 14, 2023
Society of Professional Journalists dedicates $20,000 to support legal action by Marion County Record, which was raided by Kansas law enforcement.
Democrat Eli Woody tying 2nd District campaign to issues germane to Kansans — not D.C. insiders
By: Tim Carpenter - August 14, 2023
Eli Woody, a former school teacher, is seeking the Democratic Party's nomination to challenge GOP U.S. Rep. Jake Laturner in the 2nd District.
Police stage ‘chilling’ raid on Marion County newspaper, seizing computers, records and cellphones
By: Sherman Smith, Sam Bailey, Rachel Mipro and Tim Carpenter - August 11, 2023
MARION — In an unprecedented raid Friday, local law enforcement seized computers, cellphones and reporting materials from the Marion County Record office, the newspaper’s reporters, and the publisher’s home. Eric Meyer, owner and publisher of the newspaper, said police were motivated by a confidential source who leaked sensitive documents to the newspaper, and the message […]
Moran, Davids celebrate anniversary of health care law by urging veterans to step forward
By: Tim Carpenter - August 11, 2023
Four of six Kansans in Congress voted for PACT Act to deliver health care and disability benefits to generations of service members exposed to toxins.
Latest Kansas Board of Regents appointees placing a premium on student recruiting
By: Tim Carpenter - August 10, 2023
Gov. Laura Kelly's latest appointees to Kansas Board of Regents are eager to boost student recruitment and educate Kansans with diverse backgrounds.
Lawrence City Commission narrowly adopts prohibition on single-use plastic bags
By: Tim Carpenter - August 9, 2023
The Lawrence City Commission capped on a 3-2 vote many years of debate by approving a ban on use of single-use plastic bags within city limits.
Kansas State University president diagnosed with throat, tongue cancer
By: Tim Carpenter - August 8, 2023
Kansas State University President Richard Linton discloses cancer diagnosis and will receive daily treatment at KU Cancer Center in Kansas City, Kansas.
Gov. Laura Kelly forms PAC to support moderate GOP, Democratic legislative candidates
By: Tim Carpenter - August 7, 2023
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly said on the Kansas Reflector podcast she launched a PAC to support moderate GOP and Democratic legislative candidates in 2024.
Kansas official points to mistakes, improvements in processing Medicaid eligibility renewals
By: Tim Carpenter - August 4, 2023
Kansas Department of Health and Environment outlines challenges of reviewing Medicaid eligibility after 3-year pause due to COVID-19 emergency.
Kobach alleges ‘wobbly’ claims by rivals in Kansas birth certificate fight an invitation to tyranny
By: Tim Carpenter - August 3, 2023
Attorney General Kris Kobach says 2019 federal court order didn't render unconstitutional a Kansas law requiring birth certificates to reflect sex at birth.
Wichita police say nothing explosive in ‘suspicious’ container left outside abortion clinic
By: Tim Carpenter - August 2, 2023
A "suspicious" package was found outside Trust Women abortion clinic in Wichita, but investigators say nothing inside was explosive.