Bonuses flowing to Kansas workers providing direct care for people with disabilities
Kansas is dedicating $51 million in federal funding to bonuses for 28,500 workers providing home or community care to people with disabilities.
EPA orders Kansas company to stop polluting wetlands, remediate 3.7 acres
EPA demands repeat Clean Water Act polluter clean up illegal dump on at least 3.7 acres of wetlands near Neosho River.
Former Kansas GOP governor Hayden endorses reelection of Democrat Kelly
Former GOP Gov. Mike Hayden endorses Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's reelection in her contest against Attorney General Derek Schmidt.
Kansas recovers 80% of jobs lost to COVID-19, jobless figure ticks up to 2.5%
GOP gubernatorial candidate Derek Schmidt says Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly damaged the state's job market by fumbling the COVID-19 response.
Former KCK cop accused of framing Black man for murder indicted in sex assault cases
A former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective accused of framing a Black man for murder was indicted for alleged sexual assault of two women.
Marshall pressures social media platforms, CDC to boldly move against fentanyl abuse
U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall, R-Kansas, is introducing legislation to force social media companies to curtail sale of fentanyl-laced drugs on their platforms.
U.S. Justice Department to appeal Trump special master order
The U.S. Justice Department will appeal a Florida federal judge’s ruling this week appointing an independent arbiter to review thousands of sensitive materials the FBI seized from former President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach residence, the department notified the court Thursday. Government prosecutors are also asking U.S. District Judge Aileen M. Cannon not to force them […]
Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves crosses party line — again — to endorse Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly
Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves, a Republican, crosses aisle to endorse for reelection Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly rather than GOP nominee Derek Schmidt.
Schmidt seeks passage of state sales tax exemption for diapers, feminine hygiene products
Attorney General Derek Schmidt, GOP candidate for governor, seeks an exemption from the state's 6.5% sales tax for diapers and feminine hygiene products.
Pyle impatient with Schmidt’s 100-day deadline for transgender sports ban in Kansas
Independent gubernatorial candidate Dennis Pyle says 100 days far too long to wait for Legislature to ban transgender individuals from female sports teams.
Kansas sales, income tax revenue exceeds projection for 25th consecutive month
The Kansas Department of Revenue reported state income and sales tax revenue surpassed expectations by $11 million in August.
Kelly drops first legal sports bet in Kansas with $15 on Chiefs to win Super Bowl
Gov. Laura Kelly betting the legalizing sports gambling in Kansas can contribute to job growth, economic development and deliver new state revenue.