Agriculture

U.S. House agriculture panel to key in on climate change and...

WASHINGTON — Democrats are eyeing proposals that would support programs for U.S. farmers — who have suffered catastrophic losses from severe weather events in...

Kansas law enforcement pushes back on legalizing medical marijuana

TOPEKA — Gray areas in a bill legalizing marijuana for medical use in Kansas are raising concerns among law enforcement officers and some medical...

Democratic governor, GOP lawmakers unify to dedicate $60M for low-cost loan...

Gov. Laura Kelly signs bipartisan bill creating $60 million low-interest loan program for small businesses struggling with the pandemic.

Kansas medical marijuana advocates make case for legalization of borderline ‘miracle...

TOPEKA — Three years ago, April Hatch sat at her grandmother’s bedside, listening as she agonizingly withdrew from prescription pain medications and told Hatch...

Kansas Republican state Sen. Bud Estes passes away after lengthy illness

Dodge City Sen. Bud Estes, a Republican, passes away after lengthy illness. Colleagues remember his as dedicated lawmaker.

Convenience stores, municipal governments want piece of action if Kansas legalizes...

Kansas Senate committee absorbs advice on how to amend a bill legalizing sports betting online and at casinos.

Moran part of bipartisan U.S. Senate effort to create sanctuary in...

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran is among a bipartisan group supporting tax credits and grants to expand healthy grocery options in food deserts.

Kansas Senate demands governor prioritize ‘law-abiding citizens’ over prisoners for vaccines

TOPEKA — A resolution passed Thursday by the Kansas Senate calls on the governor to prioritize “law-abiding citizens” before incarcerated individuals in the COVID-19...

Former Govs. Carlin, Hayden laud revamping of statewide economic development strategy

Former Govs. Hayden and Carlin, credited with unleashing a statewide eco-devo strategy in the 1980s, welcome Gov. Kelly's effort on that front.

Senate bill provides quarter-million-dollar loans to Kansas businesses hurt by pandemic

TOPEKA — Kansas senators moved without opposition Monday to pass a measure using state idle funds to provide low-interest loans to businesses financially hobbled...

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