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Kelly, Legislature endorse compromise on K-12 education policy, funding

TOPEKA — A bipartisan education bill embraced by Gov. Laura Kelly appeared headed Friday for approval as the Legislature committed the state to limiting...

Heartbreaking stories of Black maternal deaths, pregnancy complications, racism related at...

WASHINGTON — When U.S. Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri was pregnant with her first child, Zion, she saw a sign in her doctor’s office...

Prayer service at Kansas Statehouse features apology to American Indians

TOPEKA — Rep. Randy Garber delivered an apology to American Indians during a prayer ceremony Thursday on the south steps of the Kansas Statehouse,...

Constitutional convention effort falters in Kansas Senate after lengthy debate

TOPEKA — After a long and sometimes circular debate Wednesday in which Kansas Senators called into question their oaths of office and duty to uphold...

House Democrat offers cynical ‘hallelujah’ for bill touted by Kansas attorney...

House Democrat laces commentary about opioid litigation and settlement bill with acidic ttack on state's GOP attorney general.

Attempt to ban transgender athletes from school sports fails in Kansas...

TOPEKA — The Senate-led charge to ban transgender athletes from school sports crumbled Monday when an effort to override the governor fell one vote...

Kansas Legislature votes to override governor’s veto of lowered concealed carry...

TOPEKA — The Kansas Legislature moved Monday to override the governor’s veto on a hotly-debated bill to lower the concealed carry minimum age to...

Kansas GOP: D.C. statehood nothing more than audacious power grab by...

Kansas GOP members of Congress reject maneuver by Democrats to push statehood for District of Columbia, suggest transferring land to Maryland.

Justice Stegall denounces Kansas Supreme Court’s refusal to overrule ‘black mark’...

Kansas Supreme Court affirms Brownback-era abortion law despite claim it subverts individual's right to trial in medical malpractice case.

Kansas housing crisis squashing opportunity for lower-income homebuyers

Ongoing study of Kansas housing reveals market forces beneficial to wealthy homebuyers that squeeze out lower-income home seekers.

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