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Election reform bills bring fiery debate for their impact on voters

TOPEKA — A Senate committee's handling of an election bill last week and legislation considered by the House ignited heated debate over the danger...

As immigrant’s health deteriorates in Seward County Jail, his wife pleads...

TOPEKA — Felipe Olvera Argueta was weeks away from being released from the Seward County Jail for a crime he didn't commit when his...

Kansas Attorney General’s Office scoffs at ACLU’s ‘grossly exaggerated’ fee request...

TOPEKA — The Kansas Attorney General's Office says attorneys involved in the American Civil Liberties Union's five-year legal battle over voter rights in Kansas...

Kansas House bill would remove guns from abusers to protect women...

TOPEKA — In 2009, Tyesha McNair was shot and killed by her ex-partner after deciding to leave the abusive relationship. McNair had obtained a protective...

U.S. House agriculture panel probes ‘systemic’ USDA discrimination against Black farmers

WASHINGTON — The House Agriculture Committee on Thursday heard about how Black farmers have faced decades of racial discrimination in their dealings with the...

Don’t Tread on Me license plate draws concerns from Kansas legislators...

TOPEKA — A bill passed Thursday by the Senate allowing Kansas to print “Don’t Tread on Me” license plates came under scrutiny by Democrats...

Biden slams ‘un-American’ GOP drive to curb voting rights in states

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday in his first formal news conference since taking office blasted Republican-controlled state legislatures that are seeking to...

House, Senate GOP leaders pledge to derail new Kansas mask order...

Gov. Kelly signs GOP's overhaul of Kansas' emergency management law and House and Senate leaders warn her not to issue a new mask mandate.

GOP restraint of House member’s voting-rights speech hinges on meaning of...

Kansas GOP relies on obscure rule on tedious conduct to cut off Democrat's filibuster on resolution denouncing federal election reform bill.

U.S. House passes Dreamers bill over GOP objections, as immigration debate...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House took up two bills Thursday that would grant legal status to broad groups of immigrants living and working in...

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