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Kansas Supreme Court issues 1-year suspension to judge for racist, sexist...

Kansas Supreme Court suspends for one year a district court judge guilty of sexist and racist remarks and behavior damaging to the justice system.

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...

Moms Demand Action wants domestic abusers in Kansas to relinquish guns

TOPEKA — Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, an organization aimed at curbing gun violence in Kansas and across the country, didn’t let...

Governor: Kansas pays out $290M in fraudulent jobless claims

Kansas officials estimate $290 million in fraudulent state and federal unemployment benefits were issued in 2020 as COVID-19 raged.

Kansas Chamber leads charge to torpedo state Board of Tax Appeals...

Allegations of conflict of interest flashed during the Kansas Senate confirmation hearing for a nominee to the state Board of Tax Appeals.

Kansas A.G., Republican lawmakers propose ‘legislative veto’ of state agency rules

TOPEKA — Kansas' chief legal officer and Republican leaders in the Legislature introduced Tuesday a constitutional amendment allowing an avenue for legislators to block...

Bill in Kansas House would give offenders a way out of...

TOPEKA — Kansas legislators are again considering a bill offering dramatic changes to the rules around the state’s expansive public offender registry. The Kansas Offenders...

Lawrence activists not happy with D.A.’s inaction after campaigning on murder...

TOPEKA — The new Douglas County district attorney is under fire by local activists who say she campaigned on the pain of a man...

Kansas officials rack up $4M bill in defense of baseless voter...

TOPEKA — The American Civil Liberties Union and other attorneys want to be repaid more than $4 million for their five-year legal battle with...

Amid ‘wild west’ of college recruiting, a Kansas bill could allow...

TOPEKA — Representatives of several Kansas universities support a bill allowing collegiate student-athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness as soon as...

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