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Federal telehealth bill heightens conversation about broadband access in rural Kansas

TOPEKA — New federal legislation to make pandemic-based telehealth allowances permanent has researchers, broadband advocates and lawmakers talking about the importance of bridging the...

Kansas House speaker backs Derek Schmidt in bid for governor

TOPEKA — Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt secured a noteworthy endorsement in his campaign for Kansas governor Tuesday from House Speaker Ron Ryckman, ending...

With Kansas eviction moratorium lifted, advocates prepare for surge in homelessness

TOPEKA — Homeless shelters in Kansas metro areas are already seeing more requests for housing in the days after legislative leaders lifted a statewide...

Surging tax collections in Kansas reflect uncertainty of economic recovery

TOPEKA — A sparkling state revenue report for May reflects the challenges of accurately predicting what will happen in a post-pandemic economy goosed by...

Kansas racial justice panel turns focus to equitable distribution of federal...

TOPEKA — As Kansas is set to receive about $1.6 billion in discretionary pandemic relief aid from the federal government, a state equity panel...

‘Get a shot and have a beer’: Biden touts free brew,...

WASHINGTON — Free child care during COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Late-night appointment slots on Fridays. And free beer for everybody over 21 if President Joe Biden’s...

Federal lawsuit challenges Kansas’ new advance mail balloting process

Advocacy groups file federal lawsuit challenging Kansas' ban on out-of-state entities sending advance ballot applications to voters.

Kansas business leaders, governor meet amid push to end extra unemployment...

TOPEKA — A group of business leaders from across Kansas met Tuesday with Gov. Laura Kelly, pushing the Democratic governor to change her stance...

Influx of Texas, Oklahoma residents seeking an abortion drives up Kansas...

TOPEKA — A surge in out-of-state residents seeking abortions in Kansas last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic moved incidence of the procedure to a...

Kansas governor offers raffle incentive for COVID-19 vaccine

TOPEKA — Gov. Laura Kelly announced Tuesday that Kansans could win prizes if they get a COVID-19 vaccine or test. “The Race to End COVID-19”...

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