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.
Former Topeka City Council candidate faces federal charges from violence at U.S. Capitol
TOPEKA — Federal agents on Friday arrested Will Pope, a former Topeka City Council candidate, for federal charges related to the Jan. 6 violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. A graphic video shows Pope draped in a flag and standing in a doorway on the east side of the Capitol as police struggle to gain […]
What Senate Republicans are saying about Trump’s impeachment trial
WASHINGTON — The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is set to begin Tuesday, when the Senate will start hearing arguments over whether Trump should be convicted of inciting the violent mob that lay siege to the Capitol. So far, no Senate Republican has outright backed a vote to convict Trump, and many […]
Kansas senator believes political propaganda, fearmongering impairs COVID-19 response
Physician and Sen. Mark Steffen's caustic manner and striden views on COVID-19 were felt on the Reno County Commission and now in the Kansas Capitol.
Kansas abortion amendment inspires call for boycott of Republican-affiliated businesses
Kansas organization opposed to a constitutional amendment on abortion is calling for a boycott of businesses affiliated with GOP legislators.
Cancer-stricken Sedgwick County election commissioner forced out for violating IT policy
Secretary of State Schwab defends decision to oust Sedgwick County election commissioner for violating voter database security protocol.
Kansas Capitol: Loneliest of Trump, Biden protesters mark presidential transfer of power
Kansas' loneliest protesters, Edward Myers and Graham Bonsall, put First Amendment exclamation point on presidential transition from Trump to Biden.
Gov. Kelly closes three state office buildings, limits Capitol access for two days
Three state office buildings near the Kansas Capitol will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday with public access limiting at the statehouse.
Kansas delegation splits along party lines on impeachment
Kansas congressional delegation splits on party lines on House impeachment vote against President Donald Trump.
Federal authorities open more than 170 cases in probe of U.S. Capitol attack
WASHINGTON — Nearly a week after a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, top officials at the FBI and Department of Justice held their first news conference on Tuesday to announce they are directing prosecutors to issue a slew of sedition and conspiracy charges against pro-Trump rioters. More than 170 cases have been opened relating […]
Kansas Legislature commences annual session amid roiling COVID-19 pandemic
Uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic serves as incentive for the 2021 Legislature to move quickly on budget bills, reform legislation.
Scorned Kansas Rep.-elect Coleman answers demands for his resignation or ouster
Rep.-elect Aaron Coleman of Kansas City, Kansas, says any effort to expel him from the Kansas House is an attack on the will of voters.