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GOP legislators irritated by dominance of urban lawmakers on State Finance...

Rural Kansas legislators are objecting to dominance of a House, Senate leadership council by lawmakers from urban counties.

Kansas foster care system a jarring experience for children, parents, caseworkers

TOPEKA — In nearly 18 years of working close with foster children, Amy Otey has witnessed the emotional burden the system places on social...

Services for Kansas crossover youth slowed by lack of data, interagency...

TOPEKA — A leader for the Kansas agency charged with maintaining the state’s child protective programs said youths involved in the child welfare system...

Two Kansas lawmakers walking long road to legalizing medicinal marijuana

Kansas legislators David Haley and Gail Finney are optimistic the 2021 Legislature can advance a bill legalizing medical marijuana.

Rural hospitals see funding, testing strategy among biggest pandemic hurdles

TOPEKA — Amid a pandemic that has drastically impacted the way rural hospitals provide services, telehealth has provided patients and staff at Smith County...

Marshall says Republicans were elected to confirm Trump pick for Supreme...

TOPEKA — U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall and Kansas Sen. Barbara Bollier battled Saturday in their first debate over the merits of fast-tracking a replacement...

A.G.’s office defends ban on wrongful birth lawsuits before Kansas Supreme...

TOPEKA — An attorney for the Kansas Attorney General's office argued Wednesday before the Kansas Supreme Court that parents shouldn't be allowed to seek...

Kansas prepares to invest millions in aggressive expansion of COVID-19 testing

Gov. Laura Kelly's administration will move this week to earmark federal emergency funding to significantly expand COVID-19 testing statewide.

Kansas Senate panel backs appointment of new healing arts board director

Kansas Senate committee votes to remove interim tag from executive director of the Kansas Board of Healing Arts, which monitors 31,000 health professionals.

‘Broken teeth and black eyes’: Kansas domestic violence shelters scramble for...

TOPEKA — Since the pandemic began in March, the Family Crisis Center in Wichita has stretched its resources thin to provide space for survivors...

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