Politics + Government

‘Time is of the essence’: Sick and vulnerable inmates make case...

TOPEKA — Last summer, Deana Estrada received an upsetting phone call from her husband, an inmate at a Kansas correctional facility. Ronnie Loggins, Estrada’s husband,...

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court, and D.C. girds...

President Donald Trump at the White House on Saturday introduced federal appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court nominee, setting off...

Kansas’ federal candidates loathe potential unruly transfer of U.S. presidential power

A bipartisan group of Kansas candidates for federal office want no part of the constitutional crisis if President Trump refuses to concede to Joe Biden.

Wichita State president resigns after enduring turmoil for blocking Ivanka Trump’s...

The president of Wichita State University submits his resignation after enduring donor blowback after calling off a graduation speech by Ivanka Trump.

Olathe monument recognizes families of those who lost lives in military...

OLATHE — Kansas veterans and families, along with local and state leaders, unveiled Tuesday the first monument in the state dedicated to families whose...

Trump reportedly ready to select Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump plans to nominate federal appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the late Justice...

Kansas public defender not convinced of need for blanket suspension of...

A Kansas defense lawyer is frustrated by suspension of speedy-trial law, while the state's attorney general expects a flood of lawsuits on that point.

Executive order extends deadline to renew Kansas driver’s licenses

TOPEKA — Gov. Laura Kelly says her new executive order will extend Kansas driver's licenses and identification cards that would have expired during the...

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...

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