nsas legislators are advancing a bill to allow a top social services official to loosen or end a restriction on ATM withdrawals.
The northeast Kansas town of Rossville is drying out after a creek overflowed its banks and inundated homes.
The bill would let families who receive receive financial support from the state withdraw more than $25 per day.
Residents of Rossville, Kansas spent Friday sandbagging and moving their belongings out of basements after rain swelled Cross Creek.
Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill that blocks furloughs for Kansas state government workers.
The chamber voted unanimously to approve the bill, which would deem all state employees essential.
The nasty weather is expected to extend into Kansas and Nebraska on Saturday and Sunday.
The Kansas Senate has suspended debate a new plan for raising taxes to balance the state budget.
Kansas lawmakers are having a tough time coming up with $406 million to balance the state budget.
Two earthquakes in south central Kansas occurred Friday afternoon at the same time.
Wichitans are showing their respect and paying tribute to a woman who inspired a lot of people in the community.
Lawmakers say they will meet Saturday if they can’t get a budget deal done Friday night.
Four people were canoeing in the Arkansas River in Hutchinson when one of the canoes capsized.
At least 24,200 workers at Kansas state government agencies and state universities have received notices that they’ll be furloughed.
Some state agencies will continue to function in spite of a potential furlough.