The budget wouldn’t balance without more than $400 million in tax increases.
The Kansas Senate Sunday night passed a package of tax increases that will close the $406 million gap in the state budget.
Lawmakers worked on the state’s welfare system, but disagreement over taxes is holding up balancing the budget.
A popular Wichita restaurant owned by the late Tanya Tandoc reopened for business Monday.
Kansas legislators have drafted a new plan for raising taxes to close a budget shortfall.
The Doonesbury comic strip has taken on Kansas and the state’s recent approach to taxes.
Kansas legislators face writing a new plan for raising taxes to erase a projected budget shortfall.
Kansas legislators have approved a bill to allow a top social services official to loosen or end a restriction on ATM withdrawals.
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.