Kansas legislators are close to passing a bill to strip cities and counties of their power to regulate firearms.
The Republican-dominated Kansas Legislature has passed a bill to keep a ban in place indefinitely on expanding the state’s Medicaid program under the federal health care overhaul.
Kansas legislators have given their final approval to a bill bringing the state into a compact with others hoping to become exempt from the federal health care overhaul.
Kansas has asked a federal appeals court to award it the costs of its appeal against Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri.
The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a plan for boosting aid to poor school districts after Gov. Sam Brownback urged fellow Republicans to support it.
A former University of Kansas defensive end who was dismissed from the football team without playing a game has been sentenced to three years’ probation for robbery.
The state’s revamped Safe Haven bill is one step closer to receiving Governor Sam Brownback’s signature.
A federal judge scheduled a new hearing for a man accused of plotting a suicide bombing at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport.
The Kansas Senate approved a Republican education funding plan early Friday after expanding it to include a measure blocking public schools from using multistate reading and math standards.
A proposal designed to block Kansas public schools from using multistate reading and math standards has been approved by the state Senate.
The Republican-dominated Kansas Senate has rejected a Democratic proposal for increasing aid to the state’s poor public school districts.
A top leader in the Kansas Senate is urging fellow Republicans to support a school finance plan, even if they think it’s flawed, to make sure work on education funding issues progresses.
A pair of early-morning hay barn fires in east-central Kansas have been declared arson, and authorities are asking the state fire marshal’s office to help investigate.
A foundation bearing the name of a businessman who helped establish the Cheyenne Bottoms Preserve in central Kansas has donated $100,000 to the state chapter of The Nature Conservancy.
Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis had to divert patients to other hospitals for awhile Thursday morning after a main waterline that feeds the hospital broke.