MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A $40 billion plan to plow a massive rival to the Panama Canal across the middle of Nicaragua is headed for approval by the country’s leftist-controlled National Assembly.
Requirements that medium-sized and large employers offer insurance coverage or face fines are one of the most complicated parts of President Barack Obama’s health care law.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee has voted unanimously to approve President Barack Obama’s nominees to head the Commerce and Transportation departments.
Gov. Sam Brownback says his office is reviewing budget legislation sent to him by Kansas legislators to determine if he can veto cuts in higher education spending.
A state legislator from western Kansas is resigning later this month, saying he wants to spend more time with his family and can’t juggle legislative duties with a growing business.
The chairman of the Kansas House committee on taxation says it’s “misleading” for Democrats to describe newly approved tax legislation as a tax increase.
The Kansas House has approved a proposed state budget for each of the next two years, but Senate leaders aren’t sure the plan can pass their chamber.
There’s a whole lot of hugging, dancing and graduating going on in this month’s Company You Keep.
Top Republicans in the Kansas House say they’re working on a new tax plan following their chamber’s rejection of a proposal to cut the state sales tax on groceries.
Sen. Pat Roberts says U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder should resign over allegations that he knew of the gathering of journalists’ telephone records and emails.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, a tea party favorite, announced Wednesday she will not run for another term in the U.S. House.
Kansas legislators aren’t resuming negotiations yet on tax issues, and their work on the state budget has stalled.
Kansas and federal officials gathered for a ground breaking ceremony for the first phase of a new federal biodefense lab in Manhattan as funding for the project meanders through the legislative process.
A Chinese naval fleet carried out an attack and defense drill on the Western Pacific Ocean on Monday and Tuesday.
Some Kansas lawmakers have have decided to turn down additional pay as the Legislature heads past its 90-day session limit.