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.
Kansas legislative negotiators have agreed on a proposal for cutting income taxes further and setting the state sales tax at 6 percent.
President Obama is defending his administration’s drone strikes on terror suspects — while renewing his call to end the detention of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay.
The Kansas Senate is considering a new tax plan as its Republican leaders hope to end a deadlock with House GOP leaders on raising new revenue from the sales tax.
The Kansas Legislature has approved a bill that makes several changes in alcohol laws.
Anthony Weiner’s run for a renaissance is officially on. The ex-congressman whose career imploded in a rash of raunchy tweets two years ago said in a YouTube video announcement late Tuesday that he’s in the New York City mayoral race. He’d said last month he was considering it.
The man who led the Internal Revenue Service when it was giving extra scrutiny to tea party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status told Congress on Tuesday that he knew little about what was happening while he was still commissioner.
Negotiators from the Kansas House and Senate are reporting progress on approving a new state budget, with plans to send the latest House proposal to the chamber floor for a vote.
A favorable Kansas House vote is all supporters need for final legislative approval of restrictions on the use of state tax dollars for promoting or opposing gun-control measures.