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.
Proposed cuts in spending on higher education is a key issue for Kansas legislators as the House and Senate attempt to reconcile their differences on the state budget.
Negotiators for the Kansas House and Senate still haven’t decided when they’ll resume talks aimed at reconciling differences between the two chambers on budget issues.
The organic food industry is gaining clout on Capitol Hill, prompted by rising consumer demand and its entry into traditional farm states. But that isn’t going over well with everyone in Congress.
Emotions ran high when Attorney General Eric Holder testified on Capitol Hill on issues ranging from the IRS, the Boston Marathon shooting and secret AP phone records seizure.
Republicans in the Kansas House have drafted a new plan for cutting income taxes in hopes of breaking stalemate on tax issues.
Gov. Sam Brownback says an impasse between the Kansas Legislature’s top leaders on tax issues is normal as lawmakers near the end of their session.