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.
Top leaders of the Kansas Legislature aren’t ruling out the possibility that its annual session might extend into next week.
The Kansas Legislature’s top Republican leaders are acknowledging that their private negotiations on tax issues have hit an impasse.
Kansas senators have approved a bill authorizing the state to issue an additional $202 million in bonds for a new biodefense lab in Manhattan.
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Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle says her chamber and the House are narrowing their differences over canceling a scheduled decline in the state sales tax.
Kansas legislators are returning to the Statehouse to continue their annual session certain they’ll miss their goal of finishing business in 80 days.
The Dole Institute of Politics is planning to celebrate former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole’s 90th birthday as part of its lineup of summer events.
The icy Arctic is emerging as a global economic hot spot. It’s one that is becoming a security concern for the U.S. as world powers jockey to tap its vast energy resources and stake out unclaimed territories.
The Internal Revenue Service apologized Friday for what it acknowledged was “inappropriate” targeting of conservative political groups during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status.