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Lobbyists looped in about budget earlier than disclosed
February 11, 2015
Newly released emails obtained by the Topeka Capital-Journal show the governor’s administration informed two lobbyists about its budget efforts weeks earlier than previously disclosed.
Kansas legislators open 2 days of hearings on marriage
February 11, 2015
Kansas lawmakers want to lower the state’s divorce rate. The House Federal and State Affairs Committee on Wednesday conducted the first of two informational hearings on marriage called by the committee’s chairman, Rep. Steve Brunk. The Wichita Republican says the state has an interest in keeping marriages together.
Kansas lawmaker wants to set up new foster care program
February 11, 2015
A Kansas state senator wants to create a new foster care program that would provide higher state reimbursements to married couples who don’t smoke or drink, regularly attend church services or other social group meetings and either homeschool or send the foster children to private schools.
Prosecutors question Kobach claims of voter fraud in Kansas
February 10, 2015
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the architect behind some of the nation’s strictest voter ID requirements, is asking lawmakers to give him the power to press voter fraud charges because he says prosecutors do not pursue cases he refers.
Study: Groundwater depletion slowing in western Kansas
February 10, 2015
The Kansas Geological Survey says average groundwater levels are still declining in western Kansas, but at a slower rate.
Kansas Democrats pushing proposals aimed at boosting wages
February 10, 2015
Democrats have outlined proposals to increase the state’s minimum wage and set higher wages on public works projects.
Kansas lawmakers mulling $1.5B in bonds for pension system
February 9, 2015
A Kansas House committee is reviewing Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposal to issue $1.5 billion in bonds to help lower the state’s annual costs in funding pensions for teachers and government workers.
Amendment would guarantee hunting, fishing and trapping
February 9, 2015
A proposed constitutional amendment that would guarantee the right to hunt, fish and trap in Kansas is designed to turn away any efforts by animal rights groups to restrict or ban those practices, one of the amendment’s sponsors said.
Kansas officials concerned about long-eared bat listing
February 9, 2015
Developers and local officials are concerned about how a pending federal decision on the status of a small bat could affect construction projects in eastern Kansas.
Kansas House committee introduces plan to expand Medicaid
February 9, 2015
A Kansas House committee has drafted a plan for expanding the state’s Medicaid program for the poor and disabled in line with the federal health care overhaul.
Firearms deaths pass fatal crashes as top nonmedical killer
February 8, 2015
Firearms deaths have surpassed motor vehicle fatalities as the leading nonmedical cause of deaths in Missouri, and some experts predict that for the first time in decades that will be the case nationwide.
Kansas’ budget problems touching cherished highway system
February 8, 2015
Kansas voters who re-elected a Republican governor known for aggressive tax cutting are learning that the state won’t solve its serious budget problems without putting a normally sacrosanct asset in the crosshairs — its state-of-the-art highway system.
Kansas City Connection: Where to find the city’s best chocolate
February 8, 2015
There are few things in this world as well-received as the gift of chocolate. And whether it’s a Valentine’s Day present, something to butter up your co-workers, or just a treat for yourself, quality matters.
Senate committee considers bill to remove teacher protection
February 5, 2015
Opponents of legislation that would allow Kansas teachers to be criminally charged for exposing children to harmful material say the proposal is overly broad and could land educators in hot water merely for discussing such literature as “Huckleberry Finn.”
Natural gas company must pay $7.3M to Kansas landowners
February 5, 2015
A federal judge agreed Wednesday with a court-appointed panel’s recommendation that a natural gas company should pay $7.3 million for storage rights and natural gas under nearly 9,200 acres of land spanning three southern Kansas counties, far below the more than $100 million that the property owners wanted.
Kansas governor announces cuts to public schools, higher ed
February 5, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he’s going to cut nearly $45 million in funding for public schools and higher education in March.
Kansas Senate to confirm Board of Regents appointees
February 4, 2015
The Kansas Senate is expected to confirm appointees for several state posts, including the three members of the Kansas Board of Regents.
Proposed indoor skydiving center in Kansas draws skepticism
February 4, 2015
A proposal to bring indoor skydiving to a Kansas City suburb hit an obstacle when city council members questioned the wisdom of placing an oddly shaped building in a prominent place in the city, particularly if the business closes in the future.
Kansas House approves measure to close budget gap
February 4, 2015
A stop-gap plan for closing Kansas’ current budget deficit and ensuring bills are paid on time won state House approval Wednesday, despite bipartisan criticism of the measure.
Kansas abortion bill could have broad impact, advocates say
February 3, 2015
A bill in the Kansas Legislature that calls for banning a specific abortion procedure could end up establishing broader restrictions, abortion rights activists said Monday.