Politics

Dreamstime
October 06, 2017 - 1:42 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A fourth teenager is running for governor in Kansas, entering an already crowded field of more than a dozen candidates. The Hutchinson News reports that 17-year-old Dominic Scavuzzo, of Leawood, appointed his father as his campaign treasurer Wednesday. The senior at an all-...
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Dreamstime
October 03, 2017 - 4:30 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is reporting that it collected $57 million more in taxes than anticipated in September. It was the fourth consecutive month that tax collections have exceeded projections from the state's official fiscal forecast. The state Department of Revenue said Monday that nearly $...
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Sam Brownback - John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports
September 27, 2017 - 9:53 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says a U.S. Senate committee hearing is set for next week on his nomination for ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. But Brownback told reporters Wednesday he's not sure how quickly the Senate could vote on his nomination after the...
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Dreamstime
September 24, 2017 - 11:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions, under a new proclamation signed by President Donald Trump Sunday. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea,...
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Dreamstime
September 21, 2017 - 8:44 am
ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman says she'd rather go to jail than take down her pro-Donald Trump signs. Susan Reitman's signs say "I Love Trump" and "He Won, Get over it." But the code enforcement officer in Rockland has notified her that the signs violate a local ordinance, because they are...
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USA TODAY
Steve McIntosh
September 12, 2017 - 9:55 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Kansas Governor Brownback tells KNSS News he's looking forward to his new job ... Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom. He says "it's really trying to get more religious freedom around the world, which is a basic concept for human rights". And as the world...
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Dreamstime
September 01, 2017 - 10:28 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is writing regular columns for the conservative Breitbart News website. The Kansas City Star reports that Kobach wrote his first column for the website in June and it tied refugees to terrorism. Kobach is a conservative Republican serving as...
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Dreamstime
August 29, 2017 - 10:15 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former legislator who was a critic of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's tax policies has jumped into the race for the GOP nomination for governor next year. Former state Rep. Mark Hutton of Wichita appointed a campaign treasurer Monday so that he can legally raise campaign...
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