Gov. Jeff Colyer

January 12, 2019 - 10:22 am
Outgoing Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has granted two pardons and commuted the sentence of an Emporia war veteran. WIBW reports Colyer on Friday reduced the sentence of Regina Carter to about 3½ years. She was sentenced in 2016 to eight years in prison for drug possession with intent to deliver. Colyer...
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January 08, 2019 - 9:41 am
Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner is running for the U.S. Senate in 2020. LaTurner declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination, less than a week after four-term G-O-P Sen. Pat Roberts announced that he will not run for re-election. The 30-year-old LaTurner says Kansas needs both a...
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KNSS News
January 07, 2019 - 11:36 am
Departing Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has confirmed that he's considering running for the U.S. Senate in 2020 now that four-term incumbent Republican Pat Roberts won't seek re-election. Colyer said Monday during a news conference that he and his wife are "strongly looking at" the race. A spokesman said...
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December 23, 2018 - 10:35 am
Kansas' incoming Democratic governor uses words like "decimated" to describe what's happened to state government over the past decade and will be looking to add staff, boost spending and rethink contracts that outsourced jobs to private companies. Yet the same electorate that chose Gov.-elect Laura...
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September 02, 2018 - 11:49 am
A central Kansas man is preparing to start an industrial hemp farm as part of a new state pilot program. The Hutchinson News reports that PJ Sneed plans to open the Always Sunny Hemp and Bee Farm in western Reno County. The farm comes after Gov. Jeff Colyer signed the Alternative Research Act in...
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August 12, 2018 - 10:20 am
County election officials across Kansas on Monday will begin deciding which provisional ballots from last week's primary election will count toward the final official vote totals, with possibility that they could create a new leader in the hotly contested Republican race for governor. Secretary of...
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August 11, 2018 - 8:54 am
The counting of the last ballots in the tight and contentious Republican primary for Kansas governor will stretch out over the next week and still might not settle the race. Secretary of State Kris Kobach leads Gov. Jeff Colyer by 110 votes out of 313,000-plus cast after late mail-in ballots from...
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August 04, 2018 - 7:35 am
Colorado has agreed to pay Kansas $2 million in a settlement resolving claims regarding Colorado's past use of water under the Republican River Compact. Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer said in a news release Friday that the settlement is an investment in the basin to ensure a better future for Kansas water...
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Dreamstime
July 22, 2018 - 3:28 am
One app promotes itself as a way to discuss sensitive negotiations and human resources problems without leaving a digital record. Another boasts that disappearing messages "keep your message history tidy." And a popular email service recently launched a "confidential mode" allowing the content of...
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KNSS News
July 14, 2018 - 2:38 pm
University of Kansas leaders say they will keep an altered U.S. flag on display in a school museum, despite demands from the governor and his top election rival to remove it from campus. The Capital-Journal reports that Chancellor Doug Girod and interim provost Carl Lejuez informed university...
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