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February 16, 2020 - 11:26 am
Click here to read more about a big fight ongoing in the Kansas Legislature.
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February 09, 2020 - 10:37 am
A former DA is running for the Kansas Senate. Click on this story to find out who that is.
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January 30, 2020 - 6:25 pm
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly says a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the Kansas Constitution would return the state “to the Dark Ages.”
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January 11, 2020 - 9:10 am
Kansas lawmakers expect a push to overturn a state Supreme Court decision protecting abortion rights during this year's legislative session. They're also anticipating a contentious debate over income tax cuts and some bipartisan harmony on Medicaid expansion. The GOP-controlled Legislature convenes...
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Kansas governor turns to pensions for budget breathing room
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January 07, 2020 - 5:06 am
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly is proposing that Kansas give itself more breathing room in its budget by slashing annual payments to its pension system for teachers and government workers. On Monday Kelly offered a new version of a plan that the Republican-controlled Legislature spiked last year...
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December 18, 2019 - 7:47 pm
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly says that the state may have to help pay workers at aircraft parts maker Spirit AeroSystems to keep them on the assembly line if the Boeing 737 Max stays grounded much longer. Kelly spoke with Wichita-based Spirit AeroSystems CEO Tom Gentile on Tuesday, one day after Boeing...
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Democratic governor, GOP lawmakers keep clashing over taxes
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December 13, 2019 - 5:36 am
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and Republican legislators are headed toward another confrontation over tax cuts. The GOP isn't giving up on reducing income taxes and Kelly has other priorities. Top GOP lawmakers plan to push next year for cuts for individuals and businesses that are paying more in...
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December 07, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Gov. Laura Kelly and the Republican legislators are headed toward another confrontation over tax cuts. The GOP isn't giving up on reducing income taxes and Kelly has other priorities. Top GOP lawmakers plan to push next year for cuts for individuals and businesses that are paying more in state...
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October 21, 2019 - 9:13 pm
The legislative leader spearheading an effort to pass a GOP plan for expanding Medicaid in Kansas has drafted a proposal that would raise tobacco taxes and that does not include a work requirement for program participants. The proposal outlined Monday by Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning differs...
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October 15, 2019 - 6:29 pm
An anti-abortion group is opposing two candidates for a Kansas Supreme Court vacancy before a state commission selects finalists for Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly. Kansans for Life announced Tuesday that it opposes state Court of Appeals Judge Melissa Taylor Standridge and Shawnee County District Judge...
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