Governor Laura Kelly

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KNSS News
November 08, 2020 - 10:22 am
Gov. Laura Kelly issued a state of disaster emergency declaration Saturday due to wildland fires in northwest Kansas.
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Rodney Price
September 09, 2020 - 1:21 pm
In addition to turning down the Governor's order, we heard from Dr. Garold Minns, who gave his thoughts on the mask mandate and the spread of COVID-19.
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Kansas House speaker had coronavirus; governor to get tested
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August 07, 2020 - 5:18 am
A top Republican legislator in Kansas was hospitalized last month after testing positive for the novel coronavirus and didn’t disclose it to colleagues until this week. The state’s Democratic governor declared Thursday that she’ll get tested because the two of them attended a meeting together after...
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July 11, 2020 - 8:32 am
COVID-19 cases continue to rise and now some state officials are questioning whether the state shouldn't have allowed local officials to set rules.
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Coronavirus, Butler County, Kansas
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June 16, 2020 - 2:00 pm
Butler County disputes Governor's chiding for COVID numbers
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Kansas lawmakers, governor, working on new COVID-19 measure
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June 03, 2020 - 5:40 am
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and top Republicans in the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature are working on a compromise coronavirus measure. It would give lawmakers some oversight of the spending federal relief funds and protect businesses from pandemic-related lawsuits. Kelly called lawmakers back to...
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Kansas Gov. Kelly pledges action against systemic racism
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June 02, 2020 - 5:10 am
Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday vowed tough conversations and action aimed at combating systemic racism in Kansas institutions in response to what she called the “tragic murder” of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Protesters have marched for the last several days in cities in Kansas and nationwide after...
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Kansas' Gov. Kelly attends meeting with President Trump
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KNSS News
May 21, 2020 - 5:07 am
At a meeting between Kansas Governor Laura Kelly, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, and President Donald Trump the discussion was dominated by talk about the coronavirus and recovery efforts. Gov. Kelly thanked the President for federal help fighting COVID-19.
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Rodney Price
April 29, 2020 - 1:12 pm
By a 4-1 vote, the Sedgwick County Commission votes to recommend that the governor not extend the statewide stay at home order, which expires Sunday night, May 3.
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April 12, 2020 - 7:42 am
After hearing remarks Saturday morning, the Kansas Supreme Court made their judgement Saturday evening. Here's what we know about the ruling and what it means for Easter services in the state.
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