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May 22, 2020 - 1:28 pm
Kansas House, Senate pass bill limiting governor’s executive powers.
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July 23, 2018 - 7:32 pm
A Republican candidate has been appointed to fill a short-term vacancy in the same Kansas House seat that he is running for. Wichita businessman Michael Capps was selected Saturday by Republicans in the 85th District to replace former state Rep. Chuck Weber who stepped down earlier this month to...
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DREAMSTIME
March 04, 2018 - 3:38 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas legislative committee is preparing to vote on a bill designed to ensure that fugitives and domestic abusers who illegally have guns are prosecuted. The Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee is scheduled to take up the bill Monday. The measure passed the House last...
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Dreamstime
February 10, 2018 - 9:16 am
A bill in the Kansas House would earmark $8 million in lottery proceeds to finance state water programs. The bill would require that $8 million in appropriations to the State Water Plan be drawn entirely from the Economic Development Initiatives Fund, which uses lottery revenue. Currently, state...
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Max Power
June 03, 2017 - 8:42 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) —A proposal to restore guaranteed tenure for some Kansas public school teachers has now become part of the legislative talks on education funding. Representative Clay Aurand of Belleville outlined the proposal on Friday as the House negotiated with the Senate over a plan to...
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Dreamstime
Max Power
April 08, 2017 - 7:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) — Kansas legislators passed a bill this week that will allow grocery and convenience stores to stock full strength beer. Both the Kansas Senate and House passed the bill by wide margins. The bill would allow grocery and convenience stores to sell beer with up to six percent...
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