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KNSS News
November 25, 2019 - 7:59 pm
A special prosecutor will decide whether to pursue a DUI charge against Kansas Sen. Vic Miller, 68, (D-Topeka). A special prosecutor is an attorney appointed to investigate, and potentially prosecute, a case in which a conflict of interest exists for the usual prosecuting authority. Shawnee County...
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KNSS News
November 04, 2019 - 7:41 pm
A Kansas state senator has resigned from her job outside of government working for a company that has earned more than $13.3 million from state contracts since 2016 amid conflict of interest concerns. Sen. Julia Lynn of Olathe resigned Friday from Inclusion Works, a division of Allied Global...
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July 22, 2019 - 8:58 pm
'Tucker Carlson Tonight' investigates the alleged hate crime; 'Panic Attack' author Robby Soave weighs in. Watch the latest video at
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December 12, 2018 - 8:02 pm
A Kansas lawmaker who was stripped of a committee leadership post after endorsing Democrat Gov.-elect Laura Kelly's campaign has switched to the Democrat Party. State Sen. Barbara Bollier of Mission Hills said Wednesday that the Republican Party no longer represents her values. Bollier said she had...
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August 31, 2018 - 6:19 pm
Kansas Republicans on Friday pushed a new GOP state lawmaker to resign and end his campaign to keep his seat over a woman's allegations that he allowed two of her foster children to sit in his lap and rub his chest, even though he said the state later reversed its initial finding of abuse. The...
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Dreamstime
January 08, 2018 - 7:48 pm
A white Kansas state lawmaker has apologized for suggesting that blacks have a genetic predisposition to abusing drugs. State Rep. Steve Alford, (R-Ulysses), said in a statement that he was wrong and regrets the remarks he made Saturday during public meeting at a hospital. He said: "I sincerely...
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Dreamstime
May 12, 2017 - 9:12 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -€” A south-central Kansas lawmaker is giving up his state House seat at the end of the month because he suffers from Parkinson's Disease. Rep. Pete DeGraaf, (R-Mulvane), said in announcing his resignation Friday that he doesn't have tremors or other visible systems of Parkinson's...
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