Nomination

June 05, 2019 - 8:40 pm
Two legeslative leaders say they have doubts that the Kansas Senate will confirm Gov. Laura Kelly's choice to be the next head of the state prison system. Kelly on Wednesday stood by her appointment of top Idaho corrections official Jefferey Zmuda as Kansas corrections secretary. Zmuda is set to...
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April 22, 2019 - 7:01 pm
Gov. Laura Kelly is moving ahead with plans to nominate a new Kansas Court of Appeals judge despite a dispute over whether she has the authority to do it. The governor said Monday that the vacancy on the state's second-highest court needs to be filled and the Legislature should clarify the law on...
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March 15, 2019 - 7:20 pm
Gov. Laura Kelly has nominated a southeast Kansas judge who previously served in the Legislature for a seat on the state Court of Appeals. Kelly announced Friday that she selected Labette County District Judge Jeffry Jack, 57, for the state's second-highest court. His appointment requires Senate...
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Steve & Ted
July 10, 2018 - 8:40 am
Kavanaugh is a D.C. Court of Appeals judge and former White House Staff Secretary.
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Dreamstime
November 09, 2017 - 9:09 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has endorsed a prosecutor's nomination for a federal judgeship in Kansas. The committee's vote Thursday was 19-1 on President Donald Trump's nomination of Holly Lou Teeter, 38, of Lenexa. Teeter is an assistant U.S. attorney for western...
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Dreamstime
September 08, 2017 - 10:56 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated a Wichita attorney whose practice is oil and gas law to the federal bench in Kansas. If confirmed, John W. Broomes would replace retiring U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten in Wichita. Broomes is a former submarine officer and petroleum...
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