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Kansas Lottery Sets New Revenue Record

Posted: 07/17/2014 - The Kansas Lottery has set a new sales record in fiscal year 2014 as the lottery's revenue increased by nearly 1 million dollars from the previous year, now set at 24 million dollars.

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Kansas June Unemployment 4.9%

Updated: 08/01/2014 - Kansas June unemployment was 4.9% up from 4.8 in May and down from 5.6% in June of 2013, an increase of 15,000 private sectors jobs in the last 12 months.

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Consultant Recants Claim He Influenced Staffing

Posted: 07/17/2014 - A Kansas tax consultant told clients he worked with Gov. Brownback's office to rid the Kansas Board of Tax Appeals of employees who weren't ``taxpayer friendly.' After the governor's office denied the claim, the consultant recanted.

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Moran Backs Obama's VA Nominee

Posted: 07/16/2014 - Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran plans to support former corporate executive Robert McDonald's nomination as secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Kansas Candidate Says Arrest Was 'Mistake'

Posted: 07/16/2014 - A Kansas House of Representatives candidate says his arrest on suspicion of having an open container of alcohol and traffic violations was a mistake.

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Council Can't Decide What To Do With Sales Tax Extension

Posted: 07/15/2014 - With the vote to extend the 1/2-cent sales tax in Shawnee Co. looming, Topeka City Council members were tasked with coming up with language for the ballot question to match the county's proposal.

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Koch Group Makes Ad Buy For Kansas Congressman

Posted: 07/15/2014 - A conservative group with ties to billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch is spending big money to thank U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo for his work in Congress amid a bitter race for his seat.

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State Begins Distributing Tax Refunds

Updated: 07/14/2014 - The state is now distributing about 20,000 tax refunds that were frozen for two weeks at the end of the last fiscal year.

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National Gun Control Group Sets Sights On Kansas Law

Posted: 07/13/2014 - A national gun control group is trying to bolster its legal and public case against a Kansas law challenging federal firearms regulations by arguing that it revives an old, discredited states-rights doctrine.

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Hays Officials Vote To Ease Water Restrictions

Posted: 07/11/2014 - Although they remain in a drought, the Hays City Commission voted to ease water restrictions. Citing significant rainfall, commissioners voted Thursday to move the city from restrictive water warning to water watch.

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Amtrak Looks To The Future

Updated: 07/11/2014 - Amtrak executives met with Topeka leaders to discuss the future of the railroad in the capital city.

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