Posted: 9:22 AM Congressman Tim Huelskamp has a new committee assignment in the U.S. House after the chamber's Republican leadership took him off two others in December.
Posted: 9:52 PM Larry Mah took his oath as the new Shawnee County Treasurer Thursday while Larry Wilson took time to reflect and share this thoughts on his successor.
Posted: 9:20 AM A Hutchinson man who came within eight votes of winning a primary election for the Kansas House of Representatives has been charged with domestic battery.
Posted: 8:54 AM The Kansas Chamber of Commerce wants to allow the state's groceries and convenience stores to sell wine, liquor and full-strength beer.
Updated: 9:05 AM By a vote of 257-167, the House approved a measure to avert the fiscal cliff.
Posted: 10:00 PM Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remains hospitalized at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan on Monday for a blood clot.
Posted: 9:24 PM CBS News confirms negotiators have come to an agreement on the so-called "fiscal cliff" - and with less than three hours to spare.
Posted: 3:47 PM President Barack Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday they are near a deal to avoid wide-ranging tax increases and spending cuts that take effect with the new year, but House leaders say their chamber won't vote Monday.
Posted: 3:12 PM The Kansas Dept. of Revenue released figures Friday showing the state took in $32.7 million more than expected in the first half of the fiscal year.
Updated: 10:30 PM Kansas Senator Jerry Moran says Congress needs to deal with the fiscal cliff issue now.
Posted: 6:17 PM In a news conference after a Friday afternoon meeting with Congressional leaders, the President said it was a "good and constructive discussion about how to prevent the tax hike on the middle class."
Posted: 11:35 AM Three managed care organizations have increased their presence in Kansas with staff and facilities as they prepare to begin implementing the KanCare system of Medicaid services.
Posted: 9:34 PM Hillary Clinton has been sidelined for three weeks after bouts with the stomach flu, and a concussion when she fainted. She'ss promised to testify next month before congressional committees about the attack on the US diplomatic office in Benghazi, Libya.
Updated: 9:19 PM General Schwarzkopf commanded U.S. led-coalition forces during the 1991 Gulf War. He began his military career in 1956 as a second lieutenant. He was combat veteran of the Vietnam War before achieving popularity in the Desert Storm Operation.
Posted: 7:36 PM Obama, Boehner, Reid and McConnell will meet at the White House on Friday. The Senate returns to work; the House will be back in session Sunday. The Senate Democratic leader questions if there is time for an agreement.
Posted: 10:30 AM Elections Committee Chairman and Olathe Republican Scott Schwab said Wednesday there's been House interest in changing election schedules because local elections typically have a low turnout.
Posted: 11:00 PM Hawaii’s governor announced Wednesday that Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz will fill the seat in the U.S. Senate left vacant after last week's death of veteran Senator Daniel Inouye.
Posted: 10:54 PM Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner warned Congress in a letter that U.S. borrowing will hit the debt ceiling on Monday, and that Treasury will begin using 'extraordinary measures' to keep under the cap.
Posted: 6:44 AM New members of the Kansas Senate will have a majority on the chamber's Ways and Means Committee and a key role in drafting budget legislation.
Posted: 6:40 AM Incoming Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick has reversed a decision to merge the chamber's Elections and Local Government committees.
Updated: 9:23 PM Officials in a northeast Kansas community are pledging to fight a legal challenge to a local ban on the open carry of firearms.
Posted: 1:05 PM The Kansas Chamber of Commerce and some conservative Republican legislators are open to canceling a scheduled decrease in the state sales tax.