Posted: 02/04/2014 - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has joined other states in appealing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regulation of nutrients in runoff from farms and lawns.
Posted: 02/03/2014 - The Judiciary Committee held a hearing Monday on the proposal by chairman and Independence Republican Jeff King, who says it's one way to ease budget problems in the judicial branch.
Posted: 02/03/2014 - The states contend the agency's recent denial of their requests was "unlawful, arbitrary, capricious'' in a federal case that has broad implications for voting rights.
Posted: 02/03/2014 - The couple had already lost their journalist daughter, Eleanor Mondale.
Posted: 02/03/2014 - The Kansas Insurance Department says it needs to raise fees on insurance companies because its long-term cash flow is uncertain.
Posted: 02/02/2014 - President Obama defended his choice to keep Kathleen Sebelius on as head of the Health and Human Services Department.
Updated: 01/31/2014 - Revenue receipts for three key economic indicators released Friday beat projections for January and indicate that Kansas’ economy continues to grow.
Posted: 01/31/2014 - Obama's new 'myRA' retirement accounts aim to help millions of workers begin saving for retirement. The accounts will be backed by the government, charge no fees and you'll be able to contribute directly from each paycheck.
Updated: 01/31/2014 - The State Department on Friday issued a key environmental impact report on the Keystone XL pipeline, bringing President Obama one step closer to deciding whether to let the controversial project proceed.
Posted: 01/31/2014 - Is Wendy Davis a liar? Turns out the Texas senator and gubernatorial hopeful had some help paying for her Harvard Law School education (though she never said she didn't).
Posted: 01/31/2014 - U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today blasted the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) decision to halt emergency room services at the Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center until the current physician shortage is remedied by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA).
Posted: 01/31/2014 - Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss has created an advisory council of chief judges of the state's district courts to provide their insights into matters facing the court system.
Posted: 01/31/2014 - The secretary of the state wildlife department says a bill before the Kansas Senate that would remove two snakes from the state's list of threatened species would set a dangerous precedent.
Updated: 01/31/2014 - A Kansas school superintendent says he is challenging republican Tim Huelskamp for Kansas' First Congressional District.
Posted: 01/31/2014 - The leading gay-rights group in Kansas is asking legislators to repeal a state law and a provision in the state constitution that both ban same-sex marriage.
Updated: 01/30/2014 - Kansas officials say they'll move ahead with the last part of an overhaul of the state's Medicaid program after receiving permission from the federal government.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - A mere few inches of snow had shut down Atlanta, forcing children to spend the night at schools, stranding drivers on interstates and making the city a laughingstock to the country.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - The Kansas Historical Society announced that Hello the House! will be presented 2 p.m. Sunday, February 9, at Kaw Mission State Historic Site.
Updated: 01/30/2014 - A.J. Kotich has filed paperwork to appoint a treasurer for an exploratory committee for Kansas Attorney General, allowing Kotich to raise funds and test viability of a statewide campaign.
Updated: 01/30/2014 - Bubbly water and politics haven't mixed well for Hollywood actor Scarlett Johansson. After recovering from a kerfuffle over a Super Bowl ad she appears in, she suffered a painful blow over it Thursday.
Updated: 01/30/2014 - Kansas legislators are considering new gun-rights proposals to strip cities and counties of any power to regulate guns and limit local programs to buy guns back from their owners.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (KS-02) voted against the Farm Bill Conference report, H.R. 2642, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act Wednesday and released a statement.