Posted: 12/31/2013 - Two married gay couples have filed a lawsuit to overturn a Kansas policy that prevents them from filing joint state income tax returns.
Updated: 12/31/2013 - Missouri's population continues to grow at a slower rate than the national average.
Posted: 12/31/2013 - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says the state will start checking birth certificates within a few weeks to decrease the list of voters with registrations on hold for not complying with a proof-of-citizenship requirement.
Updated: 12/30/2013 - A poll out Monday shows that less than half – 43 percent – of those who identify with the Republican Party say they believe humans have evolved over time.
Updated: 12/30/2013 - The heart of the law springs to life Wednesday, after nearly four years of political turmoil and three months of enrollment chaos. Patients will begin showing up at hospitals and pharmacies with insurance coverage bought through the nation's new health care marketplaces.
Posted: 12/30/2013 - Fayette High School continues to hold prayer sessions despite a legal complaint that claims the sessions are unconstitutional.
Posted: 12/27/2013 - A Topeka business owner says he will challenge a Topeka representative for his seat in the Kansas House.
Updated: 12/27/2013 - Kansas is postponing the last part of an overhaul of its Medicaid program amid questions from federal officials about in-home services for the developmentally disabled.
Updated: 12/27/2013 - The National World War I Museum in Kansas City has commemorated the 99th anniversary of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914.
Posted: 12/27/2013 - Despite a recent string of positive economic news, a new CNN/ORC poll released Friday showed people were pessimistic that the economy was improving. Nearly 70% said the economy is generally in poor shape, and only 32% rated it good.
Updated: 12/27/2013 - Kansas is set to begin a drug testing program next year for some welfare recipients similar to a Missouri program that cost about $500,000 and turned up fewer than two dozen people who tested positive.
Posted: 12/27/2013 - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is asking a federal judge to stay a lawsuit over the state's voter proof-of-citizenship law while another case he initiated is being heard.
Posted: 12/27/2013 - The Kansas Department of Transportation is soliciting comments on proposed changes in projects it already has scheduled through June 2017.
Posted: 12/26/2013 - President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday a budget deal forged by Democrats and Republicans in Congress that puts off the risk of a government shutdown for two years.
Posted: 12/26/2013 - In a potential preview of the next presidential election, a new national poll suggests Hillary Clinton and Chris Christie would be neck and neck if the 2016 contest were held today.
Posted: 12/26/2013 - This was supposed to be the year. The President promised action, and the 2012 elections drove home the political imperative. But then, after struggling mightily, Congress failed to get it done
Posted: 12/26/2013 - Americans saw 2013 as anything but a banner year and aren't reluctant to wave goodbye on New Year's Eve, a new AP-Times Square poll says, reflecting anxiety stretching from the corridors of power in Washington to statehouses, and city and town halls.
Posted: 12/26/2013 - A Kansas legislative committee meets next week to discuss potential state government audits.
Updated: 12/26/2013 - A Kansas City law firm has committed to representing victims of human trafficking referred by the U.S. Attorney's Office in western Missouri.
Posted: 12/26/2013 - Moves to close the Kansas public retirement system's long-term funding gap haven't eliminated interest among legislators in creating a 401(k)-style plan for new teachers and government employees.