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.
Updated: 12/26/2013 - George Washington has made his annual Christmas Day ride across the Delaware River.
Posted: 12/24/2013 - The revelations from Snowden, a former NSA contractor, about the American government's surveillance of its citizens and allies have generated fierce debate over intelligence-gathering practices.
Posted: 12/24/2013 - Debate over the proper level of funding for Kansas public schools will shift in 2014 from the courthouse to the Statehouse after justices issue a ruling on the latest school finance lawsuit.
Updated: 12/24/2013 - Kansas was the 10th highest oil producer in the U.S. as of September 2013.
Updated: 12/24/2013 - The state Department of Administration has developed proposals for razing one state office building near the Kansas Statehouse and selling two others.
Posted: 12/23/2013 - As a key enrollment deadline hits Monday, many people without health insurance have been sizing up policies on the new government health care marketplace and making what seems like a logical choice: They're picking the cheapest one.
Posted: 12/23/2013 - A legal challenge over whether Kansas will create a dual voter registration system has moved to federal court.
Posted: 12/23/2013 - Members of the Kansas Board of Regents plan to ask lawmakers to support the the board's long-range plan to increase the number of Kansans will education beyond high school.