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Kansas Utility Seeks to Depose Sebelius

Updated: 03/04/2009 - Sunflower Electric is asking a judge to speed up discovery in its federal lawsuit against Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and the state. They say it would be more difficult and costly to depose Sebelius once she makes her likely move to Washington, D.C.

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Kansas Senate to Debate Bill on Coal-Fired Plants

Updated: 03/04/2009 - The Senate expects to debate a bill Thursday to clear the way for two coal plants and restrict the power of the secretary of health and environment to set emissions standards.

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Kansas Death Penalty Debate Shelved

Updated: 03/04/2009 - The Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to send a bill abolishing the death penalty to an interim study committee rather than advancing it to the chamber floor for debate.

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Kansas House Passes 2 Abortion Bills

Updated: 03/04/2009 - The Kansas House passed two bills Wednesday that would impose new restrictions on abortion providers. The measures still need Senate approval.

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Kansas Hearings Planned on Decision by Governor's Administration

Updated: 03/04/2009 - The chairwoman of the House and Senate budget subcommittees on social services spending plans hearings into the SRS secretary's decision to increase payments to a group which has the state's Democratic party chairman on its board of directors.

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Voter Turnout Less Than Impressive

Updated: 03/03/2009 - Only 13% of Topeka's registered voters showed up to the polls in Tuesday's Primary Election to vote for City of Topeka mayor and city council representatives in districts one, three, five and seven.

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'Invisible Kansans' Effort Tops Lobbyist Spending

Updated: 03/03/2009 - Interhab, which represents 40 organizations providing services to the disabled, reported spending $111,000 on a campaign to publicize the needs of developmentally disabled Kansans who are on a waiting list for in-home services.

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Lobbyist Denies Affair With McCain

Updated: 03/02/2009 - On Monday's "Early Show," Vicki Iseman denies the implications from a year-old story on her in the New York Times.

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Kansas Tax Revenues Off Again in February

Updated: 03/02/2009 - The projected budget deficit for FY 2010 grew to $654 million, on news Monday that tax collections were about $12 million short of expectations in February.

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Lawmakers Looking to Smooth, Quick Transition in Governor's Office

Updated: 03/02/2009 - Senate Majority Leader Derek Schmidt says Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' move to Washington comes at a tough budget time for Kansas. He believes Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson will work with lawmakers, but they need a quick transition to get started.

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President Introduces Kansas Governor as HHS Secretary

Updated: 03/02/2009 - President Barack Obama named Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as his nominee for Health and Human Services Secretary. She'll lead an overhaul of our nation's health care system and he says our economic future depends on its success.

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Kansas' Dem Gov-in-Waiting is Former GOP Chairman

Posted: 03/01/2009 - Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson enjoys the respect of legislative leaders as he waits to become Kansas' next governor. But how did the former Republican end up as the Democratic Governor-in-waiting?

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Sebelius Wins Praise as Next Health Chief

Updated: 03/01/2009 - Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius is winning praise as she expects to be nominated as President Barack Obama's health secretary Monday.

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Obama Names Kansas Gov. Sebelius as Health Chief

Updated: 03/03/2009 - Obama will introduced Sebelius Monday afternoon in the White House East Room. The announcement of his Health and Human Services Secretary nominee comes just days before the president holds a White House summit on health care.

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