Posted: 07/28/2008 - U.S. Senate passes bill that will remove housing allowance from income formula so Kansas military families can qualify for low-income housing. The House of Representatives passed the bill last week, and it now goes to the president's desk.
Updated: 07/28/2008 - Jim Ryun's campaign is outraged by a new ad released by Lynn Jenkins. They say it is misleading but the Jenkins campaign says they are just stating the facts.
Posted: 07/28/2008 - The Bush Administration projects it will leave the next president with a nearly half-trillion dollar deficit in 2009 due to a sagging economy and the economic stimulus checks
Posted: 07/28/2008 - Governor says she won't increase gas taxes to pay for a transportation program as the previous 10-year program winds down and legislators begin discussing a new one
Posted: 07/28/2008 - Presumptive Democratic nominee has not released many specifics of his plan for Social Security, saying that many of the particulars will come through a bipartisan effort with Congress.
Posted: 07/25/2008 - The Chairman of the Kansas Casino Review Board says it must consider more than projected revenue. Matt All says debt, cash flow and financing are also under review.
Posted: 07/25/2008 - VP speculation wasn't all Gov. Sebelius talked about Friday. She also explored the pros and cons of a four-day workweek and talked about the need for a broader strategy in providing incentives to lure new businesses.
Posted: 07/25/2008 - An aide to Sen. Barack Obama said Friday the Democratic presidential contender believed he could visit wounded troops at a military hospital in Germany without involving them in a campaign controversy and scrapped his plans after the Pentagon raised concerns.
Posted: 07/25/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius says she'll support whoever Barack Obama chooses as his running mate, but sidestepped talk of whether it might be her. In a news conference Friday, she said she believes Obama will choose a partner who shares his vision and can reach across the aisle.
Posted: 07/25/2008 - Sen. Barack Obama has to decide whether he should bolster his ticket credentials or follow his message of change with an outsider, such as Gov. Sebelius, who faced questions Friday about her chances as running mate
Posted: 07/25/2008 - Democratic Sen. Barack Obama, nearing the end of a fast-paced international campaign trip, warned Iran on Friday, "don't wait for the next president" to take office before yielding to Western demands to dismantle its nuclear weapons program.
Updated: 07/25/2008 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain, ridiculing Barack Obama for "the audacity of hopelessness" in his policies on Iraq, said Friday that the entire Middle East could have plunged into war had U.S. troops been withdrawn as his rival advocated.
Posted: 07/25/2008 - More than 200,000 people crowded into Victory Column in Berlin Thursday to hear the presumptive Democratic nominee speak before he met with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Sen. Obama is in Paris friday.
Posted: 07/24/2008 - A state board is preparing to pick developers for state-owned casinos among a slumping economy and competition from other states. State industry officials say they aren't alarmed.
Posted: 07/24/2008 - GOP State Senator Nick Jordan outpaced the incumbent in fundraising for his Congressional bid over the latest reporting period. Jordan is trying to unseat Democrat Dennis Moore, who still holds a wide lead in cash on hand.
Posted: 07/24/2008 - Reports issued Thursday show Republican Jim Ryun's campaign spent more than it brought in during the last quarter.
Posted: 07/24/2008 - Treas. Lynn Jenkins refers to Ryun as "babe" during debate while defending her votes for tax increases by blaming federal mandates passed while Ryun was in Congress. Ryun camp calls remark childish. Jenkins campaign says it was an accident.
Posted: 07/24/2008 - Presumptive Democratic nominee's foreign tour makes its first stop in Europe where Obama will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and give a speech from the Victory Column.
Posted: 07/23/2008 - Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama paid a predawn visit to the holiest place in Judaism on Thursday, bowing his head in prayer at the Western Wall.
Posted: 07/23/2008 - The Statehouse renovation is moving into its next phase, which involves closing the south wing. That's where the Governor's office is located, so it's been moved to the north wing.
Posted: 07/23/2008 - Jim Slattery's new television ad criticizes Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) for three votes that supported tax breaks for big oil companies. Roberts campaign responded saying Slattery supported a package that included an increase in motor fuels taxes.
Posted: 07/23/2008 - Democratic challenger Jim Slattery released a new ad criticizing three of the Kansas Senator's votes in 2005, which Slattery claims demonstrated Roberts supported tax breaks for oil companies and cost consumers at the pump.
Posted: 07/23/2008 - Iraq's presidential council on Wednesday rejected a draft provincial elections law and sent it back to parliament for reworking - a major blow to U.S. hopes that the vote can be held this year.
Posted: 07/23/2008 - Republican John McCain on Wednesday credited the recent $10-a-barrel drop in the price of oil to President Bush's lifting of a presidential ban on offshore drilling, an action he has been advocating in his presidential campaign.