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Kansas Senate OKs Bill Including Capitol Drinking

Posted: 04/05/2013 - Senators have approved a bill that would make changes to Kansas liquor laws, including granting authority to legislative leaders to allow alcohol at approved Statehouse functions.

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Kansas Lawmakers Plan Votes On Anti-Abortion Bill

Posted: 04/05/2013 - Kansas legislators are preparing for final votes on a sweeping anti-abortion bill that blocks tax breaks for providers and outlaws abortions solely because of the baby's sex.

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Kansas Lawmakers To Vote On Big Anti-Abortion Bill

Posted: 04/04/2013 - The House and Senate both are expected to vote Thursday on a bill that blocks tax breaks for abortion providers, outlaws abortions performed solely because of the baby's gender and defines life as beginning at fertilization.

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Democrats Denied Motion To Join Kansas School Case

Posted: 04/03/2013 - The Kansas Supreme Court Wednesday rejected a motion from House Minority Leader Paul Davis and Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley to join the appeals process in a school finance appeal.

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Gun-Rights Bills Nearing Final Passage In Kansas

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Kansas lawmakers are close to finishing work on gun-rights measures representing the Republican-dominated Legislature's response to the fatal school shooting in December in Newtown, Conn.

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Kansas Senate Rejects Measure To Lure New Casino

Posted: 04/02/2013 - The Kansas Senate has rejected a bill aimed at bringing a state-owned casino to southeast Kansas but killing any possibility of slot machines at dog and horse tracks.

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Kansas Senate Endorses Ban On Online Gambling

Posted: 04/02/2013 - The Senate vote Tuesday was 26-11 in favor of an amendment by Pittsburg Republican Jake LaTurner that would make it illegal for Kansas residents to place bets online.

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Kansas Drug Testing Bill Goes To Governor

Updated: 04/02/2013 - Senators have sent a bill to Gov. Sam Brownback's desk that would require Kansas residents who receive welfare and unemployment benefits to submit to drug testing.

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Kansas Senate Approves Big Anti-Abortion Bill

Updated: 04/02/2013 - The Kansas Senate has approved new restrictions on abortion providers, moving the most sweeping anti-abortion legislation in the state this year close to final passage.

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Kansas Tax Debate On Slow Churn

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Key legislators said Monday the main sticking point in tax legislation is whether to let a 2010 increase in the state sales tax expire in July as scheduled.

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Kansas Senate Taking Up Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Abortion opponents expect the Kansas Senate to approve a bill this week to block tax breaks for abortion providers and to bar them from participating in public school sex education classes.

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