Posted: 01/18/2013 - A Kansas Senate leader is preparing legislation to require drug testing for people who receive cash assistance from the state.
Posted: 01/18/2013 - Lana Gordon has been serving as interim Secretary for the past four months, after representing Topeka's House District for 12 years.
Posted: 01/18/2013 - In a Statehouse news conference Friday, Gov. Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt detailed legislation creating the new crime of commercial sexual exploitation of a child.
Updated: 01/18/2013 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt are seeking legislation that would increase fines and penalties aimed at curbing child sexual exploitation.
Posted: 01/17/2013 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback once proposed closing a state hospital for the developmentally disabled in Topeka, but his latest budget proposals would keep it open through at least June 2015.
Posted: 01/17/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback's budget proposals would hold state spending on its higher education system flat over the two fiscal years that begin in July.
Posted: 01/16/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback built savings from merging the Kansas Turnpike Authority with the state Department of Transportation into his budget proposal.
Posted: 01/16/2013 - Several law professors say they would favor a different system for appointing judges to the Kansas Court of Appeals and the state Supreme Court.
Updated: 01/16/2013 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is proposing to eliminate a popular state income tax deduction for interest paid on home mortgages to help close a budget shortfall.
Posted: 01/16/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback's administration is proposing phasing out property taxes on watercraft by 2016.
Posted: 01/15/2013 - The newly elected State Board of Education held its first meeting of the year Tuesday.
Posted: 01/15/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback's administration appears ready to ask Kansas legislators to repeal state laws that restrict the involvement of corporations in farming.
Posted: 01/14/2013 - New Republican leaders have assumed power in the Kansas Legislature.
Updated: 01/14/2013 - Kansas legislators have opened their annual 90-day session facing major budget and tax issues.
Posted: 01/14/2013 - About 100 people have protested outside the Kansas Statehouse against Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and the GOP-controlled Legislature.
Posted: 01/14/2013 - The Kansas Legislature starts its 2013 session with the lowest number of women since 1988.
Posted: 01/14/2013 - A new draft of history, geography and social studies education standards that focus more on context than content are ready for review by the Kansas State Board of Education.
Posted: 01/14/2013 - Republicans in the Kansas Legislature say they're discussing proposed changes in the state constitution to rein in the courts after a ruling that the state isn't spending enough money on its public schools.