Posted: 08/12/2013 - U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil on Monday approved an agreement filed last week between attorneys for Planned Parenthood and the state.
Posted: 08/09/2013 - Lawyers filed an agreement Friday in U.S. District Court about how parts of a new state abortion law will be enforced.
Posted: 08/05/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback isn't legally required to make his appointment to the Kansas Court of Appeals until Aug. 29.
Posted: 08/02/2013 - Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley said Friday that he wants Gov. Brownback to nominate his pick for the Kansas Court of Appeals by Aug. 9. The deadline set by state law is Aug. 29.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - A report Wednesday from the Department of Revenue says July's revenue figures were boosted by strong sales tax collections, which were $9.1 million higher than expected.
Posted: 07/31/2013 - Independence Republican Jeff King chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee. King said Wednesday he's planning a confirmation hearing for the yet-to-be-named Appeals Court judge when the special session opens Sept. 3.
Posted: 07/12/2013 - Chief Judge Kathryn Vratil set a July 29 date to reschedule a hearing in a lawsuit over the state's new abortion law.
Posted: 07/09/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback's spokeswoman Eileen Hawley said Tuesday the Republican governor had not made a final decision on releasing the names of Court of Appeals applicants.
Posted: 06/26/2013 - Chief Judge Kathryn Vratil heard arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood over the state's new abortion law. Vratil said she would decide soon whether to issue a temporary restraining order blocking enforcement of the disputed sections.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - Chief Judge Kathryn Vratil has scheduled a hearing Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan. on a lawsuit over the state's new abortion law.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - Planned Parenthood wants a judge to block enforcement of the provisions of a new abortion law while the lawsuit challenging it is heard.