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Kansas Agency Adjusts To Voter Citizenship Rule

Posted: 09/16/2013 - Secretary Nick Jordan said Monday the Revenue Dept. is now providing additional printed information to people who register to vote at driver's licenses offices if they don't produce a birth certificate or passport or other papers.

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Governor Makes Appointment To The 29th Judicial District

Posted: 09/09/2013 - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced the appointment of Kansas City attorney Bill L. Klapper to the 29th Judicial District of the State of Kansas. Klapper will take the seat of retiring Judge Jan A. Way.

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Governor Signs Hard 50 Fix Into Law

Posted: 09/07/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback on Friday signed into law a bill fixing a constitutional flaw in the state's Hard 50 sentencing statute.

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Kansas House Rep. Bideau Dies At Home

Updated: 09/06/2013 - House Speaker Ray Merrick's office says southeast Kansas Rep. Ed Bideau has died at his home in Chanute a day after the Legislature ended a two-day special session.

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Court Of Appeals Nomination Heads To Full Senate

Updated: 09/03/2013 - Caleb Stegall spent more than an hour answering questions Tuesday afternoon before the Senate Judiciary Committee approved his nomination to the Kansas Court of Appeals.

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Hard 50 Fix Headed To Senate

Posted: 09/03/2013 - The Kansas House late Tuesday afternoon approved a measure that fixes a constitutional flaw in the state's Hard 50 sentencing law for some convicted murderers. The vote was 122-0.

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Kansas Legislature Opens Special Session

Updated: 09/03/2013 - Kansas legislators have opened their special session to address a proposed change to the state's ``Hard 50'' prison sentence in response to a June U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

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Statehouse Project Marks Safety Milestone

Posted: 08/30/2013 - J.E. Dunn Construction held a ceremony Friday to recognize 3,000 days without a lost-time accident on the Statehouse restoration project. That's more than eight years.

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State Library Offers Hotline For Legislative Questions

Posted: 08/28/2013 - Callers can ask research librarians about legislation, legislative procedure, state government and other topics, plus request documents through a special hotline offered by the State Library of Kansas.

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Kansas Labor Officials Paint Improving Economy

Posted: 08/28/2013 - A Kansas labor economist says the state's outlook continues to improve but that it will take three to five years to determine how much growth can be attributed to recent cuts in the state's income tax rates.

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Approx. 100 Losing Kansas Guard Jobs After Budget Cuts

Updated: 08/23/2013 - The Kansas Adjutant General’s Department was recently notified of a significant reduction in federal funding that supports the Kansas National Guard’s Readiness Sustainment Maintenance Sites in Salina and Fort Riley.

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League Of Women Voters Seeks Governor's Schedule

Updated: 08/23/2013 - The League of Women Voters of Kansas has filed an open records request for the schedules of three state officials, including Gov. Sam Brownback and his nominee to serve on the Kansas Court of Appeals.

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AG Posts Proposed Bill To Fix 'Hard 50' Law

Updated: 08/19/2013 - Attorney General Derek Schmidt is releasing the language he wants legislators to consider when addressing the Kansas Hard 50 law during a special session next month.

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