Posted: 11/18/2013 - DCF Secretary Phyllis Gilmore said recently the agency has $48 million in reserve funds and was taking $9 million, under a program called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, to pay for a childhood literacy program backed by Gov. Sam Brownback.
Posted: 11/13/2013 - Brad Neuenswander, deputy commissioner for education, recommended to the board on Wednesday that Kansas use a blended testing system, including tests developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.
Posted: 11/06/2013 - Forecasters met Wednesday to revise earlier projections for the current fiscal year. The group decreased its income projection for fiscal year 2014 by $29 million
Posted: 11/05/2013 - An attorney is arguing against KS Secretary of State Kris Kobach's moving of a voter identification lawsuit to federal court
Updated: 10/31/2013 - Phil Hermanson, who has been in the Kansas House since 2009, announced his resignation Friday.
Updated: 10/30/2013 - Jean Schodorf kicked off her campaign to unseat Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach with a news conference in Wichita. The former state senator will switch to the Democratic party for her campaign.
Updated: 10/25/2013 - A scientific survey conducted by SurveyUSA and KWCH asked, “If the election for Kansas Governor were today, which ticket would you vote for?
Posted: 10/14/2013 - Since Gov. Sam Brownback took office in January 2011, legislators have approved regulations specifically for abortion providers and tighter limits on late-term abortions.
Posted: 10/11/2013 - Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, issued a statement Friday saying Kathleen Sebelius should step down as Health and Human Services Secretary.
Updated: 10/04/2013 - The Kansas Dept. of Labor says 66 workers are furloughed due to the federal government shutdown.