U.S. House Democrats’ highway funding bill is poised to include roughly three out of five transportation projects submitted by members, as legislators vie for their share of federal dollars through the resurrected congressional earmarks process.
Tina Miller, a Comanche County resident who has provided foster care to dozens of kids and adopted three, is telling concerned foster parents to call their state representatives and senators and ask if they are willing to help.
The Kansas State Board of Education on Tuesday voted to allow school districts to count computer science as a math or science credit for high school graduation requirements.
Kansas and Missouri residents’ utility bills may be helping to bankroll energy sector lobbying against policies aimed at lowering greenhouse gas emissions.
Homeless shelters in Kansas metro areas are already seeing more requests for housing in the days after legislative leaders lifted a statewide ban on evictions.
A three-attorney panel unanimously recommended the Kansas Supreme Court disbar a Kansas attorney for knowingly making false statements to juries during two high-profile trials and for offering dishonest claims about her prosecutorial misconduct directly to justices of the state’s highest court.
As Kansas is set to receive about $1.6 billion in discretionary pandemic relief aid from the federal government, a state equity panel wants to ensure minority and at-risk communities have a seat at the table when deciding how to dole those funds out.
A pair of nonprofit organizations working to encourage voting by mail Wednesday filed a lawsuit to block enforcement of a new Kansas law banning out-of-state entities from sending advance mail ballot applications to voters in the state.
Lawmakers say the death of an autistic boy in state custody demonstrates the need for more accountability within the Kansas foster care system.
A group of business leaders from across Kansas met Tuesday with Gov. Laura Kelly, pushing the Democratic governor to change her stance on supplemental unemployment insurance offered during the pandemic. However, Kelly has shown no inclination toward doing so.