There are local, state and national races on the ballot for the Nov. 8 election, plus two more constitutional amendments and a question about expanding Douglas County’s government to add two additional commissioners. Here’s what local voters should know.
Chris Leiszler is one Lawrencian unaffected by the lack of a Spirit Halloween store this year: crafting costumes in lieu of store-bought ones is his specialty.
”Failing to accommodate disabled people in public discourse, in meetings, and on boards can result in loss of their contributions; programs that are exclusionary; plans that fail to address community needs; and events that do not comply with civil rights laws,” Dot Nary writes in this column.
Lawrence and Douglas County law enforcement is cracking down on impaired and distracted driving starting Saturday and continuing through Labor Day. DUI convictions in Kansas have stiff penalties. Here’s what you should know.
A partnership between a Lawrence church and attorney aims to educate and empower queer parents and LGBTQ+ community members to safeguard their families’ legal rights.
Jury nullification is allowed, but few know about this legal process because courts don’t tell juries they have this power.
Kansas mothers now have health care coverage under KanCare up to 12 months post-delivery, and retroactive to April 1, Gov. Laura Kelly announced Tuesday.
Some of the local sites offering free summer meals for kids will soon wind down for the year, but one more is now available two days a week through Saturday, Aug. 13.
The deadline to request an advance ballot by mail is Tuesday — here’s how to do that. Also, County Clerk Jamie Shew shares how his office is handling hundreds of different ballots for Douglas County voters this year after redistricting.
On Tuesday, Aug. 2, voters statewide will decide on an issue that could permanently change Kansans’ health care rights.
Who’s getting abortions in Kansas? Here are some stats, plus answers to some FAQs about the amendment vote and what it means.
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