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Stories with organization: Kansas State Legislature
  • new storyTop Democrat in Kansas House apologizes to caucus 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 11:13 am

    TOPEKA, Kansas - The top Democrat in the Kansas House has apologized to fellow Democrats and asked how he can improve next session.

  • Lawmakers question Kansas policy on tax credit information 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 1:21 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - A decades-old Kansas policy that keeps secret the names of those who receive millions of dollars in tax credits is designed to protect taxpayer privacy, state officials said, but some lawmakers argue it keeps them from knowing which breaks are worth keeping.

  • Nixon vetoes bill limiting scholarships for immigrants 
    Updated: Jul-11-15 6:39 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Gov. Jay Nixon says he is vetoing a measure that would block immigrants who are illegally in the U.S. from receiving money under Missouri's A+ scholarship program.

  • Same-sex marriage ruling raises issues for Kansas, Missouri 
    Updated: Jul-11-15 11:28 am

    TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas and Missouri legislators face debates next year over religious objections proposals and expanding their state's anti-discrimination laws to protect gays and lesbians, following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the nation.

  • Kansas governor signs bill clarifying new property tax law 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 5:04 am

    TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill clarifying that a new law aimed at reducing local property taxes doesn't take effect until 2018.

  • Kobach: No plans to change dual voter registration system 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 5:14 pm

    WICHITA, Kansas - Kansas residents can register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship under Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, but they won't be allowed to vote in state and local elections, the state's top election official said.