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Stories with person: Derek Schmidt
  • Abortion clinic restrictions on hold in Kansas 
    Updated: Jun-27-16 4:31 pm

    WICHITA, Kansas - Abortion opponents vowed to keep fighting in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Monday that struck down Texas' strict regulations of abortion clinics that closely mirror regulations currently on hold in a Kansas court.

  • Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree 
    Updated: Jun-14-16 10:29 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas State Board of Education voted unanimously on Tuesday to ignore a directive from President Obama's administration that public schools allow transgender students to use restrooms matching their gender identity, and instead the board left decisions up to school districts.

  • The Latest: Kansas governor criticizes court over school aid 
    Updated: Jun-01-16 7:37 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local):

  • Kansas also will challenge Obama transgender directive 
    Updated: Jun-01-16 6:39 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - Republican-led Kansas will challenge in court the Obama administration's directive that public schools allow transgender students to use the restroom that matches their gender identity, the state's attorney general said Wednesday, although he has not yet decided whether to join a lawsuit by 11 other states or sue separately.