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Topic - Kris Kobach
The Manhattan Mercury, May 15
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Friday that his involvement in a new firearms manufacturing firm in northeast Kansas stems from his interest in hunting and shooting and not to set up a challenge to federal gun laws.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says his involvement in a new firearms manufacturing firm in northeast Kansas stems from his interest in hunting and shooting and not to set up a challenge to federal laws.
A group of Kansas women has formed an organization that seeks to change leadership of state government, starting with defeating Gov. Sam Brownback and Secretary of State Kris Kobach in November.
Kansas legislators approved a bill Friday night declaring that the federal government has no authority to regulate prairie chickens in the state as a protest against potential federal oversight of efforts to reverse a steep decline in the population of one species.
Two elderly northeast Kansas men have dropped a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls, with a trial in federal court not set until next year.
Nearly all double voter registrations uncovered by a Kansas program that compares registration records of more than two dozen states are the unintentional result of people moving from one state to another and re-registering to vote, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said.
A federal judge agreed Tuesday with the American Civil Liberties Union that a state court should decide a lawsuit challenging Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's enforcement of the state's voter-citizenship rule.
Secretary of State Kris Kobach says a Kansas House committee has taken the teeth out of legislation to protest the federal government's listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species.
Secretary of State Kris Kobach pushed Kansas legislators Wednesday for an aggressive response to the U.S. government's designation of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species, criticizing a committee for rejecting proposals to punish federal employees attempting to manage the bird's population.
Federal election officials have asked a judge to temporarily suspend his own order that they help Kansas and Arizona enforce state laws requiring voters to prove their U.S. citizenship, arguing that the case "implicates the fundamental right to register to vote."
Voting rights groups filed an appeal Friday of a judge's order that federal election officials must help Kansas and Arizona enforce state laws requiring new voters to provide documentation proving their U.S. citizenship.
Federal officials must help Kansas and Arizona enforce laws requiring new voters to document their U.S. citizenship, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, in a decision that could encourage other Republican-led states to consider similar policies.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says there's no need to consider a so-called dual voter registration system in light of a federal judge's ruling about the state's proof-of-citizenship law for new voters.
The Democratic candidate for Kansas secretary of state says she's "appalled" by a federal judge's ruling requiring the federal government to help Kansas enforce its proof-of-citizenship law for new voters.
Kobach had said he didn't want to limit some voters' participation in elections but would be forced to if the federal government didn't add special instructions to the national form telling Arizona and Kansas residents to comply with the states' proof-of-citizenship laws.
Kobach argues that it combats fraud by preventing noncitizens from voting.