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  • New Kansas law to help law officers, firefighters

    Kansas is changing its workers' compensation laws to ensure that firefighters and law enforcement officers have their medical expenses covered after a stroke or heart attack on the job.


  • Recent Kansas editorials

    The Topeka Capital-Journal, May 5


  • Brownback: State's bid process was open

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said Tuesday that he will talk with the FBI if he is contacted about a reported investigation into allegations about the awarding of contracts to privatize the state's Medicaid program.


  • Kansas governor plans motorcycle rally in June

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is sponsoring a motorcycle rally in Junction City and a ride through nearby Fort Riley in June to raise money for programs for veterans and scenic highways routes in the area.


  • Kansas women form political group to seek changes

    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 state Sen. Ty Masterson, left, an Andover Republican, confers with state Reps. Gene Suellentrop, center, a Wichita Republican, and Marvin Kleeb, right, an Overland Park Republican, during the House's session, Thursday, May 1, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Masterson is the Senate's lead negotiator on budget issues, and Suellentrop and Kleeb represent House Republicans in the talks. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

    Kansas budget negotiators reach tentative deal

    Legislative negotiators struck a deal Thursday on the Kansas budget, shaking off a dismal revenue report and a downgrading of the state's bond rating by a leading investment service to push forward with a bonus for state workers.


  • Kansas state Rep. Marvin Kleeb, an Overland Park Republican, asks questions about budget issues during a House Appropriations Committee meeting, Wednesday April 30, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Lawmakers are boosting spending on social services despite a $92 million shortfall in tax collections for the month. (AP Photo/John Milburn)

    April revenue report clouds Kansas budget talks

    Kansas legislators negotiating over the next state budget whittled away at their differences Wednesday night after majority Republicans cast aside a bleak revenue report that threatened to undermine a rosy forecast lawmakers were using to justify some spending.


  • In this April 3, 2014 photo, Deputy Kansas Education Commissioner Dale Dennis watches a state House committee debate over a school funding plan at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Dennis has been the state's leading expert for decades on the state's formulas for distributing its aid. A school funding plan recently enacted in Kansas is projected to provide $12 million less than previously thought for public school classrooms, and the top State Department of Education official publicly apologized Tuesday for "confusion" surrounding its estimates. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

    Kansas classroom aid estimate drops by $12 million

    A school funding plan recently enacted in Kansas is projected to provide $12 million less than previously thought for public school classrooms, and a top State Department of Education official publicly apologized Tuesday for "confusion" surrounding its estimates.


  • Recent Kansas editorials

    The Hutchinson News, April 26


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