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Kansas Juvenile Justice Overhaul Long Overdue

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 03.30.2016 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

After nine months of individual and committee work, the Kansas Senate has approved several long-overdue recommendations to overhaul the current juvenile justice system to reduce recidivism as well as unnecessary costs on governments.

Gov. Brownback's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad 31 Hours

The Kansas City Star | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics

Gov. Sam Brownback promised Kansans that his deep income tax cuts favoring the wealthy would bring lots of great new things to the state....

Absentee Senator Pat Roberts Survives Bruising Kansas Primary

Erik Ose | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics
Erik Ose

Roberts appeared vulnerable earlier this year after questions were raised about his residency in Kansas, similar to what helped defeat veteran Sen. Richard Lugar two years ago.

Brownback Faces Blowback On Tax Cuts, Trails Dem Challenger In New Poll

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) is feeling some heat over his support for income tax cuts that have resulted in dramatic revenue decreases and budget sh...

John Celock

Kansas Lawmakers Have It Both Ways, Vote To Ban State Worker Abortion | John Celock | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

The day after a Kansas legislative committee adopted an amendment to protect accreditation of the OBGYN residency program at the University of Kansas ...

John Celock

GOP Governor Likely To Sign Sweeping Abortion Bill | John Celock | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) indicated that he is likely to sign the state's sweeping anti-abortion bill, which includes a provision th...

John Celock

Dems Say Of GOP Immigration Proposals: 'It Is The Greatest Deal Of Hypocrisy' | John Celock | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

Democrats in Kansas are describing new proposals to recruit undocumented workers for the state's agriculture industry as "hypocrisy" and "profiteering...

GOP Governor Apologizes To Teen For 'Overreaction' To Tweet

Posted 01.28.2012 | Education

In an unexpected turn of events, the Kansas governor who was the subject of a disparaging tweet is apologizing to the teen who sent the message. In...