State News

MANHATTAN — The Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate agreed in a live-streamed Saturday morning debate that they want to do all they can for the president and his policies. They differed mostly on who…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka worker at a Frito-Lay plant has tested positive for the coronavirus as more Kansas businesses reopened in advance of Memorial Day. The company said Friday that it has taken…

TOPEKA, Kansas — In a one-day marathon session that wrapped up a legislative year upended by the coronavirus, Kansas lawmakers reined in the governor’s powers to respond to the public health crisis. Democratic Gov. Laura…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans pushed a sweeping coronavirus measure  through the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature on Friday, aiming to shield businesses and health care providers from coronavirus-related lawsuits and take control of the state’s pandemic…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Kansas pushed Wednesday to greatly limit Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s power to keep businesses closed during the coronavirus pandemic and give the GOP-controlled Legislature’s leaders the final say…

By the Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Starting Friday, Kansans can gather in slightly larger groups, take in a movie, go to an art museum and bowl a few frames. But concerts, festivals, summer…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly has received the kind of praise from President Donald Trump that Republicans in her home state of Kansas would love to hear about themselves. Kelly met with the…

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Riley County authorities are working to determine how to care for about 30 dogs who were found living in a man’s home. The terrier-mix dogs were discovered Monday at a home…

Admitting he’s a longshot, Mike Bruner said Tuesday he was on his way to Topeka today to file to run for the 12th District seat in the Kansas Senate, held for the last two terms…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A battle in Kansas between the Democratic governor and Republican-controlled Legislature over reopening the economy has grown increasingly bitter, clouded by election year politics present and past. Gov. Laura Kelly has…