A farm tractor driver was killed in an accident in southern Kansas Wednesday.
Kansas’ new Democratic governor on Tuesday reinstated a ban on anti-LGBT bias in state agencies’ employment decisions that a Republican predecessor had repealed, and she also expanded the policy to cover government contractors.
New Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly is expected to make a pitch to the Republican-dominated Kansas Legislature for boosting spending on public schools and expanding Medicaid.
Kansas’ new Democratic governor called Monday for the state to “forge a new chapter” of bipartisanship, arguing as she took office that the Statehouse had lost the “spirit of neighbor-helping-neighbor” under her Republican predecessors.
Utility officials say it may take until Thursday to finish restoring power in the Kansas City area after last week's winter blast and forecasts for more bad weather won't help
Democrat Laura Kelly’s top priorities as Kansas’ new governor arise from her work as a state lawmaker and a decade as one of the Legislature’s key players on budget issues. Kelly, formerly a veteran state senator from Topeka, has an agenda that includes boosting spending on public schools and expanding the state’s Medicaid health coverage for the needy.
When Kansas State University Professor Sunanda Dissanayake and other researchers studied traffic fatalities in Kansas, they expected to find that more people had died on the roads. After all, the state had increased speed limits on some highways to 75 miles per hour in 2011. Higher speeds lead to more severe crashes. But they did not expect such a deadly result.
Tens of thousands remain without power and dozens of schools have canceled classes after a deadly winter blast.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The operators of a Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated aren’t saying whether the attraction will open for the upcoming season.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The owner of the Heartland Motorsports Park says he’s looking into razing the Topeka racetrack and moving to the Kansas City area because of a tax fight.