Tag: Constitutional amendment

One hundred years ago this month, women in the United States were guaranteed the right to vote with ratification of the 19th Amendment — secured by a 24-year-old Tennessee legislator’s decisive vote, cast at the…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly declared Thursday that a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the Kansas Constitution would return the state “to the Dark Ages” and called it a political attack on women’s…

Last week, Virginia’s legislature approved, and its governor is expected to sign, a resolution to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which proposes that “equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged…

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of his prime minister today after proposing constitutional amendments that could herald his intention to carve out a position that would let him stay at Russia’s…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers expect a push to overturn a state Supreme Court decision protecting abortion rights, a contentious debate over income tax cuts and some bipartisan harmony on Medicaid expansion during this…

A constitutional amendment stands to save nearly a million taxpayer dollars by eliminating a costly and largely pointless bureaucratic exercise. The amendment, which stops the census adjustment for Kansas legislative apportionment, is on ballots statewide…

When voters head to the polls for the Nov. 5 election, they’ll face a question on whether to approve an amendment to the Kansas Constitution. The question is about the 2020 census. At the heart…