Tag: Gov. Laura Kelly

Allen County commissioners backed off Tuesday from mandating face masks to guard against the spread of COVID-19 to simply “recommending” that people maintain the practice. Commissioners took their cue from state leaders who last week…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas expects to lose a total of $360 million in tax revenues over three years because of a change in federal policies on COVID-19 relief for businesses, complicating legislative debates over…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Kansas legislators on Thursday revoked an order aimed at encouraging counties to keep mask mandates amid the coronavirus pandemic, just hours after Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly issued it. Kelly’s order…

TOPEKA — Ted Lasso, a fictional soccer coach from a TV show of the same name, on Thursday beat out University of Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self and Wichita State women’s basketball coach Keitha…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans in the GOP-controlled Kansas House formally registered their opposition Tuesday to Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s plan for encouraging counties to keep mask mandates in place as a potentially more infectious…

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly announced Friday that anyone in Kansas age 16 or older will be allowed to get a coronavirus vaccine starting Monday because the state expects to get enough…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators on Monday approved a measure that would give judges and prosecutors a little more than two years to clear a backlog of criminal cases that built up during the…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly said Wednesday that a measure  approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature to rewrite Kansas’ emergency management laws while limiting her authority during the coronavirus pandemic is “reasonable.”  Legislators…

Three members of the U.S. House delegation from Kansas — Ron Estes, Tracey Mann, and Jake LaTurner — recently sent a letter to Gov. Laura Kelly. In it, the Republicans offered such helpful advice. Kansas,…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker in Kansas outlined a measure Wednesday that would overturn Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s policy of withholding doses of COVID-19 vaccines from counties wanting to move to a new…