Tag: lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House impeachment report on President Donald Trump will be unveiled today behind closed doors for key lawmakers as Democrats push ahead with the inquiry despite the White House’s declaration it will…

To better represent Kansans, we citizens should press for better pay for our lawmakers.  This is a simple statement, and such a change would not guarantee better policies, however they are defined.  But without question,…

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried for months to get the Republican-controlled Legislature to take up a pair of gun control bills, holding news conferences and touting polls showing strong public…

WASHINGTON — Amid growing political pressure from Republicans, House leaders on Tuesday began seriously gauging support among Democrats for holding a vote to formally establish the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump — even through the inquiry…

Even though it’s the offseason, Kansas Rep. Rui Xu says being a legislator is a full-time job. Over the course of a week, on top of his part-time gig as a freelance marketer, the Democrat…

TOPEKA —This was supposed to be the year Medicaid expansion finally happened in Kansas. Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly, elected in November, had run on the issue. She triumphed in a state that had gone for…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A database of finger and palm prints used by law enforcement and child welfare workers is in danger of failing and needs to be replaced, a Kansas Bureau of Investigation official…

A state health alliance is offering an opportunity to learn more about possible Medicaid (KanCare) expansion in Kansas. A community meeting, “Break Down and Bounce Back Tour,” will be offered from 5:30 to 7 p.m.…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Republican legislators on Wednesday blocked nearly $10 million that Kansas corrections officials argue they need to deal with prison overcrowding and said lawmakers might reject Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s choice…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Lawmakers dropped a plan to increase oversight of Kansas’ troubled child welfare system in the final hours of their annual session, angering advocates. The provision that was eliminated would have created…