Tag: school finance

TOPEKA — Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss announced Friday he’ll retire in mid-December after serving on the state’s highest court since 2002, when Republican Gov. Bill Graves tapped him for the role. That…

Last week the Court ruled that the Bill of Rights in the Kansas Constitution protects Kansans’ “right of personal autonomy,” including a woman’s right to terminate a pregnancy. Then, on Monday, the Court hears the…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Laura Kelly cannot file a brief in support of a law that would add about $90 million annually to public school funding. The…

State legislators sent mixed messages last week. First, the Senate voted to increase funding for education by $90 million for the next three years to adjust for inflation, an omission in last year’s seminal school…

Kansas Republicans need to let it go. Laura Kelly is our governor. She is a Democrat. But on Friday, Susan Wagle, Senate President, once again tried to make the case that Kelly’s agenda should not…