Tag: Senate President Susan Wagle

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle said Thursday that she will not run for the U.S. Senate, citing “personal and political trials” in the last year for her decision. Wagle announcement also…

It’s as if a powerful squall line blew through Kansas overnight. By dawn’s early light it was time to assess the damage. That’s the feeling left by the Kansas Legislature’s wholly unnecessary end-of-session 24-hour marathon,…

Kansas Republican lawmakers berated protestors Tuesday for taking such extreme actions as lying on the floor before the Senate chambers and effectively blocking the entrance. “I don’t think it helps their cause,” commented Sen. Richard…

To the 76 Catholic nuns who signed a letter urging the Kansas Legislature to pass Medicaid expansion, we say, thank you for your courage. In the letter, the nuns say it is “deeply immoral” for…

The timing suggests that Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle thought she would get something very specific and very valuable — glamorous, really — in return for her 2018 “yes” vote for racetrack casinos, after years…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A political dispute between the Kansas Senate’s top two Republicans over abortion and Medicaid expansion has escalated. Senate President Susan Wagle, of Wichita, distributed an editorial to newspapers across the state…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Republican legislator’s complaint has launched an investigation into whether the commission that screens Kansas Supreme Court applicants violated the state’s open meetings law in picking three finalists for Democratic…