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KANSAS-TAXES Kan. GOP senators not budging much on sales tax TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican leaders in the Kansas Senate aren't budging much on lowering the state's sales tax in July as part of a plan that also cuts income taxes. Senate President...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Negotiations on the Kansas budget have come to a halt after senators demanded an offer that could end this year's session. Senate Ways and Means Chairman Ty Masterson sought a final offer on higher education funding and a state...
Kan. sec of state close to getting expanded power TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is close to winning legislative approval for new power for his office to investigate and prosecute election fraud cases. Kobach said Friday...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsKansas lawmakers are calling for tougher penalties for people convicted of child sex crimes. Gov. Sam Brownback and Derek Schmidt, Kansas Attorney General, are asking senators to approve a bill that would increase fines and penalties for sexual...
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt plans to ask legislators to approve a new law he says will help prosecutors fight gang activity. The Republican attorney general and former state senator says the recommendation for a new anti-racketeering law is a...
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul -- ruling in favor of the requirement that most Americans can be required to have health insurance, or else pay a penalty. The decision means the historic...
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KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsChild labor groupssay they are stunned and disappointed the Obama administration is backing off a plan to keep children from working in hazardous jobs on farms. They say more children will die in farm accidents that could have been prevented. ...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe Kansas Attorney General’s office announced expansion of an state advisory board Wednesday that recommends improvements to Kansas laws and policies to combat human trafficking. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt made the announcement on...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsFormer Kansas Attorney General Steve Six has been nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. The nomination was made by President Obama. "Steve Six has distinguished himself as a first-rate jurist with unflagging...
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KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsSam Brownback has been sworn in as Kansas' governor, assuming office with the state facing a big budget shortfall. He took the oath of office Monday in the Kansas House chamber. Among the guests were Sen. Pat Roberts, former Atty. General and Senator...
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