| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:05 AM
TOPEKA, Kan. Cuts in school funding led to an unconstitutionally imbalanced playing field between rich and poor school districts, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
The 110-page decision in " Gannon vs. State of Kansas" affirms some findings of a...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:22 PM
The Kansas Senate's decision to reverse course and pass a bill cutting taxes came after Gov. Sam Brownback and his staff talked to some senators.
Brownback spokeswoman Sherriene Jones-Sontag said Wednesday that Brownback and his staff spoke with an...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 1:14 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and top administration officials say a coming reorganization of three major state departments will improve services for the poor, disabled and elderly.
Brownback, Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer and the...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer is among hundreds of elected officials attending this week's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Mayor Brewer spoke to Eyewitness News from the floor of the Time Warner Cable Arena early Tuesday evening....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Having a Republican majority in the Kansas State House and the State Senate is nothing new, but this year something might change about that majority.
"This is taking a turn in a new direction that doesn't happen very often," explains political science...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:00 PM
At the same time the state was rejecting federal funds to implement a new health care law, the state of Kansas was applying for federal funds to promote marriage.
The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/oXgJTl ) that Gov. Sam Brownback's...
| Dec 20, 2011
(AP) Kansas Democratic leaders want to modify gambling laws to expand state programs for training unemployed workers, repairing infrastructure and helping small business.
Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, of Topeka, and House Minority Leader Paul...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 1:56 PM
(AP) Democrats said Tuesday that they want to spend some of the state's expected revenue surplus to restore funding to Kansas public schools that has been cut in recent years.
The plan calls for increasing school funding by $45 million in the 2012-13...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Gov. Sam Brownback and Kansas legislative leaders are regrouping after the proposed 2013 federal budget failed to include construction dollars for a new biosecurity lab, raising questions about the project's future.
| Mar 5, 2012
| 6:36 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is brushing off criticism over his forming his own political action committee.
Kobach said Monday that legislators are being hypocritical when they say it's inappropriate for the state's chief...