Kansas Lawmakers Send ‘Abortion Pill Reversal’ Bill to Governor’s Desk

KMUW | By Rose Conlon Published April 7, 2023 at 3:52 PM CDT Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reproductive rights advocates criticized the bill, which would require that doctors give patients medically unproven information. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature has passed a bill that would require doctors to give patients medically disputed information that abortion pills may be reversible. […]

Treasurer Steven Johnson statement on passage of ESG legislation

TOPEKA – (April 6, 2023) – Kansas State Treasurer Steven Johnson today issued the following statement on passage of House Bill 2100, the Kansas Public Investments and Contracts Protection Act. This bill would ensure that in investing public dollars or contracting for the expenditure of public funds, no preferential treatment or adverse discrimination is given […]

Sen. Marshall’s Bill Puts COVID Benefits Scammers on Notice: “We Look Forward to Your Day in Court”

(Washington, D.C., March 28, 2023) – Today, U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. led five of his Senate Republican colleagues on new legislation that would ensure accountability for individuals who defrauded American taxpayers by improperly receiving federal COVID-19 unemployment insurance (UI). The bill, titled the Pandemic Unemployment Fraud Recoupment Act, would give the federal government more time to […]

Drummond lauds passage of bills targeting illegal marijuana grow operations

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 21, 2023) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond praised state legislators today for approving a trio of measures aimed at addressing the rise of illegal marijuana grow operations in Oklahoma. The bills have passed their legislative chamber of origin and are now headed for the opposite chamber. “Oklahoma’s illegal marijuana grow operations pose […]

Kansas Lawmakers Advance a Plan that Lets an Outside Group Raise Their Pay

KCUR | By Dylan Lysen Published March 16, 2023 at 12:08 PM CDT   Blaise Mesa/Kansas News Service The Kansas House approved a bill that would create an independent commission that sets the compensation package for lawmakers. Supporters argue the commission could increase pay to help more everyday Kansans to run for office. Kansas lawmakers appear on […]

Governor Kelly Delivers Keynote Address at Naturalization Ceremony in Johnson County

JOHNSON COUNTY – Today, Governor Laura Kelly celebrated with 300 new United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony at Johnson County Community College. Governor Kelly delivered the keynote address and Judge Julie A. Robinson, a District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, presided over the ceremony. “I want to congratulate […]