Elections

Brownback’s GOP challenger has bankruptcy in past
July 30, 2014
A Wichita businesswoman who is challenging Gov. Sam Brownback in the Republican primary has filed for bankruptcy protection in the past, while her running mate has done so twice.
Koch group makes big ad buy for Kansas congressman
July 15, 2014
A conservative group with ties to billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch is spending big money to thank U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo for his work in Congress amid a bitter race for his seat.
Kansas Republicans back Davis in governor’s race
July 15, 2014
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and more than 100 other Republicans are endorsing the presumed Democratic nominee for governor.
Kansas gay marriage foes to seek protections again
July 6, 2014
Kansas legislators will face renewed pressure next year to provide additional legal protections to those who want to avoid accommodating same-sex couples for religious reasons in the wake of federal courts nationwide invalidating state gay marriage bans.
Local agencies participating in National HIV Testing Day
June 23, 2014
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is encouraging Kansans to get tested Friday on National HIV Testing Day.
Democrat files for 38th District seat in state legislature
June 18, 2014
Jan Pringle, a real estate professional from Gardner, has filed to run as a Democrat for the 38th district in the Kansas House of Representatives and says she wants to right a list of wrongs done against Kansans in recent years.
Democrat files for 38th District seat in state legislature
June 13, 2014
Jan Pringle, a real estate professional from Gardner, announced she has filed to run as a Democrat for the 38th District in the Kansas House of Representatives.
Kansas Democrats file complaints in 2nd District
June 3, 2014
Kansas Democrats have filed two federal complaints against Republican congresswoman Lynn Jenkins alleging she violated ethics and campaign rules because a staff member also serves as an unpaid re-election spokesman.
Tonganoxie legislative forum touches on education, taxes
January 14, 2014
Education funding and taxes took center stage at Saturday’s legislative coffee at the VFW Post Home in Tonganoxie.
Bonner resident, a political neophyte, aims to be elected governor
December 30, 2013
Tresa McAlhaney isn’t your typical politician. In fact, she’s not even a politician — all the more reason she says she’d be the perfect person to govern the state of Kansas.
Kansas: Schodorf files to run for Kansas secretary of state
November 1, 2013
Former state Sen. Jean Schodorf today filed to run for Kansas secretary of state against incumbent Republican Kris Kobach in 2014.
Robert faces GOP foe in Senate re-election bid
October 9, 2013
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, a power in Kansas politics for decades, faces a challenge in the Republican primary from a Kansas City-area doctor who’s never run for office but has gained attention in conservative and tea party circles for his vocal criticism of the federal health care overhaul.
Basehor city council accepts 2014 budget
August 7, 2013
The Basehor city council voted, 5-0, to accept the city’s proposed 2014 budget at a special meeting before its monthly work session Monday at City Hall.
Kansas: Brownback puts 19 appointments on special session agenda
July 30, 2013
Kansas lawmakers expect to consider up to 19 of Gov. Sam Brownback’s appointments during a special legislative session, prompting a top critic Monday to declare that the session has been “orchestrated” to quickly confirm a new state Court of Appeals judge without much public scrutiny.
What is more unpopular: Congress or Obamacare?
July 17, 2013
Right out of the chute, it appears the 2014 campaign for U.S. House District 2 will be a contest to determine which is more unpopular: Congress or Obamacare.

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