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Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, June 6th

Kansas lawmakers passed a bill to increase income taxes to fix the state budget and meet a court mandate on school funding. Governor Sam Brownback responded immediately by promising to veto the bill. 

Here's what we know so far.
Associated Press Monday, June 5th

Kansas lawmakers took on two big issues - taxes and school funding - today. It's day 108 of the legislative session. In other news, officials are working on what to do with Osawatomie State Hospital...and a lawsuit against Swiss agribusiness firm Syngenta began in Kansas City, Kansas. Click here for the latest AP headlines. 

Associated Press Sunday, June 4th

Here's a summary of Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Photo by Stephen Koranda
Associated Press Saturday, June 3rd

Kansas lawmakers' approval of a measure meant to keep concealed guns out of hospitals shows how much the Republican-controlled Legislature shifted to the left in last year's elections.  State lawmakers this past week bucked the National Rifle Associated by rewriting a 2013 concealed-carry law.

Associated Press Saturday, June 3rd

Here's a summary of the day's news headlines from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

Theft of agricultural trade secrets is a growing problem, according to the FBI. (Photo from the University of Michigan School of Environment and Sustainability / Flickr)
Harvest Public Media Friday, June 2nd

Advanced seeds, cutting edge machinery…agriculture today is a high-tech business. But putting billions into researching new products can also bring out the thieves.  In this report from Harvest Public Media, Bryan Thompson explores the growing threat of agricultural espionage, right here, in the Midwest. 

Here's what we know so far.
Associated Press Friday, June 2nd

The Kansas Legislature has sent a bill to the governor that would keep firearms out of hospitals, but it's still unclear whether Governor Sam Brownback will veto the measure or sign it into law.  Elsewhere, the state collected about $2 million less in revenue than it expected in the month of May.

Here's what's happening in our area, according to staff and AP wire reports.
Associated Press Thursday, June 1st

Kansas lawmakers are running out of time and money to take care of state business.  Thursday marks the 104th day of the session, which was scheduled to last 100 days.

KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little. (Photo from the University of Kansas)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, May 31st

Lawmakers said she has helped KU advance in several areas.

Here's what we know so far.
Associated Press Wednesday, May 31st

Kansas legislators move closer to approving a plan to increase state spending on public schools.  But lawmakers remain divided on boosting income taxes to pay for the school funding plan.  There's also no agreement on how to deal with the state budget deficit.  Today (WED) marks the 103rd day of the legislative session.  


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