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Kansas Education Commissioner Randy Watson says state officials did try to gather public input for a statewide educational initiative. (Photo: Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, September 27th

Kansas education officials did little to promote a public comment period for a school accountability plan designed to steer the state through 2030 and guide nearly $2 billion in federal spending.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, September 25th

The last phase of the KEES system went more smoothly than past pieces.

File photo of Mark Hutton, speaking in 2015, when he was a member of the Kansas House. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
KMUW Radio Monday, September 25th

Another candidate has entered the race for Kansas governor. Former state lawmaker Mark Hutton announced his candidacy today (MON) in Wichita.

file photo of Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer speaking with reporters (photo credit: Stephen Koranda)
Kansas News Service Monday, September 25th

Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer favors dismantling Obamacare and supports the bill being floated by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy. 

Revenue Secretary Sam Williams. (File photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, September 22nd

The shooting in Wichita left one person injured.

Associated Press Friday, September 22nd

Under an effort to privatize state office space, some public employees were moved to buildings without security. After the shooting of a state worker in Wichita this week, that privatization effort is coming under fire.

Governor Sam Brownback at the announcement of the original Tyson plant proposal. Members of Brownback's cabinet are now trying to find a new home for the plant in Kansas. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, September 20th

State officials want to keep Tyson in Kansas after a plan for a new plant faltered.

DCF Secretary Phyllis Gilmore at the task force meeting. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, September 19th

Kids slept in offices because other placements weren't immediately available.

The crowd gathered in a Tonganoxie park to share opinions on the proposed plant with Kansas lawmakers. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, September 18th

The meeting caused area lawmakers to come out in opposition to the plant.

Flickr photo by mamichan
Stephen Koranda Friday, September 15th

Lawmakers will answer questions about the proposal Friday.

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