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Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)
Kansas News Service Friday, May 12th

Kansas lawmakers will have to regroup after failing to pass a tax plan this week.  Lawmakers are under pressure to address two of the session's biggest issues: fund public schools and closing a massive hole in the state budget.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, May 12th

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

 Officials with the Kansas Insurance Department say they expect premiums to go up for the more than 100,000 Kansans with Obamacare plans. ​​
Kansas News Service Friday, May 12th

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas has taken the first steps towards continuing its participation in the ACA marketplace in 2018.​

Kansas News Service Thursday, May 11th

A showdown could be looming at the Kansas Statehouse over a new school funding bill.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, May 11th

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Secretary Kobach speaking to reporters last year. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, May 11th

Kobach will serve on a federal panel looking into voter fraud and election issues.  

Kansas News Service Thursday, May 11th

The Kansas Legislature is a long ways away from approving a new school funding formula. And if it feels a bit like we're reliving an old battle over school funding, you're right. Join us for a look back at the long and winding road to a school funding solution -- a solution that so far this legislative session, remains out of sight.

Senate President Susan Wagle presiding over the tax debate. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, May 10th

The divisions make it unclear where they'll go next.

KMUW Radio Wednesday, May 10th

The Kansas Legislature has a lot on its plate this session. But a lawmaker from Wichita hopes fellow legislators will make room for another priority: more funding for the state water plan.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, May 10th

The proposal regarded slot machines at racetracks.

The Kansas Senate chamber. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, May 10th

The proposal would roll back parts of the state's 2012 tax cuts.

Highway in western Kansas, near the border with Colorado. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, May 10th

Kansas lawmakers are trying to figure out how to get the state’s highway program back on track. After years of transferring money out of K-DOT, some worry that the top-rated highway system will fall into disrepair. And now, many lawmakers want the state to start patching roads again, instead of trying to patch holes in the state budget.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, May 10th

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.  

Photo by Dan Skinner
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, May 9th

Senators are planning to tweak a proposal coming from the House.

House Tax Committee Chairman Steven Johnson during tax talks last week. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, May 9th

Lawmakers have made little progress this week on a tax agreement.

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Harvest Public Media Tuesday, May 9th

Farmers stand to lose a lot if climate change projections come to pass, but the Trump administration is making research funding more uncertain.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, May 9th

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Former state Senator Jeff King speaking to senators Monday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, May 8th

Senators discussed ways to comply with a Kansas Supreme Court ruling.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, May 8th

The proposal would reinstate income taxes for thousands of business owners.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, May 8th

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

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