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Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Friday, August 2nd, 2019

State tax collections beat expectations 25 of the past 26 months. 

Kansas Statehouse rotunda (Photo from KPR archives)
J. Schafer Monday, July 29th, 2019

Summer is a great time to tour the Kansas Statehouse, in part because it's far less crowded and busy.

Senate President Wagle on the chamber floor earlier this year. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

Wagle is jumping into the race to replace Senator Pat Roberts.

Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Friday, July 12th, 2019

Kansas legislative leaders from both parties are considering pay hikes for their staff members. They say higher pay is needed to attract and retain the best workers.

CBD without the THC that gets people high has been legal in Kansas for about a year. CBD oil with significant amounts of THC is still illegal to sell, but people with a doctor's note can possess products purchased from other states. (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, July 11th, 2019

The law offers some protections for using CBD with THC for certain medical conditions.

Kobach announced his run Monday in Leavenworth. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, July 8th, 2019

Kobach announced a Senate run Monday.

A tornado destroyed houses in Linwood, Kansas, last month. (Photo by Nomin Ujiyediin / Kansas News Service)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

Kansas had the biggest payback of any state from disaster mitigation efforts.

The Kansas Board of Regents voted Wednesday to zero-out tuition increases for in-state undergrads. Vice Chair Shane Bangerter (left) and Chair Dennis Mullin pored over documents before the meeting. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Regents voted to keep tuition flat for in-state undergraduates.

Kansas Statehouse rotunda (Photo from KPR archives)
KPR Staff Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

If you haven't visited in a long while, you should consider touring the Kansas Statehouse. Tours are free and the Capital building is less busy now that lawmakers have adjourned for the year. Touring the Kansas Statehouse should be on every Kansan's summertime bucket list! When it comes to seeing beautiful architecture and learning about the state's rich history, you can't beat the beauty or the price of touring the Kansas Statehouse. Enjoy!

Districts in cities and rural areas have the most teacher vacancies. Filling positions in high demand subjects such as science, math and English can be particularly tough. (Photo by Chris Neal for the Kansas News Service)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, June 13th, 2019

School officials are taking a two-pronged approach to reducing the teacher shortage.


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