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The Kansas Supreme Court met remotely, in line with recommendations on containing the coronavirus, to rule on whether the governor can impose limits on church and funeral services to quell the pandemic. (Screen capture from the Supreme Court broadcast)
Kansas News Service Saturday, April 11th, 2020

The court said a panel of lawmakers lacked the power to reverse Kelly's order.

A church in Neodesha. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

A panel led by Republicans revoked the executive order banning large gatherings.

 Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly explains her decision to mandate a statewide stay-at-home order on Saturday. The map shows the counties that have confirmed coronavirus cases. (Photo by Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)
Jim McLean Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is ordering Kansans to stay at home except for when they have to venture out for essential services, like food, medicine or medical care.

(Photo by Scott Canon, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Some Kansas Republicans are nervous about the future of a U.S. Senate seat that the party has held for decades. 

Kansas News Service Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Jim McLean hosts this week's roundup of action at the Kansas Legislature. This time, we examine what the state is doing in response to the growing coronavirus threat, and why some Republicans are saying that Governor Laura Kelly overreacted by shuttering schools. 

 A limited number of people were allowed in the Statehouse this week to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but staffers, lobbyists and lawmakers still found time to chat at the rail. (Photo by Daniel Caudill, Kansas News Service)
Stephen Koranda Friday, March 20th, 2020

Lawmakers left the Statehouse for an extended spring break caused by coronavirus.

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has announced the closure of K-12 schools until August. (File photo, Kansas News Service)
Jim McLean Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Laura Kelly was the first governor in the nation to close all K-12 schools for the rest of the academic year. The action comes as the state and the nation try to stem the spread of coronavirus. Kelly says governors from around the country are now asking the federal government to help bolster state supplies of COVID-19 testing kits and ventilators.

 Photo by Stephan Bisaha, Kansas News Service
Kansas News Service Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Schools will be closed through the end of the academic year.

Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Lee Norman discussing state preparedness for the coronavirus at a statehouse news conference. (Photo Credit: Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Kansas officials are stepping up efforts against the coronavirus. They’ve imposed a ban on large gatherings and they’re urging anyone with symptoms to stay home until they can be tested.

A weekly roundtable discussion about proceedings at the Kansas Statehouse during the Legislature’s annual session.
Jim McLean Monday, March 16th, 2020

With the coronavirus threatening to shorten the Kansas legislative session lawmakers remain far apart on the big issues of abortion and Medicaid expansion.

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