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Mark Tallman speaking in 2016. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

The group will push back against a bill introduced by House Republicans.

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Stephen Koranda Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Both sides raised the issue of people under 21 carrying guns in Kansas.

Kansas Statehouse dome (Photo by J. Schafer)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Those who favor Medicaid expansion in Kansas chalked up a small victory on Monday.

Kansas News Service Monday, March 11th, 2019

Kansas lawmakers are considering whether to allow some form of medical cannabis in the state. Right now, CBD oil is legal, but not if it contains THC, the compound that produces a high. One bill under consideration would change that. Other lawmakers want to explore legalizing medical marijuana altogether.

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Stephen Koranda Monday, March 11th, 2019

How the personal data is managed could be a core part of the debate.

Kansas News Service Monday, March 11th, 2019

The proposed fee increase on hybrid and electric vehicles would raise $600,000.   

This week’s installment of Statehouse Blend Kansas features a roundtable discussions on Medicaid expansion.
Kansas News Service Monday, March 11th, 2019

Sara Collins, a healthcare economist with the Commonwealth Fund, and Michael Cannon, health policy director for the Cato Institute discussed Medicaid expansion with Jim McLean of the Kansas News Service.

Kansas may require schools to screen children for vision problems more often in their early years of education.
Kansas News Service Monday, March 11th, 2019

Under the plan, schools would do fewer screenings of older children and screen younger children from kindergarten through third grade, every year.

Kansas Statehouse (Photo by J. Schafer)
Kansas News Service Friday, March 8th, 2019

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly signed a bill paying off a debt to the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System.   

Kansas House lawmakers debating the bill. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Friday, March 8th, 2019

House lawmakers advanced the tax cut Thursday.

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