Tag: Kansas

Policy, State & Local

Kansas audit questions whether county election security policies are strong, detailed enough

July 7, 2023

Via: Fox News

County election security policies in Kansas don’t appear to be strong or detailed enough, and the state doesn’t appear to be giving counties enough guidance on how best to oversee voting, according to an audit released Thursday. The report from […]

Energy & Environment, Industry, Policy, State & Local

Kansas Legislature clears anti-ESG bill, but its not as strong as some conservatives wanted

April 7, 2023

Via: Fox News

A proposal designed to thwart investing that considers environmental, social and governance factors has cleared the Kansas Legislature, but divisions within its GOP majorities kept the measure from being as strong as some conservatives wanted. Lawmakers on Thursday approved a […]

Federal, Policy

Kansas Sen. Roger Marshall slams Biden’s SOTU, says president ‘painted a rosy picture’ of America

February 8, 2023

Via: Fox News

Kansas Republican Sen. Roger Marshall said President Biden “painted a rosy picture” of the current state of America and ignored the problems facing hardworking families during his State of the Union address Tuesday night. In his second State of the […]

Policy, State & Local

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly will outline agenda for state Legislature in tonight’s State of the State address

January 24, 2023

Via: Fox News

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly is preparing to outline what she is likely to call a middle-of-the-road agenda for a Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature that already expects to ditch much of what she’ll propose in favor of more conservative ideas on taxes […]

Policy, State & Local

Kansas first state to vote on abortion since Roe’s demise

August 2, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Kansas on Tuesday was holding the nation’s first test of voter feelings about the recent Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, with people throughout the state deciding whether to allow their conservative Legislature to further restrict or ban abortion. […]

Federal, Policy

Democrats sell infrastructure bill, push for Biden backup

November 11, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Traffic whizzing behind her, Rep. Sharice Davids gathered reporters at a transportation facility along U.S. 69 in eastern Kansas this week to celebrate the surge of federal money headed in her state’s direction. The massive infrastructure package passed last week […]

Policy, State & Local

Kansas taps agriculture CIO to direct statewide IT strategy

November 17, 2020

Via: StateScoop

The Kansas Office of Information Technology Services has tapped the chief information officer of the state’s agriculture department to fill the role of statewide chief information technology architect, DeAngela Burns-Wallace, the state’s chief information technology officer, said Tuesday. The new […]

State & Local

Kansas to hold roundtables on drone uses

March 10, 2015

Via: StateScoop Staff

Now that the Federal Aviation Administration has established its notice of proposed rulemaking for small commercial drone use, states are scrambling to figure out how the new law applies to their residents. And in Kansas, the state transportation department announced it […]