Most respondents to a new Kansas poll say sales taxes are too high and that business owners should pay income tax. The poll was conducted by Public Policy Polling, a Democratic-leaning firm, which surveyed 1,217 Kansas voters between Aug. 5 and 6.
Thirty-eight Kansas public school districts are seeking about $15 million in additional aid from the state to address local budget issues, and the requests submitted by Monday's deadline outstrip the available funds by nearly 23 percent.
An agreement that would allow Kansas' largest electric company to increase its rates about 4 percent is reasonable for customers while covering the cost of power plant upgrades, attorneys for the utility and other parties told state regulators Monday.
A white supremacist charged with killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City spent more than two hours Friday telling jurors how he planned the attacks and is sorry he didn't kill more people.
Kansas legislators are attacking the independence of the state's courts by imposing an administrative policy on them and attempting to tie the judiciary's entire budget to preserving it, an attorney for a judge argued Friday during a court hearing.
Kansas and Nebraska will extend an agreement for a year to allow Nebraska to pump more than its share of the Republican River while ensuring Kansas eventually gets the water it is due, according to the Republican River Compact Administration.