Gov. Laura Kelly’s plan to refinance Kansas’s pension system faces criticism from KPERS, which runs the system. She says it’s needed to keep costs in check but pension system leaders say it will ultimately require the state to pay more.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s first proposed budget calls for changes to KanCare Clearinghouse. The privatized Medicaid application center, established by then-Gov. Sam Brownback, has drawn criticism for years.
Kansas City courts have canceled more than 550 immigration hearings in first three weeks of shutdown, adding to the national backlog of unresolved cases. Immigration judges are also having to work without pay.
Kansas City sports teams have had great success in Mayor Sly James’ time in office. But he said Boston’s mayor won’t make a bet with him on Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the Chiefs and Patriots.
The Kansas City Council voted Thursday to back a proposed renovation of a business incubator on the city’s east side. It’s the first project to get funds from a new Central City Economic Development Sales Tax.
KCI Partnership, a consortium of companies led by AECOM that was not selected to build a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport, said in a letter Thursday that they can beat the current price for the project by more than $1 billion.
The KCI single terminal project was already stalled because the airlines have yet to reach an agreement on how to pay for it. But the government shutdown could delay a necessary federal approval process.
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has rarely sought the spotlight, but as he’s weighing a Senate run the Kansas Republican traveled to Washington to testify before the U.S. Senate for the first time.
Air traffic control union members are passing out leaflets at Kansas City International Airport protesting the partial federal government shutdown, saying it’s affecting safety of aircraft and procedures.
Two Missouri legislators from Kansas City introduced bills to give minority- and women-owned businesses an edge when applying for licenses to sell medical marijuana. The bills are legal and political long shots.
Sens. Jerry Moran and Josh Hawley were among a small group of Republicans to break from their party and support an unsuccessful effort to stop President Donald Trump’s administration from relaxing sanctions on three Russian companies.
Twelve candidates are vying to become Kansas City’s next mayor, and with three months until the April primary, eight of them are competing for campaign funds. See who has the most money in KC’s mayor race.