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Kansas plan to change tag notifications postponed

State officials say they will indefinitely postpone plans to change the way Kansas motorists are notified when vehicle tags need to be renewed.

4 Kansas tribes to split $1.7 million for housing needs

Federal officials say four American Indian tribes in northeast Kansas will split $1.7 million in funds for affordable housing.

Kansas Senate endorses ban on specific abortion procedure

A proposed ban on a procedure used in 8 percent of the abortions in Kansas advanced Thursday in the state Senate after supporters heatedly responded to a member who suggested they were ignoring good science and trying to inflame public opinion for political gain.

Kansas changing notification for vehicle tag renewals

The state of Kansas plans to change the way it notifies motorists that they need to renew vehicle tags.

Kobach says Kansas attracted most new businesses since 2003

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says more new businesses were formed in Kansas in 2014 than at any point since 2003.

KU policy protects LGBT workers from discrimination, despite governor's action

Kansas University has its own policy protecting LGBT students and employees from discrimination, and it’s not affected by the governor’s actions on a similar state order, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little reminded the KU community on Wednesday. By Sara Shepherd

Governor's plan leaves end of Kansas income taxes uncertain

Gov. Sam Brownback and his top aides can't predict when Kansas will meet his stated goal of eliminating income taxes, now that he has slowed the implementation of promised reductions to stave off predicted budget cuts.

Kansas tax collections $47M short of expectations in January

The size of the state’s budget hole got bigger Friday when the Kansas Department of Revenue reported that January revenues came in $47.2 million short of projections. By Peter Hancock

Man charged with sexual battery in connection with Kansas University dorm room incident

A 20-year-old Kansas City man and former Kansas University student was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor sexual battery in connection with an April incident in a KU residence hall.

New two-lane Wakarusa roundabout may be a little confusing at first, but it's safer, city official says

The Wakarusa roundabout intersecting Inverness and Legends drives has been twisting traffic in the three weeks since its completion. City Engineer David Cronin said that’s the reason roundabouts are preferable to traffic lights or four-way stops: safety. The roundabout’s design keeps speeds low and reduces the number of “conflict points,” or opportunities for collision, thus reducing the likelihood of an injury accident, Cronin said. By Caitlin Doornbos

Kansas University Basketball team meets with Gov. Sam Brownback

The Kansas University men's and women's basketball team visited the Statehouse in Topeka on Friday, April 27, 2012.

Gov. Sam Brownback discusses tax cut plan

Gov. Sam Brownback talks to reporters about a proposal that will cut an estimated $2.9 billion in the next six years.

GOP Caucus

Republicans voice their support for presidential candidates at Kansas GOP Caucus.

The Resurgence of Meth

Officials in southeast Kansas talk about the recent spike in methamphetamine use. They believe it can be attributed to the "one-pot" or "shake and bake" method.

Gov. Brownback discusses education funding issues

Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday spoke to reporters and editors at the Lawrence Journal-World. Brownback said growing the economy was his primary goal as he prepares for the 2012 legislative session that starts next month.

Strengthening Agriculture

Chris Wilson, deputy secretary of the Kansas Department of Agriculture talks about the importance of farmer's markets in strengthening the relationship between grower and consumer.

Kansas Attorney General in Lawrence

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt talks about his concerns about some of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation's resources and staffing levels. Schmidt spoke to the Lawrence Noon Rotary Club on Aug. 8, 2011, at the Holiday Inn Lawrence, 200 McDonald Drive.

SRS Secretary Rob Siedlecki discusses closure of Lawrence office

Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services Secretary Rob Siedlecki spoke with Lawrence Journal-World editors Monday, July 11, 2011, about the planned closure of the Lawrence SRS office. Siedlecki said there was no chance the Lawrence office will be spared closure, but maintained there will be some SRS presence in the city.

Local Retailers Confused About Four Loko Ban

Distributors of Four Loko and other energy drinks that combine alcohol and caffeine can no longer supply such products to Kansas stores. But some Lawrence retailers are unsure as to whether they can sell the drinks they have left in stock.

Kansas collects more tax revenues than expected in August

The state collected $38 million more than expected this month.