State Government

In the Kansas House, when lobbyists ask for new laws, their names now go on the bills

TOPEKA — For years, pinning down the source of a bill in the Kansas Legislature could be a chore for lawmakers' constituents. Committees sponsor almost 85% of the proposals, so finding the group or lobbyist responsible could require questioning multiple lawmakers or, in recent years, ...

England is limiting gender transitions for youths; U.S. legislators are watching

Legislators in at least two U.S. states — Kansas and Georgia — are citing a recent decision in England to restrict gender transitions for young people as support for their own related proposals. They weren’t the first to turn to other countries, notably in Europe, for policy and ...