State Government

Kansans would see lower property, income and sales taxes under the governor’s new plan

A showdown over tax reform is brewing in the Kansas Legislature after Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly unveiled a tax-cutting proposal on the first day of the 2024 legislative session. Kelly’s plan released Monday includes eliminating the food sales tax by April instead of next year, getting rid ...

Kansas set to open six electric vehicle charging locations, filling coverage gaps

TOPEKA — As part of an ongoing effort to bolster Kansas’ electric car infrastructure, six new locations have been announced for electric charging stations. The six locations will provide fast-charging stations to fill in coverage gaps in areas with less electric vehicle infrastructure. ...

Abortion remains hotly contested in Kansas heading into the 2024 legislative session

WICHITA — From an influx of patients to evolving state restrictions, 2023 brought changes to abortion access in Kansas — and more could be on the way in 2024. After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in 2022, Kansas became a hub for people who can’t access abortions in their ...