State Government

Gov. Kelly expands voter registration to state agencies

TOPEKA — Kansas residents can now register to vote at the state agencies where they receive public benefits under an agreement with civil rights groups that brings the state back into compliance with federal election law, the governor said Friday. The Kansas Department of Health and ...

Gov. Kelly orders flags lowered as Kansas tops 6,000 COVID deaths

TOPEKA — Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday ordered flags throughout the state to be flown at half-staff to honor COVID-19 victims as Kansas exceeded 6,000 reported deaths. Kelly's order applied immediately and directed that flags remain lowered until sunset Wednesday. The governor has issued such ...

Kansas to follow CDC’s recommendation for Pfizer booster shots

TOPEKA — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said Friday that the state will adopt the recommendation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning Pfizer booster shots as part of the effort to fight COVID-19. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky ruled Thursday that people 65 and ...