State Government

Plan to shift power from the governor to the Legislature fails by about 9,000 votes

A week of counting ballots suggests Kansas voters narrowly rejected an amendment to the state constitution that would have shifted regulatory clout from the governor to the Legislature. It would have given the Legislature more power over defining how state laws should be carried out by ...

Advocates urge legislators to fully fund special education in Kansas

Topeka — It’s difficult for 6-year-old Crosby Orlando to stay in his first grade classroom. Born with Down syndrome, he has been in therapy since he was four weeks old to work on behavioral and communication barriers. Orlando is mostly nonverbal and uses signs to communicate with ...