State and Region

Presidential primaries are Tuesday in Kansas, other states

Washington — Voting in the races for the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations happens again Tuesday, a week after President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump secured enough delegate support to become their parties’ presumptive nominees. Biden and Trump will appear ...

GOP bill to create flat rate income tax in Kansas wins supermajority vote in Senate

A plan to create a new flat rate income tax system in Kansas has won a key vote in the state Senate. Sen. President Ty Masterson, R-Andover, said the new flat tax plan was approved in the Senate Thursday night with a “bipartisan supermajority.” The bill — Senate Bill 539 — would ...

KU’s Spencer Museum receives $1.35M gift to support unique space for art

KU’s Spencer Museum of Art has received a more than $1 million donation to permanently fund a position that will draw students, scholars and art lovers to a unique art study center on the Lawrence campus. Museum leaders announced Thursday that the University of Kansas has received a $1.35 ...