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JoCo teen’s death from fentanyl prompts federal push

Cooper Davis of Shawnee died in August 2021.

By Tim Carpenter U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall of Kansas is backing legislation to require social media companies and other communication service providers to follow a standardized process for disclosing information

By Tim Carpenter U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall of Kansas is backing legislation to require social media companies and other communication service providers to follow a standardized process for disclosing information


Johnson County among 9 Kansas counties doing abortion vote recount after activists raise funds

By Tim Carpenter Anti-abortion activists incredulous about defeat of a Kansas constitutional amendment Monday dropped plans for a statewide recount of votes but were able to earmark $119,600 for a

By Tim Carpenter Anti-abortion activists incredulous about defeat of a Kansas constitutional amendment Monday dropped plans for a statewide recount of votes but were able to earmark $119,600 for a



Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoes transgender sports ban and parental bill of rights

By Tim Carpenter Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed hot-button bills sought by Republicans to ban transgender females from sports, adopt an educational bill of rights for parents, raise the barrier to

By Tim Carpenter Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed hot-button bills sought by Republicans to ban transgender females from sports, adopt an educational bill of rights for parents, raise the barrier to




Kansas House advances redistricting map that breaks off part of WyCo from JoCo in 3rd District

By Sherman Smith Rep. Steve Huebert during a four-hour House debate Tuesday defended an obvious attempt by Republicans to gain an upper hand in congressional races through redistricting as simply

By Sherman Smith Rep. Steve Huebert during a four-hour House debate Tuesday defended an obvious attempt by Republicans to gain an upper hand in congressional races through redistricting as simply


Legislative auditors say Prairiefire development in ‘danger of default’ on $64.8M in bond debt

Prairiefire

By Tim Carpenter The Overland Park retail, office, hotel and residential development attached to the Prairiefire museum struggles to attract out-of-state tourists and could default on $64.8 million in bond

By Tim Carpenter The Overland Park retail, office, hotel and residential development attached to the Prairiefire museum struggles to attract out-of-state tourists and could default on $64.8 million in bond


Kansas Senate approves congressional map that splits KC metro — Here’s what it looks like

Kansas redistricting

By Noah Taborda Kansas Republican senators over the course of a three-hour debate Friday countered criticisms of their plan for the state’s congressional district boundaries, passing the controversial “Ad Astra”

By Noah Taborda Kansas Republican senators over the course of a three-hour debate Friday countered criticisms of their plan for the state’s congressional district boundaries, passing the controversial “Ad Astra”




KS Supreme Court reverses JoCo judge’s decision ruling COVID-19 powers law unconstitutional

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By Tim Carpenter The Kansas Supreme Court reversed a district court decision Friday that threw out a lawsuit filed against the Shawnee Mission School District’s use of COVID-19 pandemic prevention

By Tim Carpenter The Kansas Supreme Court reversed a district court decision Friday that threw out a lawsuit filed against the Shawnee Mission School District’s use of COVID-19 pandemic prevention