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  • Report: Kansas GOP will pay bus fare for Kathleen Sebelius to come home for Senate bid

    The Kansas Republican party jokingly offered to pay for former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to return to her home state if she wants to run for Senate -- seeing her chances for victory unlikely.

  • GOP primary challenger to Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts: 'Nobody should spend 47 years in Washington'

    Dr. Milton Wolf, a diagnostic radiologist from the Kansas City area, on Wednesday released a television ad criticizing Roberts for his nearly five decades in the nation's capital.

  • Eric Holder to deliver remarks in Overland Park

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims of the shootings at two Jewish community sites. The interfaith memorial ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. CDT in the Lewis and...

  • Obama remembers Kansas shooting victims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday honored those killed in a weekend attack at two Jewish facilities in Kansas, saying no one should have to worry about their security while gathering with their fellow believers. Obama noted that synagogues and temples across the country are...

  • Feds to probe hate crimes link in Kansas shootings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says Justice Department prosecutors will investigate whether federal hate crimes were committed in the Kansas shootings that killed three people over the weekend. In a statement Monday, Holder said he has instructed the department to provide all...

  • Attorney General Holder says feds will check for possible hate crimes link to Kansas shootings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Holder says feds will check for possible hate crimes link to Kansas shootings.

  • Obama offers condolences after Kansas shootings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering condolences to the families of those killed in Sunday's shootings outside a Jewish community center and a retirement village in Kansas. Obama says he has asked his White House team to make sure law enforcement authorities have "the...

  • Kansas AG happy with legislation to strengthen Medicaid fraud penalties

    Schmidt TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt lauded the Kansas legislature on Monday for unanimously approving legislation to strengthen the Medicaid Fraud Control Act. Schmidt proposed the measure to strengthen the anti-fraud law in January. After...

  • Kansas AG obtains order against paving company

    Schmidt LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced on Thursday that his office obtained an order against a paving company and its owners that will ban them from doing business in Kansas. Mike Gaede and Carl Bailey, doing business as...

  • Kansas lawmakers back school funding, tenure plan

    The Kansas Legislature on Sunday narrowly backed a plan that would boost funding to poor school districts while eliminating tenure for teachers.

  • Kansas AG obtains order against California company for false invoices

    TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has obtained a $132,000 order against a California company that allegedly sent false invoices to Kansas local governments and state agencies. Schmidt UST Development Inc., doing business as US-Telecom Inc., allegedly...

  • Midwest Energy plans 'solar garden' for Kansas

    Some Kansas customers of Midwest Energy will soon be able to use solar energy without having to install their own solar panels.

  • Anti-gay pastor Fred Phelps Sr. dies at 84

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America's tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84. Daughter...

  • Kansas plan to avoid Obamacare considered

    The state House is preparing to debate whether Kansas should join a compact of states seeking to exempt themselves from the federal health care law. The bill on Thursday's agenda in the House would also let participating states remove themselves from other federal health regulations if...

  • Feds prosecuting fewer people in courts in Kansas

    WICHITA, Kan. — Federal prosecutors charged nearly 21 percent fewer defendants last year in Kansas, led by steep declines in prosecutions of immigration and drug cases, a new report from the federal judiciary shows. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Kansas has faced "gaps in resources" over the...



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