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Kansas Supreme Court Justice Dan Biles gestures during afternoon arguments over the newly drawn congressional maps. (Photo by Thad Allton for the Kansas Reflector)
KCUR Radio Monday, May 16th, 2022

A map drawn by legislative Republicans was thrown out by a lower court on grounds that it discriminated against people of color and Democrats.  

The law will allow for sports venues, like Sporting Kansas City's Children's Mercy Park, to offer gambling. (Photo by Dylan Lysen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, May 12th, 2022

Kansas bettors will be able to place legal wagers on sporting events as early as this summer.  

A new Kansas law requires meat alternative products to include disclaimers showing they are made from plants, not animals. (Photo by Dylan Lysen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, May 12th, 2022

The Kansas Livestock Association pushed for the labeling law as part of a national initiative to protect the cattle industry's meat-selling market share.  

Governor Laura Kelly signed the Kansas food sales tax cut into law on Wednesday. (Photo by Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly signed a food sales tax cut into law Wednesday.  

The Kansas Legislature didn’t approve money for additional public defenders, but it did support pay raises. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas Public Radio)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

The Kansas Legislature didn’t approve money for additional public defenders, but it did support pay raises.  

The Kansas Constitution protects a person's right to obtain an abortion, a judge said in 2019. (Photo by Chris Neal, Shooter Imaging)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to strike down abortion protections, making an upcoming Kansas vote on abortion rights even more important.  

A voter marks her ballot November 3, 2020. (Photo by Carlos Moreno, KCUR)
Kansas News Service Friday, April 29th, 2022

The Kansas Supreme Court will consider if a district court judge correctly followed the state constitution when ruling the Republican-led Kansas Legislature drew a racially and politically gerrymandered congressional map.

Kansas lawmakers enter the House chamber before attempting to override the governor's veto of the transgender athletes ban. (Photo by Stephen Koranda, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, April 28th, 2022

Kansas House lawmakers failed to override a veto from the governor, spelling the end for a ban on transgender athletes in girls' and women's sports.  

(Photo by Carlos Moreno, KCUR Radio)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, April 27th, 2022

Senators voted to override Democratic Governor Laura Kelly's veto, meaning the ban only needs a House override vote to become law.

Voters cast ballots at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Carlos Moreno, KCUR)
Kansas News Service Monday, April 25th, 2022

The judge ruled the recently drawn map violates provisions in the state constitution related to free speech, voting and equal protection rights to favor Republican candidates by putting parts of Wyandotte County and Lawrence in districts where Democrats have little chance to win.  

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