New Kansas Rules Would Limit Spending Of Welfare BenefitsA new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don'ts runs to several dozen items.
Kansas Governor Signs Country's First Ban On Abortion ProcedureKansas became the first state Tuesday to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismembering a fetus.
Kansas To Allow Carrying Of Concealed Guns Without PermitKansas will become the fifth state to allow its residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit throughout the state.
Kansas Senate Passes Brownback's School Funding OverhaulRepublican Gov. Sam Brownback's $4.1 billion plan to overhaul public school funding passed through the Senate on Monday, but a district court order issued last week signaled that the plan may be blocked before it gets off the ground.
States Move To Blunt Obama Carbon Plan As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants that feed electricity to millions of consumers.
Kansas Abortion Foes To Converge At StatehouseHundreds of abortion opponents are expected to converge on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the anniversary of the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.
Kansas Gov Compares Anti-Abortion Protests To Abolitionist MovementGov. Sam Brownback says Kansas has been called to be a national leader on moral issues, comparing past anti-abortion protests in Wichita to the abolitionist movement that helped end slavery.
Kansas Gov. Brownback Signs Into Law Bill Declaring Life Begins 'At Fertilization'Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed sweeping anti-abortion legislation Friday, giving his state a new law to block tax breaks for abortion providers, ban sex-selection abortions and declare that life begins "at fertilization."
Kansas Governor Signs Bill Banning Islamic LawKansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a law aimed at keeping the state's courts or government agencies from basing decisions on Islamic or other foreign legal codes, and a national Muslim group's spokesman said Friday that a court challenge is likely.