Court records show that independent Senate candidate Greg Orman is part of a federal lawsuit in Kansas with an international boxing equipment manufacturer.
The dispute with Everlast World's Boxing Headquarters Corporation involves $30 million dollars worth of payments for royalties and merchandise sales that the firm claims it will be owed through 2018.
Orman hopes to unseat three-term Republican Senator Pat Roberts in the November 4 election. He is one of five defendants in the lawsuit filed by Everlast, initially in 2012. It is scheduled to go to trial in October 2015.
The Kansas Association of School Boards says least 100 Kansas school districts have been asked to provide information about the politicians who have been invited to their school events.
KASB general counsel Donna Whiteman told The Associated Press that the Kansas Open Records Act requests were sent to districts in batches. They came from the Kansas Legislative Research Department, which sometimes makes requests from lawmakers.
Staff is required to keep all requester's information confidential and couldn't even confirm that such requests had been sent.
The Kansas state fairgrounds in Hutchinson became the front lines in two political races Saturday as the top candidates for governor and U.S. Senate met for lively debates. KMUW’s Abigail Wilson has more…
The aroma of fresh funnel cake twists its way through the crowd at the state fair. On one side of the grounds, chickens strut nervously in their cages as judges pace by. Across the way, the carnival is alive with laughter and heckling from vendors about winning stuffed animal as prizes.
Republican Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Democratic challenger Paul Davis duked it out during an energized debate at the Kansas State Fair on Saturday.
The two clashed on a series of topics, including wind energy in Kansas.
Stephen Koranda reports.
Davis accused Brownback of flip-flopping on the issue of the Renewable Portfolio Standard, or RPS. It requires electric utilities in Kansas to have 20 percent renewable energy sources by 2020. Davis says he would veto any bills to repeal it because it drives wind energy development in Kansas.
Republican Sen. Pat Roberts has shaken up his struggling re-election team in Kansas, moving aside a longtime confidante as campaign manager and getting help from a national operative in a race that's suddenly a battleground in the fight for Senate control. KMUW’s Abigail Wilson has more...
The two U.S. Senators from Kansas say they won't play politics with the budget bill containing the final $300 million in federal funding for a state-of-the-art bio-security lab under construction adjacent to the Kansas State University campus. The $1.25 billion lab is scheduled to open in 2023, barring any further hurdles.