Susan Wagle http://kmuw.org en KU Cancer Center Recognizes Wagle http://kmuw.org/post/ku-cancer-center-recognizes-wagle <p>Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle was recognized at the Statehouse Thursday for her support of cancer research. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:44:06 +0000 Stephen Koranda 12391 at http://kmuw.org Wagle Wins KS Senate President, Merrick Speaker http://kmuw.org/post/wagle-wins-ks-senate-president-merrick-speaker <p>Kansas Republicans elected Susan Wagle Monday as the new president of the state Senate.</p><p>A veteran Wichita Republican, she is the first woman to lead either legislative chamber. Wagle defeated Steve Abrams of Arkansas City.</p><p>Johnson County Republican Ray Merrick is the new speaker of the Kansas House. Merrick won on a second ballot Monday over fellow Johnson County representative Arlen Siegfried.</p><p>When the session begins in January, Republicans will outnumber Democrats 32-8 in the Senate and 92-33 in the House.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 18:42:06 +0000 Associated Press 9335 at http://kmuw.org Sen. Steve Abrams Running For Senate President http://kmuw.org/post/sen-steve-abrams-running-senate-president <p></p><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(85, 85, 85); line-height: 15px; ">State Senator Steve Abrams of Arkansas City says he plans to run for president of the Kansas Senate.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:09:01 +0000 Associated Press 7124 at http://kmuw.org Sen. Steve Abrams Running For Senate President