A committee in the U.S. Senate will consider legislation co-sponsored by Senator Jerry Moran and aimed at using tax credits to increase donations to food banks. The legislation would expand tax credits for businesses that donate food.
The credit is only allowed for certain businesses, but has been temporarily expanded to other businesses until the end of this year. The bill would make that expansion permanent, and make farmers eligible to use the credit.
Kansas concealed carry permit holders will now be allowed to carry their weapons in Wyoming.
Attorney General Derek Schmidt says that Wyoming has become the 32nd state to honor permits issued in Kansas. The decision is a result of legislation Kansas lawmakers passed this year.
The law recognizes all valid out-of-state permits when a non-resident permit holder is traveling in Kansas. The new state law also requires people with concealed carry permits who move to Kansas to obtain a Kansas-issued license to legally continue carrying concealed guns.
My friend Dusty Rhodes knew what was important in life.
I guess you don’t spend days clinging to a flotation net in 4,000 fathoms of shark infested waters, watching your friends slowly lose their minds, without gaining some degree of insight into what matters and what doesn’t.
For a few years in the 1980s The Rainmakers seemed like a band on the verge of major success.
Critics waxed enthusiastic about songwriter Bob Walkenhorst’s ability to combine thinking man’s humor and incisive social commentary. These are two qualities that have seen songs such as “Government Cheese,” about the U.S. welfare system and the somewhat lighter “Let My People Go Go,” endure across the decades.
But, Walkenhorst says, he can’t take all the credit for the timelessness of those songs. Much of that, he adds, comes down to the listener.
A survey finds that up to 9 percent of Kansans are at risk of developing a gambling problem, and 26 percent of the state's residents could be affected by the uncontrolled gambling of a relative or friend.
Voter registration applications for more than 12,000 people in Kansas are on hold because of missing documents that could prove U.S. citizenship. A law that took effect this year requires people who register to vote for the first time in Kansas to prove their citizenship.
Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he's considering a rule that could allow those voters to cast ballots in certain elections.