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.
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.