Kansas House

Taxes
4:13 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

House Rejects Property Tax Plan

The Kansas House Wednesday rejected a proposal by Democrats aimed at reducing the property taxes paid by Kansans.

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Abortion
3:18 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Kansas House Advances Abortion Bill

The Kansas House has given first-round approval to wide-ranging abortion bill.

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Energy
2:08 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Bill To Roll Back Tougher Green Energy Standards Stalls In House Committee

Gray County Wind Farm near Montezuma, Kan.
Credit Kate Clause / KMUW

A new effort to roll back new green energy standards in Kansas utilities has stalled in the state Legislature. 

The House Energy and Environment Committee  tabled a bill today that would put off a requirement for utilities to generate at least 20 percent of its energy with renewable resources by the year 2020.  The tabled bill would rolled back the standard to 15 percent, not 20.

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Kansas House
3:16 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Committee Passes Bill To Overhaul Civil Service

A Kansas House committee has advanced a bill that would overhaul the state's civil service system.

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Government
1:16 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

A Smorgasbord Of Gun Bills Up For Vote In Kansas House

House chambers
Credit Stephen Koranda

The Kansas House is preparing to vote on three proposals to change state gun regulations.

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Taxes
4:09 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

House Tax Plan Differs From Brownback's Proposal

The Kansas House will soon be considering a tax plan that's very different from one proposed by Governor Sam Brownback.

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Education
3:27 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

House Committee Votes To Reduce Higher Ed Funding

A Kansas House committee has voted to eliminate around $30 million from the state's colleges and universities.

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Legislation
4:10 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

House Advances Partial KDOT/KTA Merger

The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a limited merger between the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Turnpike Authority, which manages the 236-mile toll road.

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Legislation
3:28 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Strip Club Bill Dies In House Committee

A bill creating new regulations for strip clubs failed today Friday in a Kansas House committee.

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Education
12:47 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

House Committee Approves Bill That Keeps Abortion Services Out of Public Schools

A Kansas House committee approved a sweeping anti-abortion bill today. 

The Federal and State Affairs Committee approved House Bill 2253, which prevents groups that provide abortion services from being involved in the state's public schools. The measure also aims to keep the state from subsidizing abortions--even indirectly--through tax exemptions or credits.

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