LGBT

Issues
11:23 am
Mon February 16, 2015

LGBT Activists Rally Outside Kansas Statehouse

Activists unfurled a long rainbow banner in solidarity in front of the Capitol building.
Credit Cody Newill KCUR

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback rescinded protections for state employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity last week. But as Cody Newill reports, there’s one lawmaker who is trying to restore those protections.

Read more
Government
3:21 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Topeka Passes Ordinances To Establish Domestic Partnerships, Reduce LGBT Discrimination

The Topeka City Council approved two ordinances Tuesday to reduce discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. 

Read more
News
6:01 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Top Morning News 10.25.12

Ethics complaint against Jan Pauls dismissed; Democratic leaders expected to unveil jobs proposal Thursday at events across state; Feds ease Medicare restrictions.

Ethics Complaint Against Kansas Lawmaker Dismissed 

The Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission has dismissed a complaint against a conservative Democratic House member.

The commission concluded Wednesday that Representative Jan Pauls of Hutchinson didn't intend to violate the law when she failed to list a rental property she owns on annual financial disclosure forms.

Read more