There’s no conflict with Kansas ethics law for former lawmaker Paul Davis to serve as an attorney for a lawsuit seeking to overturn the state’s proof of citizenship requirement, the lawyer for the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission says.
U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp told reporters he was stunned when Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dropped out of the race for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday. But he said the atmosphere in Congress is such that McCarthy knew he could not get the 218 votes he needed.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said Wednesday that he’s not considering additional spending cuts or proposing new tax increases to keep the state’s current budget balanced in the wake of disappointing tax collections.
The international debt rating agency Moody’s on Friday issued a “credit negative” warning for Kansas school districts, saying schools are “financially challenged” by Gov. Sam Brownback’s block-grant funding system.
Amerigroup, one of the three companies that provides Medicaid services in Kansas, held a fundraiser on Wednesday for Republican members of the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee at HHB BBQ, a barbecue restaurant near the Capitol in Topeka.