Democrats kept their hands down during the vote, voting neither for nor against the bill, which includes a rollback of Gov. Sam Brownback’s signature policy, a tax exemption that allows some business owners to pay no tax on their income.
How the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition attracts businesses could change now that the county has ended an agreement to give the group $300,000 annually for marketing costs and campaigns.
Tourists and shoppers idled outside the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop on Thursday, while the setting of the reality show "Pawn Stars" hosted an even odder spectacle: the 2016 Republican presidential campaign.
Former U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter said Thursday she is prepared to win back the seat she lost to Republican Frank Guinta now that the Federal Election Commission has found that he accepted illegal campaign donations from his parents.
Transit officials in Washington have voted to temporarily suspend all issue-oriented advertisements on the region's rail and bus system, a move that comes as the agency was asked to consider an ad with a provocative cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.
The U.S. Army's top general said Thursday that human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples from a chemical weapons testing site that was opened more than 70 years ago in a desolate stretch of desert in Utah.