TOPEKA — Kansas’ Democratic governor on Tuesday vetoed a sweeping Republican coronavirus measure that would have limited her power to direct the state’s pandemic response but then ceded to local officials the authority to keep restrictions on businesses.
Kansas' Democratic governor on Tuesday vetoed a sweeping Republican coronavirus measure that would have limited her power to direct the state's pandemic response but then ceded to local officials the authority to keep restrictions on businesses.
The top health official in Kansas on Tuesday urged Kansans who joined large gatherings at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks during the Memorial Day weekend to self-quarantine for 14 days to prevent spreading the coronavirus.
State-owned Kansas casinos plan to check customers' temperatures as they begin reopening after closing for weeks over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.
The founder of a Kansas City-area plumbing company who is running for an open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas acknowledged Saturday that he would love to have a highly coveted seat on the Senate Agriculture Committee but doesn't know how he'd go about getting it.
Republicans pushed a sweeping coronavirus measure through the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature on Friday, aiming to shield businesses and health care providers from coronavirus-related lawsuits and take control of the state's pandemic response from Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly.
Kansas legislators convened Thursday for a single-day session on the coronavirus pandemic with Republican majorities determined to curb Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's power and the state's GOP attorney general suggesting she's been on "legally suspect" ground for three weeks.
A Republican congressman from Kansas who is also a doctor says he has been taking a malaria drug being touted by President Donald Trump as way to protect against the coronavirus, despite warnings that it could have potentially fatal side effects.
Kansas' education commissioner is cautiously optimistic that the state's 500,000 public school students will be back in their classrooms when the fall semester begins.
All inmates at a work release facility in downtown Wichita have been moved to another facility after 38 of them tested positive for the coronavirus, the state Department of Corrections said.
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday slowed down the reopening of Kansas' economy, ordering bars and bowling alleys to remain closed through the end of the month and keeping some coronavirus-inspired restrictions in place until near the end of June.
A Kansas plant that makes sausage has shut down after five employees tested positive for the coronavirus amid continued problems at meatpacking plants in the state and across the country.
A Kansas barber who opened his shop in defiance of an order from Gov. Laura Kelly's will not face charges after he agreed to remain closed for another week.
State and local orders aimed at checking the spread of the novel coronavirus in Kansas are facing challenges from the state's attorney general and business owners.
Kansas voters will encounter masked election workers seated behind plastic panels when they head to the polls this fall and use disposable stylus pens to cast their ballots.
The Kansas Legislature will focus on the fallout from the coronavirus when it reconvenes for a single day later this month to wrap up the 2020 session, a leading lawmaker said.
A man already banned from providing autopsy services in Kansas has been ordered to stop offering any services related to the coronavirus pandemic.