Government

Senator brings in Jeb Bush to campaign in Kansas
September 29, 2014
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is bringing in another Republican heavy-hitter to help bolster his troubled campaign for re-election.
Voter mulling options in Kansas Senate dispute
September 24, 2014
The lawyer for a disgruntled Kansas Democratic voter says he’s considering his options as he faces a delay in getting a court to hear his lawsuit to force the party to name a new U.S. Senate nominee.
Texas governor to headline fundraiser for Brownback
September 24, 2014
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is getting some fundraising help from his colleague in Texas.
Tonganoxie candidates for Kansas House square off in Leavenworth
September 23, 2014
There were three candidates fielding questions with two distinctive messages at Monday’s candidate forum in Leavenworth’s Riverfront Community Center.
42nd District candidates, both from Tonganoxie, to meet at Monday forum
September 17, 2014
Tonganoxie candidates in the 42nd District Kansas House race will meet for a candidate forum Monday in Leavenworth.
Kansas petitioners work to repeal ordinance
September 17, 2014
A petition to repeal Roeland Park’s anti-discrimination ordinance can move forward, according to the Johnson County legal department.
Democrat in Kansas 1st having event with lawmakers
September 9, 2014
The Democratic nominee in the 1st Congressional District of Kansas is preparing to have a Statehouse news conference with former and current state legislators.
Tonganoxie City Council, USD 464 to have budget hearings Monday
August 13, 2014
Tonganoxie City Council and the USD 464 school board will have public hearings Monday for their proposed upcoming budgets.
Tonganoxie grad Harris advances in Democratic primary, to face O’Brien in general election
August 6, 2014
A 2014 Tonganoxie High School graduate will face a Tonganoxie incumbent in the Kansas House 42nd District race.
KSU professor reports on state of Tonganoxie
August 5, 2014
A Kansas State University professor said Tonganoxie has qualities — the community just needs to find better ways to highlight them.
Brownback’s GOP challenger has bankruptcy in past
July 30, 2014
A Wichita businesswoman who is challenging Gov. Sam Brownback in the Republican primary has filed for bankruptcy protection in the past, while her running mate has done so twice.
Meet-the-candidates event tonight
July 24, 2014
Candidates running for office in the upcoming election will be on hand this week to field voters’ questions.
Kansas House race divides anti-abortion community
July 20, 2014
A Republican primary battle between a congressman and his longtime predecessor has deeply divided social conservatives in Wichita, a city that for years has been a flashpoint in the national fight over abortion rights.
Koch group makes big ad buy for Kansas congressman
July 15, 2014
A conservative group with ties to billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch is spending big money to thank U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo for his work in Congress amid a bitter race for his seat.
Kansas Republicans back Davis in governor’s race
July 15, 2014
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and more than 100 other Republicans are endorsing the presumed Democratic nominee for governor.

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