Anthony Hensley en Senate Passes Drug Testing for Welfare Bill <p>A bill that would require drug testing for some welfare and unemployment benefit recipients passed the Kansas Senate Thursday. It would require drug tests for some people enrolled in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, if they are suspected of drug use.</p><p>Senator Jeff King, an Independence Republican, says the goal of the bill is to help Kansans who have drug problems.</p><p>Democratic Senator Anthony Hensley tried &nbsp;to add a provision that would also administer drug tests to business owners who receive economic development funds from the state.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:23:53 +0000 Stephen Koranda 32778 at Kansas Democrats Unveil 'Buy American' Proposal <p>Democratic leaders from the Kansas Legislature have laid out a proposal that they say will create jobs. The lawmakers unveiled the plan during a series of stops in union halls across Kansas.</p><p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 13:38:29 +0000 Stephen Koranda 26606 at Kansas Senate Leader Testifies In School Finance Case <p>The trial in the ongoing school finance lawsuit is continuing this week, with a leading member of the Kansas Senate testifying on behalf of the plaintiffs.</p><p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 13:30:49 +0000 Peter Hancock, Kansas Education Policy Report 20010 at Kansas Senate Leader Testifies In School Finance Case Brownback Could Be Called As A Witness <p>Kansas Governor Sam Brownback could be called as a witness in an investigation into legislative dinners held at the governor's residence.</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 13:22:41 +0000 Stephen Koranda 12003 at Brownback Could Be Called As A Witness