Anthony Hensley

Government
9:23 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Senate Passes Drug Testing for Welfare Bill

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.

Senator Jeff King, an Independence Republican, says the goal of the bill is to help Kansans who have drug problems.

Democratic Senator Anthony Hensley tried  to add a provision that would also administer drug tests to business owners who receive economic development funds from the state.

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Headlines
8:38 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Kansas Democrats Unveil 'Buy American' Proposal

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.

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Education
8:30 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Kansas Senate Leader Testifies In School Finance Case

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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.

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Government
7:22 am
Mon February 6, 2012

Brownback Could Be Called As A Witness

Kan. Gov. Brownback speaks to reporters.
Stephen Koranda Kansas Public Radio

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback could be called as a witness in an investigation into legislative dinners held at the governor's residence.

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