Kansas government

Up to Date
2:07 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Analyzing The Kansas School Funding Ruling

The Kansas Supreme Court released its long-awaited ruling on school funding Friday morning.
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This morning, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that a lower court will deal with what it called unconstitutional inadequate funding for the state's K-12 schools.

On Friday's Up to Date, we take a look at what the 110-page ruling will mean for school funding, how the lower court might handle the the details and how all this affects this fall's race for the governor's office.


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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Divided Opinions Dominate Immigration Talks

Thursday's Up to Date focuses on immigration.
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A new Kansas statute requires proof of citizenship before voting in an election for the first time. The controversial legislation has many people divided. 

 This hour, Kris Kobach, known for his influence on immigration law, and author Alvaro Vargas Llosa join Steve Kraske to discuss policy and reform.  

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Up to Date
11:47 am
Thu April 25, 2013

The Ethics Professors: College Sports, Parental Responsibility & Citizen Well-being

College basketball
Ben Stanfield

How much power is too much when it comes to the hallowed fields of college sports?

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Up To Date
3:21 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

The Kansas Sales Tax: To Extend Or Not To Extend

Three years ago the Kansas legislature passed a one-cent sales tax with the intention of removing it at a later date.

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Up to Date
11:54 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Kansas Officials Find Creative Interpretations Of Laws

Kansas capitol building in Topeka, Kan.

Lawmakers and officials in Kansas seem to be unclear on what some of the laws on that state's books actually mean.

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Up to Date
10:31 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Kansas Redistricting Shakes Up Races

Kansas Statehouse, Topeka

A panel of three federal judges last week issued new political maps for Kansas. New boundary lines were issued for members of Congress, the state Senate, the state House and the Kansas Board of Education.

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5:08 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Big Kansas Tax Cut Bill Passes, Could Produce $2.7 Billion Shortfall

The Kansas House has surprised the Senate by bypassing a compromise tax-cut plan while the Senate was preparing to vote on it.

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