Topkea, KS – Kansas lawmakers are gearing up for the next session. House members met in Topeka yesterday to elect their leaders. They'll now begin the task of working to set their priorities. Stephen Koranda has more.
Kansas City, Missouri – Kansas 3rd Congressional District Democratic candidate Stephene Moore defined herself as a nurse, businesswoman,and a grandmother. She is also the wife of the retiring , 6-term incumbent Dennis Moore.
Moore said her main opponent, Kevin Yoder, was a career politician running from a flip floppy record as a Kansas legislator. She pointed out he'd voted for sales, income, and excise taxes during his years as a legislator.
Shawnee Mission, Kansas – June 10th, noon, was the filing deadline for Kansans who wanted to run for office. Some 25 hopeful state legislators, U.S. representatives, even 2 U.S. Senate candidates got in just under the gun.
There are 7 candidates - 6 of them Republican - running for the 1st Congressional district in Western Kansas. 9 filed for the Senate seat vacated by Sam Brownback.
Brownback, who is running for Governor, filed just 10 days ago. His primary opponent, Joan Heffington, filed yesterday.