Federal prosecutors argued in court documents filed Thursday that a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals correctly ruled last month that the government had proven its case against Dylann Roof, despite his protestations on several points.
A federal judge ordered Kansas on Wednesday to pay a total of $1.42 million to attorneys who succeeded in getting the federal courts to strike down a state law requiring new voters to show papers documenting their U.S. citizenship when registering.
At the Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association’s annual meeting, Pompeo and his wife, Susan, were the main guests. A topic on the minds of may was the reaction from the 70th secretary of state on Afghanistan.
Wednesday afternoon, Wichita residents expressed concerns on the process of drawing new voting districts, namely on the topic of gerrymandering in which lawmakers manipulate districts to try to keep a certain party or candidate in or out of office.
A judge is considering whether Kansas’ Republican secretary of state ran afoul of the state’s open records law by ordering the removal of an election database function that generates a statewide report showing which provisional ballots were not counted.
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on Monday announced that she’s rescinded all but two of nine executive orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes as she’s pushing top lawmakers to extend a disaster declaration for the pandemic through Aug. 30.
The investigation is yet another liability for the embattled attorney general, who is facing a years-old criminal case, a separate, newer FBI investigation, and a Republican primary opponent who is seeking to make electoral hay of the various controversies.
It’s something that’s sparked meetings across western Kansas and left landowners concerned that the federal government could take control of their land, or at least direct them on what they can do on it.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a bill Friday that would have allowed people as young as 18 to carry concealed weapons, after legislators approved the bill by margins that weren’t large enough to override a veto.
Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed two Republican-backed election bills on Friday, including one that would have limited most individuals to delivering 10 ballots during each election and another that would have barred the governor, secretary of state or the courts from changing election rules.
Organizers of a candlelight vigil held Wednesday night in downtown Hutchinson said while the verdict finding Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter charges in last year’s death of George Floyd is a step toward accountability, there is still a long way to go in preventing cases like this from happening again.