Lawrence Government

Kansas legislators met on Feb. 17 to discuss the Kansas Promise Scholarship. If the bill is passed, it would establish a scholarship that funds two years of postsecondary education for students entering in high-demand technical fields. 

During a Feb. 9 hearing, the Kansas House Judiciary Committee discussed a new amendment that increases penalties for people who are found guilty of stealing several packages of mail.

The state of Kansas will release the names and locations of active COVID-19 outbreak sites starting Sept. 9, Gov. Laura Kelly announced Wednesday. Last week, the state saw its highest jump in outbreak sites since the beginning of the pandemic.