The state of Kansas has reached a milestone of two million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine administered. Approximately 43% of Kansans have received at least one dose.
Local & State Government
The Kansas Senate has failed to override Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of a piece of legislation that would prevent transgender student athletes from participating in girls' sports.
Student insurance premiums will rise 9% for the 2021-22 academic year. Fees will specifically increase to $2,462 for most incentivized students and $3,861 for voluntary students in the 2021 academic year.
The 2020 U.S. Census early results confirm that Kansas will keep its four representatives, even though the state saw its smallest population increase since 1900.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a bill Friday that aimed to limit the number of advanced ballots one could help others turn in and remove the ability to extend deadlines.
Despite criticism from Republicans, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed House Bill 2058, which would have lowered the legal age to carry concealed weapons to 18 years old.
After Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution was paused following reports of a rare blood clot disorder, administration of the vaccine will continue in Kansas.
The Black Student Coalition held a Ceremony of Silence on Friday, April 23, to remember the Black lives lost to police brutality and racism.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a bill that would divide school sports teams by biological sex. It's one of many bills across the country targeting transgender athletes.
The University of Kansas has filed a request with the Kansas Board of Regents to approve a second Integrated Science building after facing budget shortfalls in recent years.
The Lawrence City Commission voted 5-0 to pass an ordinance banning the practice of conversion therapy on minors Tuesday night. Lawrence is one of only two cities in Kansas to approve the ban.
The KU and Lawrence community reacts to the jury from the Derek Chauvin trial reaching a verdict of guilty on all three counts. The Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging to host an affinity space for KU Black faculty and staff members Wednesday.
House Bill 2408 authorizes the Kansas State Historical Society to give back 10 acres of land in Doniphan County to the Iowa Tribe. The bill passed the Kansas House unanimously on March 30 and is waiting for approval from the Senate.
Kansas legislators approved two bills aimed at tightening voting laws and are considering a third which would require all ballots to be received by the time the polls close on election night.
Lawrence Douglas County Public Health is pausing administration of the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine following the CDC and FDA's recommendations.
The Lawrence City Commission is considering an ordinance banning conversion therapy for minors. The ban would exempt the clergy.