GovBeat: kansas


Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 01/29/2014

A Kansas lawmaker wants the state to count undocumented schoolchildren

The bill would not deny school to such children, but it would require they be counted.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:09 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  education, immigration, Kansas

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 11/15/2013

These are the 15 gubernatorial races to watch for 2014

Democrats and Republicans split the 2013 gubernatorial races. Now it’s on to 2014, where Republicans are playing a lot of defense.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:34 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, Arizona, Arkansas, Campaigns and Elections, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, wisconsin

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 10/30/2013

GOP convention watch: Adelson vs. Koch brothers?

Las Vegas and Kansas City are two front-runners for the 2016 GOP convention, pitting mega-donors against each other.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:36 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  convention, Kansas, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Missouri, Nevada, newsletter, Republican Party, republicans, States

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Anti-‘revenge porn’ group focusing on state bans, for now

The group is working states to criminalize the practice there, with an eye toward federal legislation

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:02 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, washington, wisconsin

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Per-student spending dropped by a fifth in Oklahoma and Alabama in just six years

At least 34 states spend less per student now than before the recession, according to a new report.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  07:32 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alabama, alaska, Arizona, budget, census, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Connecticut, education, florida, iowa, kansas, national association of state budget officers, North Dakota, Oklahoma, oregon, per-student, spending, student, West Virginia

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 09/06/2013

Kansas’s pension funding gap just grew by $1 billion

The shortfall widened even though the fund posted pretty strong growth last year. What gives?

By Niraj Chokshi  |  03:04 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kansas, pensions