Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says Congressman Tim Huelskamp is qualified to seek re-election and throws out a complaint filed by Huelskamp’s Republican primary challenger. The complaint was filed Thursday by Great Bend obstetrician Roger Marshall. Kobach said Huelskamp is registered as a voter in the Fowler area in southwest Kansas.
A woman who is suing KU for how it handled her sex assault allegations is joining a separate lawsuit accusing the school of misleading the public about the safety of its campus housing. That woman claims in a video that KU did nothing for months after she was raped by a KU football player last August. The player wasn’t charged but was later expelled.
Kansas Republicans, irked by a court’s threat to keep public schools closed until legislators change the way they’re funded, are considering an amendment to the state constitution allowing them to block such rulings in the future. An attorney for four school districts suing the state over education funding is blasting the plan as “a crazy over-reaction” and “veiled power grab.”
The Kansas Byways Program adds a twelfth route, this time in Northwest Kansas. The 88-mile Land And Sky Scenic Byway starts on K-27 begins in Wallace County at Sharon Springs, runs north through Goodland and ends at the Nebraska line, north of Saint Francis.
Kansas wildlife officials are asking thousands of nonresident hunters who received duplicate deer permits from the April drawing to give them back. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism says a printing error sent duplicate mailings to more than 3,200 hunters in early June. The department says successful applicants should have received only one mailing, with one set of permits.
This’ll make the ladies uncomfortable – a woman in Hutchinson is resting after giving birth to a baby boy weighing 14 pounds, 4 ounces. That was too big for natural birth; C-section was the method this time. Mom and baby are just fine and expected back home this weekend.