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Kansas governor pressured to end extra $300 in jobless aid

May. 19, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly is facing increasing pressure from companies, business groups and prominent Republicans to have Kansas stop paying an extra $300 a week in benefits to unemployed workers. The top three Republicans in the Kansas House on...

Both parties back bill for image rights for college athletes

Apr. 26, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, a former Ohio State football player, reintroduced on Monday a bipartisan bill that would give college athletes the right to earn money through endorsements and sponsorship deals. Gonzalez, R-Ohio, and Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo.,...

Marshall, Hawley oppose moving ahead with hate crimes bill

Apr. 15, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans Roger Marshall of Kansas and Josh Hawley of Missouri were among a handful of conservative U.S. senators who opposed moving forward with a Democratic-sponsored measure for confronting hate crimes against Asian Americans. Marshall's office...