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Overhaul would give Congress power to fire USOPC board

Jul. 30, 2019 3:13 AM EDT

A bill spurred by Larry Nassar's sex crimes and other mishandled abuse cases would allow Congress to fire the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's entire board and would quadruple the money the federation provides to the U.S. Center for SafeSport. The bill, to be introduced Tuesday, is the most far-reaching...

Moran disagrees with Trump's remarks on Democratic lawmakers

Jul. 16, 2019 10:36 AM EDT

LOUISBURG, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas says President Donald Trump's suggestion that four Democratic congresswomen of color "go back" to where they came was inappropriate because the women are Americans. At a town hall meeting Monday in Louisburg, Moran says he disagreed with the...

Officials rebut legislator's claim Wichita is sanctuary city

Jul. 5, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County officials are pushing back against an area legislator's erroneous assertion during a public meeting that Wichita is a sanctuary city for immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. The Wichita Eagle reports that freshman state Rep. Cheryl Helmer, a Mulvane Republican, made...

Jan Meyers, Kansas' 1st GOP congresswoman, dies at age 90

Jun. 24, 2019 12:52 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Longtime Rep. Jan Meyers, the first Republican woman elected to the U.S. House from Kansas, has died at the age of 90. Meyers died Friday at a nursing home where she was living. The cause of death was not announced. Meyers, of Overland Park, represented the state's 3rd Congressional...