Kansas legislators have given final approval to a bill reducing state regulation of telecommunications while beginning to phase out state subsidies for telecom firms.
Lawmakers could soon take a final vote on a controversial bill updating the state's laws for testing people who may have been exposed to some contagious diseases.
Negotiators for the Kansas House and Senate say agreement on a plan for more cuts in income taxes is unlikely until May.
Negotiators from the Kansas House and Senate report little progress in working out differences in plans for further cuts in personal income taxes.
Kansas senators have approved a heavily amended version of Gov. Sam Brownback's reading initiative, putting the focus on first-graders.