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    Governor Sam Brownback names Sarah Shipman as Secretary of Administration; Shawn Sullivan leads initiative to reduce cost of state government.
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    Kansas District Court Records Search application is now mobile! Easily conduct searches on-the-go from your smartphone or tablet. No app download required!
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    Get connected! Stay up-to-date on the latest news from agencies, associations and elected officials.
  • Wheat Field
    According to the Kansas Crop Production Report, released by USDA-NASS August 1, Kansas is forecast to produce 570 million bushels during Harvest 2015.
  • Piggy Bank & Change
    City of Ottawa awarded $250,000 grant for commercial rehabilitation.
    • Executive

      The Kansas executive branch exists to uphold the laws enacted by the legislative branch. This branch consists of six elected statewide officers including the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Treasurer and Insurance Commissioner.

    • Judicial

      The Kansas Supreme Court heads the Kansas judicial branch, which includes the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals and the state's district courts. These courts uphold the rights of individuals and businesses, and they decide cases by applying the Kansas Constitution, laws passed by the Legislature and case law.

    • Legislative

      The Kansas legislative branch of government is responsible for making and maintaining laws. Members of both the Kansas House of Representatives and Senate are elected in by the voters of Kansas.

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