Government

Meet-the-candidates event tonight
July 24, 2014
Candidates running for office in the upcoming election will be on hand this week to field voters’ questions.
Kansas House race divides anti-abortion community
July 20, 2014
A Republican primary battle between a congressman and his longtime predecessor has deeply divided social conservatives in Wichita, a city that for years has been a flashpoint in the national fight over abortion rights.
Koch group makes big ad buy for Kansas congressman
July 15, 2014
A conservative group with ties to billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch is spending big money to thank U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo for his work in Congress amid a bitter race for his seat.
Kansas Republicans back Davis in governor’s race
July 15, 2014
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and more than 100 other Republicans are endorsing the presumed Democratic nominee for governor.
Analysis: Kansas gun suit recalls Brown aftermath
July 13, 2014
A national gun control group is trying to bolster its legal and public case against a Kansas law challenging federal firearms regulations by arguing that it revives an old, discredited states-rights doctrine.
Curbside appeal: Tonganoxie officials approve voluntary recycling
Measure must follow protest period
July 8, 2014
Curbside recycling is coming to Tonganoxie.
Tonganoxie City Council selects firm to improve U.S. 24-40 intersection
July 8, 2014
The Tonganoxie City Council has selected a company to build the city’s next traffic signal.
Leavenworth County sees population increase, latest estimates indicate
July 7, 2014
Leavenworth County’s population grew about 2.5 percent from 2010 to 2013 and all its incorporated cities increased or maintained population, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimations.
Tonganoxie City Council agenda for July 7, 2014
July 7, 2014
Tonganoxie City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014. Here’s a look at the agenda:
Kansas gay marriage foes to seek protections again
July 6, 2014
Kansas legislators will face renewed pressure next year to provide additional legal protections to those who want to avoid accommodating same-sex couples for religious reasons in the wake of federal courts nationwide invalidating state gay marriage bans.
Tonganoxie officials take first look at possible 2015 budget
June 24, 2014
City officials just scratched the surface of 2015 budget talks Monday, but will have to make decisions based on valuations that were slightly higher than the previous year.
Local agencies participating in National HIV Testing Day
June 23, 2014
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is encouraging Kansans to get tested Friday on National HIV Testing Day.
City approves bids for traffic light project
June 17, 2014
Construction of a new traffic light at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Stone Creek Drive/South Park could start in the coming months.
Kansas Democrats file complaints in 2nd District
June 3, 2014
Kansas Democrats have filed two federal complaints against Republican congresswoman Lynn Jenkins alleging she violated ethics and campaign rules because a staff member also serves as an unpaid re-election spokesman.
Tonganoxie delays curbside recycling decision, approves pay increase for city administrator
08:35 a.m., June 3, 2014 Updated 10:20 a.m.
Online polls indicate that people want mandatory recycling in Tonganoxie, but Tonganoxie City Council members want to allow more time for public input before making a decision on whether to add curbside recycling services.

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