Government

KDOT says new traffic signal a go
September 17, 2013
It appears Tonganoxie will be getting another traffic signal.
State: Brownback’s former budget director will work on state fiscal policy with KPI
September 6, 2013
Steve Anderson, who resigned last month as Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director, will continue to work on state fiscal policy, it was announced today.
State: Controversial lawsuit over sweep of fee funds sent back to district court
September 6, 2013
A panel of the Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday reinstated a politically charged lawsuit that challenged the Legislature’s taking of fees paid to state agencies to help balance the budget.
Tonganoxie City Council meeting dates changing
September 3, 2013
There will be a change in meeting times for Tonganoxie City Council starting this month.
Affordable Care Act nears major milestone; Brownback still opposed
September 3, 2013
In October, people without health insurance can enroll in the new health care marketplace at the healthcare.gov website for coverage that beings Jan. 1.
Groups urge Legislature to change proof-of-citizenship requirement for voter registration
September 3, 2013
Opponents say law was an “intentional effort” to make it more difficult for him to vote.
Tonganoxie City Council agenda for tonight’s meeting
September 3, 2013
Tonganoxie City Council meeting agenda for Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013:
Tonganoxie residents voice concern about neighboring property
Use of shooting range discussed; library board member appointed
August 27, 2013
Tonganoxie residents near Washington Street are urging the city to address a property they say needs to be cleaned up.
League of Women Voters seeks governor’s schedule to find out who else was interviewed for appeals judge
August 23, 2013
The League of Women Voters of Kansas Thursday criticized Gov. Sam Brownback for keeping secret the selection process that led to his nomination of his chief counsel Caleb Stegall to the Kansas Court of Appeals.
Brownback’s budget director Anderson resigns
August 16, 2013
Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director, Steve Anderson, is resigning, it was announced today.
Legislative leaders will take budget meetings to universities around the state
July 30, 2013
Senate leader says meetings to provide ‘two-way communication’
Brownback appointments on agenda for special session
July 30, 2013
As many as 19 appointments could be before Legislature
Kansas: Brownback puts 19 appointments on special session agenda
July 30, 2013
Kansas lawmakers expect to consider up to 19 of Gov. Sam Brownback’s appointments during a special legislative session, prompting a top critic Monday to declare that the session has been “orchestrated” to quickly confirm a new state Court of Appeals judge without much public scrutiny.
Kansas: Switchblades, daggers now legal in public
July 29, 2013
Kansas residents may now carry switchblades, daggers and other types of knives in most public places without fear of arrest under a new law that a lobbying group says makes Kansas one of the nation’s blade-friendliest states.