Government

State: Kansas representatives illustrate divide over farm bill
June 21, 2013
The chasm over the farm bill in Congress is no more evident than in Kansas where six conservative Republicans from an agriculture state are divided on the issue.
State education board to act on science standards
June 11, 2013
Vote set for today
Farm bill passes with Moran’s support
June 11, 2013
Roberts votes against that now goes to U.S. House
City Council, school board meetings next week
June 4, 2013
Tonganoxie USD 464 and the City of Tonganoxie have meetings next week.
Council votes to raze house
June 4, 2013
The Tonganoxie City Council voted at its May 27 meeting to demolish the vacant house at 636 East Third St. after several failed attempts to sell the property.
Police dogs, handlers from across U.S. gather in Olathe, plan to showcase skills
June 4, 2013
Public demonstration Thursday
KU officials assessing effects of Legislature’s budget cuts
June 4, 2013
After the Kansas Legislature approved higher education budget cuts that one Kansas University official called “devastating,” KU leaders are working to figure out just where those cuts are going to fall.
NBAF at center of budget clash between Obama and House Republicans
June 4, 2013
A project near and dear to the hearts of elected Kansas officials is in the middle of the epic budget fight between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans.
Budget advances with ‘devastating’ cuts to KU
June 3, 2013
TOPEKA — Kansas University Medical Center will lose at least 30 nursing student slots and 15 residency positions and the Lawrence campus will lose 38 faculty positions under budget cuts approved by the Legislature, a KU official said.
Bill sought by opponents of Common Core Standards before the Legislature
May 31, 2013
Republican legislative leaders on Friday introduced legislation that could stop implementation of Common Core standards and proposed science standards.
Inadvertantly sent Kansas Department of Revenue email shows expectation of revenue gain in May
May 31, 2013
Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration expects tax revenue gains for the month of May, according to an email inadvertently sent Friday to the Lawrence Journal-World.
Kansas House rejects new tax plan; Democrats call for end of session
May 28, 2013
Plan would have set sales tax rate at 6 percent
Legislature returns to face tax, budget decisions
May 28, 2013
Lawmakers back in Topeka with GOP House and Senate at odds
Kansas House rejects Senate-approved tax package, adjourns for holiday weekend
May 24, 2013
House, Senate Republican leaders trade barbs