Bill Graves

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Government should deliver service
July 18, 2001
July marks the halfway point of the calendar year, but it’s the start of a brand-new fiscal year for the state of Kansas.
Governor’s Column: Program important to state
July 11, 2001
This summer we will expand the Kansas Water Quality Buffer Initiative to include current northeast Kansas counties and additional river basins in southern Kansas.
50-year flood anniversary
June 20, 2001
This summer marks the 50 anniversary of our state’s most costly natural disaster.
Governor’s Column: Project a cooperative effort
June 13, 2001
Nearly a decade of planning and cooperation will culminate June 29 with a ground-breaking ceremony for the Milford Lake Habitat Restoration Project. Also known as the Milford Wetlands, this project will add more than 2,000 acres of multi-use wetlands to the north end of Milford Reservoir.
Progress being made on senior issues
May 30, 2001
We will all, at some point in our lives, have to consider issues such as long-term care insurance, care giving for aging family and friends, mental and physical wellness, and having the ability to remain in our own home for as long as possible
Governor’s Column: Legislation not tough enough
May 23, 2001
The recently completed 2001 session of the Kansas Legislature sent some mixed signals about the commitment to safety on Kansas roads.
Governor’s column: Time to explore merits of ethanol
May 9, 2001
This past winter saw natural gas prices soar to record levels, and it looks like energy costs will continue to provide a challenge.
International trade’s role in state
April 19, 2001
The importance of international trade to the state’s economy has never been so evident as in the recently compiled trade statistics for the year 2000.
No substitute for preparation
April 11, 2001
I always enjoy the arrival of spring and warmer weather in Kansas.
Governor’s Column
March 14, 2001

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