11/20/13 10:02 AM
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas is receiving a $100,000 federal grant to promote the use of locally grown food in schools and agriculture education programs. The grants were announced Tuesday to 42 states and 71 programs nationwide by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Kansas Agriculture...
By Associated Press | 11/18/13 09:09 AM
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas school districts have a long tradition of going to court over funding for public education when their efforts fail in the Statehouse. Gov. Sam Brownback says he wants that to change.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/13/13 01:38 PM
President Obama's spokesman claims Obamacare only eliminates "substandard" health insurance plans, but the city workers in a small Kansas town likely disagree. "I simply wanted you to know the pain this is causing me and my staff in losing the terrific health coverage we had through Blue Cross...
10/29/13 04:35 AM
(www.kansascity.com) The changing relationship between the federal government and the states could mean the end of the line for some of Amtrak’s long-distance routes. Without subsidies from states, lightly used routes through Kansas and elsewhere could be in doubt.
10/28/13 08:40 PM
(www.kansascity.com) Never have Jackson County voters considered anything like this. If approved, the half-cent sales tax proposal on the Nov. 5 ballot would raise $800 million over 20 years to underwrite medical research at two private hospitals and the health professional schools at the...
By Associated Press | 10/28/13 03:34 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas City-area businessman says he's dropping out of the race for the Democratic nomination for Kansas secretary of state for family reasons. Randy Rolston, of Mission Hills, said Monday he plans to endorse former state Sen. Jean Schodorf, of Wichita, for the party's...
By Associated Press | 10/28/13 07:23 AM
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Former state Sen. Jean Schodorf plans to launch her campaign for Kansas secretary of state with an event in Wichita this week. Schodorf has scheduled a news conference Wednesday at the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview in downtown Wichita. She'll be running as a Democrat,...
By Associated Press | 10/22/13 03:15 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis on Tuesday introduced Jill Docking as his running mate, making taxes and education spending the focus of their 2014 campaign.
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