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Kansas fiscal outlook a tad bit better…and more headlines: April 21, 2017

The state budget picture is a bit better now that officials and university economists are out with a new fiscal forecast. The new figures call for $156 million more in tax collections ...

Headlines from around the region and the state…April 3, 2017

A survey finds serious morale problems among faculty and staff at the University of Kansas. The results of a “climate” survey on the Lawrence and Edwards campuses found more than ...

Kansas farmers and ranchers get tax break to rebuild fencing after wildfires…and other headlines: March 23, 2017

Folks in Kansas are getting a sales tax break to rebuild fences on agricultural land after the biggest wildfire in state history burned through more than 1,000 square miles. Gov. Sam ...

Lawmakers moving toward school funding plan…and other headlines: March 22, 2017

Kansas legislators are moving back toward distributing state dollars to public schools through a complicated per-student formula like one they junked two years ago. A special House ...

Proposed raise for state employees being considered by lawmakers…and other headlines: March 21, 2017

State legislators are advancing a proposal to give most state employees a 2 percent pay raise even as they wrestle with serious budget problems that are likely to force a big tax increase. ...

Budget talks continue in the state legislature…and other headlines: March 16, 2017

A top Republican legislator in Kansas is promising to push to cut spending to help fix the state’s serious budget problems. Meanwhile, a state agency warned lawmakers yesterday that ...

Kansas lawmaker compares Planned Parenthood to Nazi Germany…and other headlines: March 14, 2017

A Kansas state legislator is standing by a comment he made in a letter comparing Planned Parenthood with a Nazi concentration camp. State Sen. Steve Fitzgerald of Leavenworth told The ...

States wanting grazing restrictions temporarily lifted due to fires…and other headlines: March 13, 2017

The governors of four states including Kansas are seeking temporary suspension of grazing restrictions for farmers and ranchers because of wildfires. The fires have burned more than ...

Fires plague western Kansas…winds cause blow overs on highways…and other headlines: March 7, 2017

Fire is a major concern across Kansas; the result of weeks of dry weather coupled with more recent high winds. State officials are monitoring fires in 21 counties. The highest-profile, ...

Interview with Mike Morley from Midwest Energy

Clay Patton talks with Mike Morley from Midwest Energy about the potential power line and fire dangers associated with the high winds today. Visit this Source
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