Posted: 11/18/2013 - DCF Secretary Phyllis Gilmore said recently the agency has $48 million in reserve funds and was taking $9 million, under a program called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, to pay for a childhood literacy program backed by Gov. Sam Brownback.
Posted: 12/18/2013 - The White House on Wednesday released a report suggesting far-reaching changes to the National Security Agency’s controversial data collection programs.
Updated: 12/18/2013 - The second-largest lottery jackpot in history eluded Kansas players Tuesday, but it wasn’t for lack of trying. Sales for Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing exceeded $2.4 million
Updated: 12/17/2013 - Topeka City Manager Jim Colson outlined the $356,000 in cuts he made, in response to a mandate from the Topeka City Council when the group passed its 2014 budget.
Updated: 12/17/2013 - The first year of President Obama’s second term and the fifth year of his presidency has proven to be a rough one, with a year of gridlocked government and botched health care law taking a toll on his approval rating.
Updated: 12/17/2013 - One million dollars to build a bus stop in Virginia. Five million for customized crystal stemware. Those are just some of the items paid for by the federal government last year.
Updated: 12/17/2013 - KanCare, the state's privatized program for the poor and disabled, is scheduled to begin providing those services Jan. 1. However, it needs a waiver from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services by Jan. 1.
Posted: 12/16/2013 - Congressman Tim Huelskamp is challenging a statement by a fellow Kansan in the U.S. House that funding for a new bioscience lab is secure under a new budget agreement.