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Kansas Officials Developing 50-Year Water Plan

Updated: 04/11/2014 - A six-member team developing the plan discussed the work Friday with reporters after a daylong meeting with about 150 state and local officials and members of the general public in Manhattan.

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Bob Dole to visit Lawrence

Posted: 04/11/2014 - Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole is coming home to Kansas to visit the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas later this month.

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Governments Pledge $260K To Draw GOP Convention

Posted: 04/10/2014 - Four governments in the bistate Kansas City metro area have pledged $260,000 for a campaign to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to Kansas City, Mo.

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New State Revenue Projections On Horizon

Posted: 04/10/2014 - A group of Kansas officials and economists will gather next week to study revenue projections for the coming year, determining if the state economy is growing and if tax receipts will keep government afloat.

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Obamacare Hits 7.5 Million Sign-Ups, Sebelius Claims

Posted: 04/10/2014 - Enrollment in Affordable Care Act exchanges stands at 7.5 million people -- up from 7.1 million earlier this month -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Thursday.

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'Assault Weapon' Sales Boom Cools Off

Updated: 04/09/2014 - Over the last couple of years, sales have surged for military-style semiautomatic rifles, known variously as 'assault' rifles or modern sporting rifles, driven by fears of a potential federal ban on the weapons.

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Liberal Passes $127M School Bond

Posted: 04/09/2014 - Voters in southwest Kansas have passed two ballot measures advancing a $127 million school district bond issue.

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Kansas Town Offers Big Bucks To Move There

Updated: 04/09/2014 - Halstead has begun offering financial incentives ranging up to $2,500 aimed at encouraging people to move to the south-central Kansas town.

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Wichita Studies Water Options

Posted: 04/09/2014 - Wichita officials studying long-term water supply options are considering expanding the city's aquifer recharge project.

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Wichita Council Reaffirms Name Change For Airport

Updated: 04/09/2014 - The Wichita City Council has reaffirmed its decision to rename Mid-Continent Airport to Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport a day after the city's airport advisory board voted 10-1 against the change.

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Consumer Issues, Business Climate Highlight Candidate Forum

Posted: 04/08/2014 - Five Republicans and one Democrat running for Kansas Insurance Commissioner talked consumer protections, health care reform and creating competition to lower insurance costs during a candidate forum Tuesday.

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Equal Pay Or Opportunity For Outrage?

Posted: 04/08/2014 - Katie Packer Gage was deputy campaign manager on the 2012 Romney President Campaign, and is a partner at an all-female GOP political consulting firm. The opinions expressed are solely those of the author.

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Some Doubt 1964 Civil Rights Act Could Pass Today

Posted: 04/08/2014 - On the day the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed, U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy called Lyndon B. Johnson, urging the President to postpone his endorsement.

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Jindal To Headline South Carolina GOP Convention

Posted: 04/08/2014 - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will headline the South Carolina Republican Silver Elephant Dinner, a major GOP fundraising event in the early primary state that doubles as a must-do stopover forpoliticians with an eye on the White House.

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