More Headlines

Kansas Legislators Work in Rival Budget Plan

Updated: 05/05/2009 - The House Appropriations Committee advanced a plan for shrinking a projected budget deficit relies far more heavily on spending cuts than Gov. Mark Parkinson and his fellow Democrats want. Debate is set for Wednesday.

Read More

Kansas Senate Passes Revised Budget

Updated: 05/05/2009 - The Kansas Senate passed a revised budget Tuesday that cuts a projected budget deficit to $70 million. It cuts spending $138 million, two-thirds of that from public schools and higher education.

Read More

Kansas Lawmakers Working on Bill to Enact Coal Deal

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Lawmakers were trying Tuesday to slog through the details of legislation to enact the agreement between Gov. Mark Parkinson and the top executive at Sunflower Electric Power Corp.

Read More

Kansas Senate Debates Budget

Updated: 05/05/2009 - In an effort to balance the state budget, the Senate is debating a bill with a mix of spending cuts and revenue boosters to help balance the next state budget.

Read More

Missouri Professor Wants To Lead Sudan

Updated: 05/04/2009 - Mizzou history prof Abdullahi Ibrahim is ready to retire from teaching; will return to his homeland with the dream of becoming President.

Read More

Obama Targets Tax Havens, Loopholes

Updated: 05/04/2009 - The President's plan would take out tax deductions for some foreign profits, crack down on the rich who send money to tax haven nations.

Read More

Shawnee Co. Readies Eminent Domain, Just In case

Updated: 05/04/2009 - Shawnee Co. Attorney Rich Eckert now has permission to file an accomidation proceeding against the owners of four properties near the proposed dual roundabouts east of 46th Street and Highway 75.

Read More

Kan. Senate Puts Off Budget Debate, Deal Hinted

Updated: 05/04/2009 - The Senate has canceled a debate on spending cuts and revenue-raising measures so members can try to come up with a compromise to balance Kansas' next budget.

Read More

Obama Announces Plan to Close Tax Loopholes

Updated: 05/04/2009 - Obama said Monday he wants to prevent U.S. companies from deferring tax payments by keeping profits in foreign companies rather than recording them at home.

Read More

Obama to crack down on business taxes

Updated: 05/04/2009 - President Barack Obama plans changes to tax policy certain to be unpopular with corporations with international divisions and individuals who use tax havens.

Read More

VP, President Administer Ceremonial Oath for Sebelius

Updated: 05/01/2009 - Vice President Joe Biden administered a ceremonial oath Friday for Sebelius as Health and Human Services Secretary. President Obama attended. Sebelius officially took her oath Tuesday, hours after her Senate confirmation to the HHS job.

Read More

Chrysler to get up to $8B from Govt for Bankruptcy

Updated: 04/30/2009 - Chrysler will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York on Thursday and will be eligible for up to $8 billion in federal aid to rebuild the ailing automaker, according to senior administration officials.

Read More

Biden, Besser Remain Against Border Closing Idea

Updated: 04/30/2009 - The Obama administration stood solidly against closing the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday, with Vice President Joe Biden calling this health emergency option "a monumental undertaking."

Read More

Gov. Parkinson to Address Kansas Legislature

Updated: 04/29/2009 - Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson will address a joint session of the Kansas Legislature at 4 pm Thursday. He's expected to discuss the state's budget situation and call for unity in solving the problem.

Read More

Kansas Abortion Bill Backers Unsure of time for vote

Updated: 04/29/2009 - Kansas lawmakers aren't sure when they might try to override former Gov. Sebelius' veto of a bill that would increase reporting requirements for doctors who perform late-term abortions.

Read More

New Kansas Gov. not Moving to Find New Lt. Gov.

Updated: 04/29/2009 - Spokeswoman Beth Martino said Wednesday that new governor Mark Parkinson is focused on dealing with the state's budget problems and the Legislature's wrap-up session rather than appointing a second-in-command.

Read More

State Considers Furlough, Pay Cut for State Employees

Updated: 05/01/2009 - In an effort to eliminate part of the state's $328 million deficit in the FY2010 budget, a House committee is considering a furlough proposal and one percent paycut for state employees.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.