More Headlines

Kan. Debate Over School Funding Progresses

Updated: 03/10/2009 - Spokeswoman Beth Martino says Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D-Kan.) is pleased both the House and Senate budget committees have endorsed her plan to use federal stimulus dollars to avoid deep cuts in aid to public schools.

Read More

Governor Sebelius Appointments to Promote Job Training Programs

Updated: 03/10/2009 - Judy Gifford, Shawnee, and Phillip Chappuie, Independence, have been appointed by Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D-Kan.) to the Kansas Works State Board to see that quality employment and training programs are available across the state.

Read More

Bernanke says Regulatory Overhaul Needed

Updated: 03/10/2009 - The nation's financial regulatory system must be overhauled to strengthen oversight of banks, mutual funds and large financial institutions whose collapse would put the entire economy in peril, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday.

Read More

The Obama Budget Faces Tests from Party Barons

Updated: 03/09/2009 - What the Democratic barons of Congress liked best about President Obama’s audacious budget was his invitation to fill in the details. They have started by erasing some of his.

Read More

Kansas Senator Opposes Stem Cell Change

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, says the Obama administration's backing of federal funding for embryonic stem cell research is equal to government support of destroying life for research purposes.

Read More

Kansas Senator Questions Budget Plan

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts says a budget proposal topping $3.6 trillion is questionable at a time when families are struggling.

Read More

Brown Exits Council Race, Endorses Leisinger

Updated: 03/09/2009 - David Brown, finishing a distant third on March 3rd, bowed out out of the council race on "13 News at 4" Monday, says he'll campaign for his former rival.

Read More

Obama overturns Bush policy on stem cells

Updated: 03/09/2009 - President Barack Obama on Monday cleared the way for a significant increase in federal dollars for embryonic stem cell research and promised no scientific data will be "distorted or concealed to serve a political agenda."

Read More

Bill would ID Internet campaign contributors

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Republican House member Scott Schwab of Olathe has filed what he calls the ``Sean Tevis'' bill. The measure would require any candidate who raises over $5,000 in contributions of under $50 each to list the donors.

Read More

Kan. gov on tap for HHS as Medicaid debate swirls

Updated: 03/09/2009 - As Gov. Kathleen Sebelius waits to be confirmed as U.S. secretary of health and human services, a debate is swirling in Kansas around the state's Medicaid program.

Read More

How Will the American Recovery Act Affect Kansas?

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson joins SRS Secretary Jordan and Dept. of Labor Secretary Garner said Monday the American Recovery Act will expand unemployment benefits and lifts restrictions on who can get food assistance in Kansas.

Read More

Kansas Congressman Criticizes Sebelius HHS nod

Updated: 03/06/2009 - Kansas Congressman Todd Tiahrt said Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has liberal views he can't support in her nomination to be Health and Human Services Secretary.

Read More

Democrats blast Limbaugh for comment on Kennedy

Updated: 03/06/2009 - A Democratic official rebuked conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh on Friday for suggesting a health care proposal will be named in memory of Sen. Edward Kennedy, who is battling brain cancer.

Read More

Kansas Congressman Criticizes Sebelius HHS Nod

Updated: 03/06/2009 - Kansas Congressman Todd Tiahrt criticizes President Obama's nomination of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as U.S. secretary of health and human services.

Read More

Shawnee County Elections Office Canvasses Votes

Updated: 03/06/2009 - The Shawnee County Commission met Friday morning as the Board of Canvassers to review all the provisional ballots from Tuesday's primary. Of 88 ballots reviewed, 57 counted. It didn't change any outcomes.

Read More

Kansas Governor Enjoying Time Awaiting HHS Confirmation

Updated: 03/05/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius says she continues enjoying each day as Kansas Governor, but is also excited for the opportunity to work on issues helping children and families if confirmed as Health and Human Services Secretary.

Read More

Dallas Chamber Official to Join Kansas GOP

Updated: 03/05/2009 - CiCi Rojas will replace Christian Morgan as executive director of the Kansas Republican Party. Rojas is currently chief executive officer of the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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.