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Governor Colyer to visit Western Kansas Wednesday, June 6

Sacha SanguinettiJune 5, 2018

The following is a press release from the office of Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer:   WHAT: Governor Colyer will be touring three Northwest Kansas cities that have been designated as rural opportunity zones. WHEN: Wednesday June 6, 2018 at: 9:45am CDT in Tribune 10:30am MDT** in Goodland 2:00pm CDT in Great Bend WHERE: Greeley County Community Development 510 Broadwa...

NW Kansas highway one of many named after fallen law enforcement officer

Sacha SanguinettiJune 4, 2018

June 4, 2018 Governor Jeff Colyer today held a ceremonial bill signing for Senate Bill No. 375 which renamed several highways after fallen Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers and a Master Deputy from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. The legislation, which will impact 10 highways across the state, combined several efforts passed in the House and Senate to honor various fallen law enforcement...

June proclaimed as “Business Appreciation Month”

Sacha SanguinettiJune 4, 2018

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. has issued an official Governor’s proclamation declaring June 2018 as Business Appreciation Month in recognition of the vital role businesses of all sizes play in strengthening the Kansas economy. In his proclamation, Governor Colyer stated, “The State of Kansas recognizes the vast accomplishments of its entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized business...

Governor Jeff Colyer orders flags lowered for Memorial Day

Shelby GardnerMay 25, 2018

For Immediate Release: Topeka – In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Governor Jeff Colyer today ordered flags in Kansas to be flown at half-staff on Monday, May 28, 2018 from sun-up until noon in honor of Memorial Day.   “It is a great honor to live in this country with the many freedoms we enjoy every day,” said Governor Colyer. “Today we remember the men and women who ...

Election reform bill signed by Governor Colyer

Sacha SanguinettiMay 21, 2018

TOPEKA- Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. today signed House Bill 2539, a bill to reform several aspects of Kansas’ electoral system, including for the first time, a minimum age to run for Governor. Overall, the bill amends the qualifications for candidacy for several statewide elected offices, creates law requiring manual audits of elections, amends law related to the timing of the election canvasses ...

Governor Colyer Signs State Budget for FY 2018-2019

Shelby GardnerMay 16, 2018

Governor Colyer and his office has released the following information below regarding State Budget for the the Fiscal Year 2018-2019: **For Immediate Release** Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. today signed the state budget for the 2019 Fiscal year at a ceremony at Pittsburg State University. In his remarks, Colyer said, “I am pleased to be able to sign a budget that strikes the balance betwee...

S&P Upgrades Kansas Rating from Negative to Stable

Sacha SanguinettiMay 7, 2018

Topeka- S&P Global Ratings announced Friday their revised outlook on its Issuer Credit Rating (ICR) on the state of Kansas to stable from its previous rating of ‘negative’. S&P also upgraded the state’s appropriation-secured debt to stable from negative and affirmed their “A+” rating on that debt. Governor Colyer issued the following statement in response: “Today's upg...

April tax receipts in Kansas higher than anticipated

Sacha SanguinettiMay 1, 2018

TOPEKA—Total FY 2018 revenue receipts are 20 percent, or over $1 billion higher than last year, data from the latest collections report released Tuesday showed. Tax receipts for April are $293.1 million above April 2017, with individual income tax accounting for $239.2 million of that total. Sales tax receipts for the month are $202.9 million, or $10.7 million above last April. “We antic...

Saddler named as new CCC athletic director

Sacha SanguinettiMay 1, 2018

After a lengthy search, Colby Community College announced that Colby native Mike Saddler is the school’s new director of athletics. Saddler comes from Neosho County Community College in Chanute where he has worked in a similar position since 2015. Additionally, he is the NJCAA Division I Region VI Men’s Director, serving on the men’s basketball and wrestling committees, and is chair of t...

Kansas Farm and Ranch Radio Network welcomes new farm director

Sacha SanguinettiApril 19, 2018

Sara Miles joins the Kansas Farm and Ranch Radio team as the Farm Director. Growing up on a family farm spanning five generations in Northeast Missouri, she developed a passion for agriculture. Before coming to Kansas Farm and Ranch Radio, Sara served as a farm broadcaster and production director for KMZU in Carrollton, Mo. Sara received an Associate of Arts Degree from North Central Missour...

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