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California man arrested for threatening the family of FCC Chair Ajit Pai

Sacha SanguinettiJuly 3, 2018

Note: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is a native of Parsons, Kansas. The contents of this article are credited to Tom Taylor, author of the daily radio trade newsletter "Tom Taylor NOW." Markara Man was “angry” about Pai leading the charge to roll back the agency’s 2015 Net Neutrality policy, and (says Politico), has since written an apology to Pai. He said “I’m s...

Kansas fiscal year ends with better than expected revenue

Sacha SanguinettiJuly 2, 2018

TOPEKA—Fiscal year-end tax receipts came in $1.21 billion above last year, and $317.81 million over fiscal year predictions, according to the latest revenue report released Monday. Year-end tax receipts were bolstered by a more than 20 percent increase in June collections, with $133.02 million over last year, which was $143.79 million more than expected for the month. “With tax receipts ...

Moran urges Senate to support Military Funeral Honors Program

Sacha SanguinettiJune 13, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee – today spoke on the Senate floor urging his colleagues to support his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2019. The amendment, which is cosponsored by U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.V.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.), would direct the National Guar...

Kansas’ 1st District Airports Receive $7.4 Million

Sacha SanguinettiJune 12, 2018

Following is a press release from the office of Kansas Representative Roger Marshall: WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Marshall welcomed the announcement by the Department of Transportation (DOT) that $7.4 million  worth of grants will be awarded to Kansas First District Airports. DOT Secretary Elaine Chao announced the distribution of $677 million in airport infrastructure grants on Fr...

Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. Announces Launch of KanTrack Website

Shelby GardnerJune 11, 2018

For Immediate Release: Topeka- Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. today announced the launch of the state’s new KanTrack website, which is a hub used to track performance metrics of state agencies. These metrics measure the most critical functions of their respective agencies and make that information readily available to the public at the click of a button. “When I became governor one of my fir...

Wagoner finally gets opportunity to perform in national competition

Sacha SanguinettiJune 7, 2018

Colby's Brock Wagoner will be competing in the national finals of the Country Showdown in Nashville, TN on June 19th. This has been a long-time-coming for Wagoner who qualified for the competition nearly 2 years ago. Due to some shake-ups within the Country Showdown organization, the Season 35 National Finals saw numerous postponements. It was almost to the point where Brock was going to write ...

35th Infantry Band announces summer concert series with stops in NW Kansas

Sacha SanguinettiJune 7, 2018

The 35th Infantry Division Band, the official band of the Kansas National Guard, has announced its summer concert series. The free public summer concert series will be presented in a number of communities across the state. Audience attendance for past concerts has averaged from 400-500 people per concert. The Marching Band will be presenting the National Anthem July 4 at the Kansas City-T-Bo...

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...

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