State of Kansas

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February 10, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Kansas has trouble keeping road equipment operators from leaving for other, better-paying jobs — so much so that supervisors worry about being able to cobble together crews to clear snow after blizzards and to fill potholes quickly. For Department of Transportation leaders, the 100 percent annual...
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January 20, 2019 - 3:37 pm
Kansas goes farther than any other state in limiting state and local agencies from influencing policy about food nutrition labels and portion sizes, according to a recent study. A study published this month by New York University researcher Jennifer Pomeranz found that Kansas does more to limit the...
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December 30, 2018 - 4:57 pm
Kansas has extended the state medical board's existing regulations for health care providers to the practice of consulting with patients through video conferencing. The State Rules and Regulations Board has unanimously approved three temporary regulations drafted by the State Board of Healing Arts...
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November 03, 2018 - 1:16 pm
Democrats in Kansas who have had to sit on the political sidelines for the better part of a decade are hoping for a blue wave on Election Day that could help them break the Republican grip on power and are optimistic about their chances in several races, including the one for governor. Kansas is a...
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September 05, 2018 - 2:37 am
Kansas is reporting that it collected $6 million more in taxes in August than expected to extend its longest streak of better-than-anticipated revenues in at least 50 years. The state Department of Revenue reported Monday that tax collections were $494 million last month. The state's official...
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August 19, 2018 - 5:25 pm
The state of Kansas will offer one day of amnesty for people who have bench warrants for not paying child support. The Department of Children and Families says the warrants will be lifted on Aug. 31. People must pay either $500 or two months of support, whichever is the lesser amount. The agency...
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June 02, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Parents of autistic children in Kansas say long waitlists and shortages of insurance providers are reducing access to therapies that could help their kids. Psychologists usually point families who have children with autism to a special therapy called applied behavior analysis. This one on one...
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May 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Major party candidates for Kansas governor are using their running-mate picks to bolster key campaign themes, help with potential political trouble spots and ensure that their ticket represents different regions of the state. Seven of the eight major candidates have named their candidates for...
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March 31, 2018 - 3:58 pm
Kansas residents can now review their vehicle registrations on a smartphone or other mobile device. Gov. Jeff Colyer unveiled the "iKan" app in March, the Lawrence Journal-World reported . It can be downloaded on mobile devises that have an iOS or Android operating system and can also be accessed...
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December 02, 2017 - 1:12 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas is reporting that it collected $8.5 million more in taxes than anticipated in November. It was the sixth consecutive month with higher-than-expected revenues. The Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state collected $463.5 million in taxes last month. The...
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