Tom Holland

Dreamstime
February 02, 2018 - 2:52 pm
Two bills have been introduced in the Kansas Legislature to give the public more say about proposed large-scale poultry processing facilities in their communities. The legislation announced Thursday comes in the wake of outrage last year over a proposed Tyson Foods poultry plant near Tonganoxie...
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Dreamstime
December 10, 2017 - 10:39 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas lawmakers are questioning how much benefit the state is getting for the millions of dollars it has spent over the past 16 years developing retail and tourism districts. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the state has spent more than $557 million in state sales...
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Dreamstime
September 16, 2017 - 7:03 pm
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) - A proposal to build a massive poultry processing complex near Tonganoxie has spawned a groundswell of local opposition. The $320 million plant planned by Tyson Foods Inc. would bring 1,600 jobs to a town of about 5,000 in northeastern Kansas. Residents fear it could also...
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Dreamstime
September 13, 2017 - 10:50 am
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) — Three state lawmakers who represent parts of Leavenworth County have scheduled a public forum to discuss a proposal from Tyson Foods Inc. to build a massive poultry processing complex near Tonganoxie. The forum comes amid opposition to the plant from Tonganoxie residents...
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