Archive for Thursday, May 28, 2015

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Kansas Senate leader sees budget cuts after tax plan fails
May 28, 2015
Kansas legislators must trim state spending, the Senate’s top leader said Wednesday, after the chamber rejected a plan for raising taxes to close a projected budget shortfall.
USD 204 free summer meal program returns
May 28, 2015
USD 204 will once again provide free summer meals for everyone under age 18, though this year, it will be offered in Edwardsville as well as Bonner Springs.
Suspect in homicide case takes authorities on vehicle chase that ends in Basehor
May 28, 2015
Lawrence police on Wednesday afternoon arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal stabbing Monday in Lawrence.
Kansas governor signs bill on emissions reduction plan
10:00 a.m., May 28, 2015 Updated 01:30 p.m.
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill that would require legislators to sign off on any plan for reducing the state’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Kansas Legislature’s annual session likely to hit 100th day
May 28, 2015
Kansas legislators are likely to have one of their longest annual sessions ever this year because they’re still struggling to resolve budget and tax issues.
Health Department workshop teaches health-related community planning
May 28, 2015
The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is putting community health planning right in the laps of area officials and health advocates who are looking for a new approach in developing policies.
Bonner’s Brauer Beavers 4-H Club shares spring activities report
May 28, 2015
The Brauer Beavers have been a very busy 4H Club in April and May 2015.