homeless http://kmuw.org en Survey Shows Homelessness Down in Sedgwick County, Slightly http://kmuw.org/post/survey-shows-homelessness-down-sedgwick-county-slightly <p>The latest <a href="http://unitedwayplains.org/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=746:2013-point-in-time-homeless-count-shows-22-decrease-in-homelessness-in-sedgwick-county&amp;catid=406:2013-news-releases&amp;Itemid=324">Point-In-Time Homeless Count</a> shows a slight decrease in homelessness in Sedgwick County--very slight. Results show that, as of January 31 of this year, &nbsp;the county has 12 fewer people who are experiencing literal homelessness than on the same date in 2012.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 19:39:41 +0000 Kate Clause & Chandra Stauffer 15701 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 1.31.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-13113 <p><em>Chamber survey suggests continuing support from businesses for tax cuts; Wichita homeless count and services fair to be held Thursday; City and county announce survey to gage community priorities.</em></p><p><strong>Chamber Survey Suggests Strong Support For Tax Cuts</strong></p><p>Results from the 10th annual Kansas Chamber CEO Poll were release yesterday. The the Chamber uses the results to assist in developing its annual agenda.</p><p><a href="http://kmuw.org/post/chamber-survey-suggests-strong-support-tax-cuts">More...</a></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 11:46:03 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 11981 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 1.31.13 Number Of Homeless Children In Wichita Tops 1,800 http://kmuw.org/post/number-homeless-children-wichita-tops-1800 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wichita educators and social workers have counted more than 1,800 homeless children in the Wichita School District. Advocates say that number is going to keep going higher.</span></p><p>The U.S. Department of Education counts anyone "doubling up" or living with another family as homeless, in addition to those living on the street or in shelters. That number hit 1,829 in Wichita schools on Friday, including 14 new ones identified earlier that week.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 12:36:13 +0000 Associated Press 11143 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 01.14.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-011413 <p><em>The 2013 legislative session starts today; Secretary of State Kobach says business start-ups in Kansas area healthy; Homeless children in Wichita schools tops 1,800.</em></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">2013 Legislative Session To Commence</strong></p><p>Monday marks the start of the 2013 legislative session. This could be one of the most significant sessions in years.</p><p><a href="http://kmuw.org/post/2013-legislative-session-commence">More...</a></p><p><strong>Kobach Says Business Startups 'Healthy'</strong></p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:50:37 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 11145 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 01.14.13