Community Development Block Grant http://kmuw.org en Top Morning News 2.28.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-22813 <p><em>Bill would require drug testing for welfare recipients; Company beats out Beechcraft for plane contract; Gov. Brownback praises officials for storm response.</em></p><p><strong>Drug Testing Bill Advances In Kansas Senate</strong></p><p>The Kansas Senate has tentatively approved legislation requiring drug tests for some people seeking welfare benefits. It was approved after Senators amended it to require the same scrutiny of legislators.</p><p><a href="http://kmuw.org/post/drug-testing-bill-advances-kansas-senate"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More...</span></a></p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 11:39:53 +0000 Briana O’Higgins & Kate Clause 13416 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 2.28.13 City Offers Free House Paint http://kmuw.org/post/city-offers-free-house-paint <p>People living in certain parts of Wichita can now begin applying for free house paint through a program offered by the city.</p><p>Qualified property owners will receive up to $200 in paint.</p><p>Seniors and those with certain disabilities may also qualify for a grant to cover the cost of labor to have their homes painted.</p><p>The program continues until September 14 and is paid for with Community Development Block Grant funds from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 18:33:40 +0000 608 at http://kmuw.org