Government

Personal Property Taxes
5:48 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Kansas Counties Want Tax Clarification

Some county officials are asking Kansas lawmakers to clarify whether back taxes on personal property follow the property, or should be assessed to its owner.

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Junction City
5:56 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Faulty Meters Cited In Junction City Water Loss

Authorities in Junction City are cracking down on illegal water consumption but say old and faulty meters are the biggest reason for the apparent overuse of water.

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Death Penalty
3:42 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Lawmaker Proposes Audit of Death Penalty Costs

The Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit will not be analyzing the costs of the state death penalty, at least for now.

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State Regulations
3:28 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Committee Criticizes Tattoo, Body Piercing Rule Changes

A Kansas legislative committee Monday criticized proposed changes to state regulations on tattooing and piercing.

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Insurance Commissioner
5:50 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

House Insurance Committee Chair Steps Into Commissioner Race

The longtime chairman of the Kansas House Insurance Committee is seeking the Republican nomination for insurance commissioner.

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NBAF
4:46 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

NBAF Funding Advances To Full Senate

Kansas Senators Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts say funding for a federal lab to be built in Manhattan has passed an important hurdle.

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NBAF
5:57 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Senate Subcommittee Approves NBAF Funds

A U.S. Senate subcommittee on Tuesday approved $404 million in federal spending for the construction of a federal research laboratory at Kansas State University.

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Voting Laws
4:42 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Board Rejects Change To Voter Registration Citizenship Rules

A state board Tuesday rejected a proposed change to a law requiring Kansans to present proof of citizenship when registering to vote for the first time.

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Government
7:29 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Voting Fix Proposed After 11,000 Delayed Voter Registrations

A state board is meeting to consider proposed temporary rules and regulation changes to the Kansas law regarding proof of citizenship for newly registered voters.

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is proposing the rules Tuesday in response to a glitch that caused delays to some 11,000 voter registration applications. Kansas started requiring that new applications to register to vote in the state also include proof of citizenship.

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Government Appointments
6:01 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Brownback Names Secretary Of Administration

Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed a former utility executive to be the new secretary of the Department of Administration.

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