Education hearings continue at Statehouse; Bill would bar health accreditation; Tour will help gauge needs of older Kansans.
Hearings Continue On Education Funding Amendment
A committee in the Kansas Senate continued hearings Thursday on a constitutional amendment that could block some lawsuits over school funding. The proposed change to the state Constitution says only the Legislature can set school spending levels.
A southeast Kansas hospital will break ground next week on an $18 million expansion.
Construction of the new surgery center at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg will begin November 19. Crossland Construction Company, of Columbus, Kansas, was chosen recently as the general contractor for the 40,000-square-foot addition.
A study in this month's issue of the journal, Health Affairs, says the number of American families spending more than ten per cent of their income on health care has remained steady-in spite of the recession.