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December 1, 2017

If you think finding adequate daycare, especially for infants, is only a parent problem, think again.  It can have a big impact of the local economy.

Business, education and civic leaders met on the campus of Pittsburg State on Friday for the purpose of trying to solve...

PITTSBURG — The Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a community discussion about child care capacity in Crawford County during its First Friday Luncheon.

Pittsburg has several child care providers, such as the Family Resource Center, but recent growth in the area...

GIRARD — State legislators attended the regular meeting of the Crawford County Commission Friday to discuss next year’s legislative session, as well as concerns and priorities the commission may have.

Kansas State Representative Monica Murnan (D-Pittsburg) and Kansas St...

PITTSBURG — The Pittsburg Family YMCA took the opportunity to show off its membership and many programs last week.

Kansas Senator Richard Hilderbrand and Representative Monica Murnan visited the Y as part of its advocacy day. The two learned about programs offered for a...

TOPEKA — The Kansas Supreme Court Ruled Friday that the new funding formula for Kansas public schools did not increase spending enough.

The court once again ruled the school funding formula unconstitutional, and set a deadline of June 30, 2018 for legislators to put an...

The Kansas Statehouse is one of the most ornate in the country. For a while, wherever my family traveled – New Hampshire, Tennessee, Massachusetts, New Mexico – we made a point of visiting capitol buildings to see how they compared with ours.

Kansas is a parsimonious st...

 

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For a while, it seemed as though it would be a long time before Kansas lawmakers came up with a tax plan that could pass. Just when it seemed the impasse was at its worst, the Women's Caucus stepped up with a plan that led to a compromise.

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Topeka — A bipartisan group of women in the Kansas House has been working behind the scenes on a tax plan that they hope can pass both chambers with veto-proof majorities.

"We started just a bipartisan group of women in the House," said Rep. Stephanie Clayton, R-Overlan...

The House budget committee scrutinized a measure Thursday selling bonds backed by tobacco litigation settlements to help fill the next two fiscal years’ projected $900 million deficit.

Gov. Sam Brownback floated a similar proposal in the 2016 legislative session, but it...

PITTSBURG — Representative Monica Murnan (D-Pittsburg) shared her experience as a Kansas State House representative with the Pittsburg Noon Kiwanis Thursday.

Murnan spoke to members of Kiwanis via video chat as she sat in the capitol’s House chamber.

Longtime Kiwanis mem...

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