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Pompeo: FAA Reauthorization Bill is “Anything but Conservative”

Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) issued the following statement after the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today introduced legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Kansas Remodeler Tim Shigley Becomes 2016 NAHB Remodelers Chair

Remodeler Tim Shigley, CGR, CAPS, CGP, GMB, GMR, of Wichita, Kan., was installed as the 2016 chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers on Jan. 17 during the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas. As chairman of the remodeling arm of NAHB, Shigley represents the more than 55,000 members of the trade association who are involved in the remodeling industry

Department of Administration response for additional information on Docking Building focuses on safety, cost

The Department of Administration (DOA) on Jan. 29 responded to a legislative request for additional information relating to the new energy center and possible demolition of the Docking Building

E&C Subcommittee Reviews Pompeo Bill to Benefit South Central Kansas, Wichita – the “Air...

Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) today participated in an Energy and Power Subcommittee hearing to review eight bills, including Pompeo’s AIR Survey Act of 2015, which focus on modernizing and strengthening America’s energy infrastructure. The AIR Survey Act offers common sense changes that would help speed up the natural gas pipeline permitting process by allowing relevant agencies to accept data collected by aerial survey in lieu of ground surveys during a proposed pipeline project’s prefilling process.

KDHE investigating norovirus illnesses in Overland Park

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is working with the Kansas Department of Agriculture and the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment to investigate an outbreak of norovirus infection among individuals who became ill after attending the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park, Kan. on Sunday, Jan. 17.

KC association awards top-performing Realtors at annual celebration

The Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® handed out their most prestigious annual awards during a gala year-end celebration. The event, held at the Gallery Event Space in the Power and Light District, was held Thursday, December 3rd as an installation for new leadership and holiday party for KCRAR members. The following awards were presented during the event.

Pompeo Votes to Block EPA’s Damaging Clean Power Plan

Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, voted to pass a comprehensive energy bill and two resolutions disapproving of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan for new and existing power plants. The House passed these bills to support American energy and power our economy, all while President Obama is in Paris at the U.N. summit promoting his radical climate change agenda that would harm the U.S. economy

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Montgomery Co. RWD No. 9

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for Rural Water District (RWD) No. 9 located in Montgomery County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a loss of pressure. Inadequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination

Pompeo Questions EPA Administrator on Clean Power Plant Rule

Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, questioned Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator for Air and Radiation Janet McCabe about the Obama administration’s proposed Clean Power Plant Rule today at an Energy and Power Subcommittee hearing.

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Howison Heights Water District, Saline Co.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply Howison Heights Water District located in Saline County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because required monthly Bacteriological Monitoring has not been completed resulting in unknown water quality. KDHE is issuing this BWA as a precautionary measure until water quality samples indicate water is free of bacteriological contamination

Get Your Legal Affairs In Order For National Estate Planning Awareness Week (Oct. 19th)

October 19th-25th marks National Estate Planning Awareness Week in the United States. The observance seeks to educate Americans about the importance of having proper estate planning documents in place should death or incapacity suddenly occur.

KDHE Encourages Homeowners to be Informed during SepticSmart Week

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) encourages homeowners to stay informed in recognition of SepticSmart week, which begins today, Sept. 21. SepticSmart week was developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in an effort to promote education on septic systems and encourage homeowner’s to take action for proper care and maintenance. One-quarter of homes in the U.S. rely on septic systems for wastewater treatment. If not kept in proper functioning order, septic systems can cause public health issues an

EPA Awards Green Infrastructure Grant of $20,000 to Kansas State University for Projects on...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $20,000 grant to Kansas State University to carry out a green infrastructure demonstration and training project on its campus in Manhattan, Kan

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the public water supply for the City of Schoenchen located in Ellis County. The advisory was issued because of a water main break. Water main breaks may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination

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Senators Press NDAA Conferees to Protect Basic Allowance for Housing

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) joined U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), John Boozman (R-Ark.) and John Tester (D-Mont.) this week in a bipartisan effort to urge the leaders of the Senate and House Armed Services Committee to protect the housing benefits of dual-military families, women and junior members of the Armed Forces.

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Southwest Kansas Weatherization Program will have New Service Providers

A twenty- five county region in southwest Kansas will be split and will receive new service providers for the Kansas Weatherization Assistance Program this month. The region had been served by Interfaith Housing Services, Inc. for the previous 9 years.