UG buys land for new fairgrounds

The Wyandotte County Fair is currently under way at a temporary location, but in the last few days the Unified Government has purchased 158...

City sets vote on sales tax

Valley Center residents will have an opportunity in September to put their money where their mouths apparently have been. In a 5-3 vote, the city...

City of McPherson to lower property taxes

A city budget surplus will contribute to McPherson residents paying less property taxes in 2008. Because the city has more money than expected, the amount...

Kansas lawmakers not happy about Missouri tax

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kansas lawmakers are upset about a new law in Missouri that eliminates an income tax deduction for Kansans who...

City budget tight; mill levy may go up

Tight, very tight, is what Marysville’s proposed city budget looks like for 2008 and, if approved at the Aug. 13 City Council meeting, the...

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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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$1.8 MILLION AWARDED TO HELP KANSAS FAMILIES OBTAIN, SAFE AFFORDABLE...

Thirteen non-profits and public housing authorities will share approximately $1.8 million in Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) to help Kansas families obtain safe, affordable housing of their choice. Funded through the federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and administered by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), TBRA helps income-eligible households afford rental subsidies, utility deposits and security deposits.