Congresswoman Jenkins Votes To Repeal Death Tax, Shares Story Of Kansan Impacted By The...

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015 to permanently repeal the estate tax. The estate tax, also known as the death tax, is a 40 percent tax on an individual's transfer of assets in excess of an exemption amount to the next generation at the time of his or her death. Earlier today, Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (KS-02) submitted the following statement for the Congressional Record

Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination Against Families with Children at Apartment Complexes in...

The Justice Department announced today that Brisben Chimney Hills Limited Partnership and JRK Residential America LLC, the owners and the former manager of the Reserve apartment complex in Lenexa, Kansas, together with their named partner and agents, have agreed to pay $170,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging violations of the Fair Housing Act (FHA). 

Gov. Brownback: Courts drastically increase property taxes on Kansans

Topeka, KS - January 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Governor Sam Brownback issued the following statement regarding Friday's school finance ruling by the Shawnee County District Court.

Historic Landmark Gets New Lease on Life; Offers Affordable, Energy Efficient Housing to Kansas...

Kansas City, KS - May 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Officials from Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas and the Kansas Preservation Alliance celebrated the grand opening of Lowell School Apartments, a new affordable housing development serving the elderly and adults with disabilities. The historic rehab converted a vacant elementary school into 26 energy-efficient, loft-style apartments. Rents for the one, two and three bedroom units range from $450 to $650


TOPEKA, KS - July 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Affordable housing advocates, the Kansas Housing Conference Early Bird Deadline is fast approaching! If you want to save $49 off the full-conference registration fee, sign up by Saturday, July 31st. On August 1st, fees increase to $199.


Tax Credit Exchange Program Awards $4.3 Million for Housing Complex in Disaster-Impacted Community. Chanute, KS – Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has awarded nearly $4.3 million in Recovery Act funds to help finance the construction of 42 energy-efficient, affordable apartments in Chanute. The disaster-affected community had nearly 75 homes and a sizable number of local businesses damaged by flooding in 2007.

House Passes Bill to Assist Military Homebuyers with Moore’s Support

WASHINGTON, DC - October 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Dennis Moore (Third District – Kansas) announced today the passage of H.R. 3590, The Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009, which amends the federal tax code to ensure military personnel can take full advantage of the first-time homebuyer tax credit that was created as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The measure passed the House by a unanimous vote of 416-0. Moore is a co-sponsor of the legislation.

Notice of Selection Criteria for the Tax Credit Assistance Program

May 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Kansas Housing Resources Corporation hereby publishes a preliminary draft of its Selection Criteria for funding through the Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP). All applications are evaluated based on the Selection Criteria in the Qualified Allocation Plan. KHRC will then rank and give priority to applications based on the following criteria

Senator Roberts: Stimulus Shortchanges Kansas; Contains Government Spending & Little Tax Relief

WASHINGTON, DC - February 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today said the economic stimulus conference report contains massive increases in government spending, scales back critical tax relief and will not provide growth or jobs in the private sector. Roberts will vote against the legislation

Senator Roberts Calls For End to Estate Taxes for Farmers and Ranchers

FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS - August 18, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Pat Roberts has joined Senator Ken Salazar (D-CO) in introducing legislation to exempt...

Missouri’s tax on Kansans means Kansas could tax Missourians

Missouri lawmakers opened the backdoor for taxing working Missourians by creating a tit-for-tat tax environment with Kansas, but the month-old law appears set for...

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...


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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