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Kansas revenue for August off by $4 million

TOPEKA, Kansas – August revenue receipts were flat Friday narrowly missing estimates by 1 percent or $4 million.

Although individual income tax receipts missed the estimate for the month, the state collected $10.3 million more than it did during August 2013, even with the lower tax rates effective in 2014 compared to 2013. 330 more words


92-year-old Kansas woman can't vote, Bible saves her

SHAWNEE, Kansas – It’s a new law that began last year in Kansas.

You now have to show a proof of United States citizenship, and if you can’t, you can’t vote. 305 more words


Kansas officials await word on August taxes

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Kansas officials are awaiting word on whether the state’s tax collections in August met expectations.

The state Department of Revenue’s report Friday afternoon was expected to renew a political debate over massive income tax cuts enacted at Republican Gov. 85 more words


Flooding is a good thing for Rooks County

ROOKS COUNTY, Kansas – Heavy rains Wednesday caused some issues for Rooks County.

“I think we’ve got a few county roads that are washed out a little,” said Rooks County Emergency Manager Butch Post. 223 more words


Pakistani educators to speak on terrorism at JCCC

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (AP) – A panel of college leaders from Pakistan will speak at Johnson County Community College about the role of education in fighting terrorism in their country. 72 more words


Kansas primary election saw 20 percent turnout

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Kansas officials say about 20 percent of the state’s 1.74 million registered voters took part in this month’s primary elections.

Secretary of State Kris Kobach chairs the three-member State Board of Canvassers, which certified the results of the Aug. 65 more words


Kansas board OKs 92-year-old's voter registration

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas board has approved the voter registration of a 92-year-old woman after she and her daughter presented copies of census records and a page from a battered family Bible to prove she was born in the U.S. 110 more words