A group of at-risk youths with YouthBuild KCK are rushing to complete a tiny duplex on wheels by Friday. The duplex will be donated to the Wesley House program in Pittsburg, Kan., for use as temporary emergency housing.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has decided against proposing across-the-board cuts in state spending next year after his budget director asked agencies to propose 5 percent reductions and found some of the recommendations "harmful" to services.
While Republican Gov. Sam Brownback avoided the issue Friday, a Democratic legislator said Kansas is likely to divert millions of additional dollars from highway projects to cover short-term funding gaps in other parts of the budget.
A skilled nursing home provider has sued Kansas on behalf of 21 patients it claims are at risk of being thrown out of its facilities because the state has allegedly not processed their Medicaid applications in a timely manner.
Kansas officials on Friday approved the state's share of a settlement in a federal lawsuit over the death of a 4-year-old northeast Kansas boy that contributed to scrutiny of the state's foster care agency.
The Kansas Board of Regents says graduate student employees at state universities will lose their health care subsidies starting next year as a result of a recent opinion by the IRS regarding health insurance.
A federal judge has canceled a contempt hearing for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (KOH'-bahk) after he agreed to concessions that will fully register and clearly notify thousands of people that they can vote in November.
YouthBuild KCK staff and trainees along with volunteers continue to work Tuesday on the tiny transportable duplex that will be shipped to Pittsburg, Kan., where it will serve as temporary shelter for the homeless.
Joe LedfordThe Kansas City Star
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