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Quality jobs are key to economic advancement

Currently, the federal poverty level for a single person is $12,140, while for a family of four with two children, it is $25,100. However, research suggests that, on average, an income equal to about two times the federal poverty threshold is needed to meet Americans’ most basic needs — $24,280 for a single person and $50,200 for a family of four.

State Rep. Blake Carpenter explains his legislation on governors’ age limits

HB 2539 would set rules for future, not present, candidates for high office in Kansas.