TOPEKA, — As Kansans cope with a persistently higher than normal 6.6 percent unemployment rate, the state’s labor department said Tuesday it is abolishing two positions of people whose job it was to help the unemployed find …
Rebekah Rast, Guest Columnist
Siemens, the German engineering group, is having difficulty filling job openings in the U.S.
With an unemployment rate of 9.1 percent, how is that possible?
Eric Spiegel, chief executive in the U.S. for Siemens, said in …
Individual income tax reduction leads to more economic activity
TOPEKA, – CPA Steve Anderson, of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, recently completed a study comparing tax rates and structures for Oklahoma and Kansas over the last ten years. “A …
Pat Roberts, U.S. Senator R-Kansas
Ah, the words that come back to bite you.
Remember the famous statement prior to passage of what is now called Obamacare: “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it”?
Whoops! Give …
TOPEKA, — More than $13 million in federal seed money for small business loans is headed toward Kansas, state officials and the U.S. Treasury said Wednesday.
The funds, which were awarded under state small business credit initiative …
Gardner based Cramer Products, Inc., announced last week that it …
It’s not odd to find a train buzzing through Gardner, but it is unusual to find a locomotive steaming through a local backyard unless you live near Raymond Manley in the Pumpkin Ridge.
Manley, whose permanent Class …
Nancy Schulz, Gardner, has been in the student transportation business since 1967.
She started her career as a school bus driver in the Gardner area when she was asked to fill in for another driver.
Schulz said …
City council meetings shouldn’t need a Parental Advisory warning, but such is the case with the Gardner City Council, whose last meeting ended when the Mayor shouted “That’s bull——” at another council member.
But it wasn’t just the language that …