April 20, 2014

House passes tax plan using rare parliamentary procedure

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Gov. Sam Brownback said he will sign a tax-cutting budget he says will add jobs, but opponents warn it will result in a $270 million deficit by 2014.

“It will create tens of thousands of new jobs, …

OPINION: Kiegerl offers rebuttal to Morris column

Rep. Mike Kiegerl (R-Olathe)

Guest Columnist

The long column by Kansas Senate President Steve Morris in the June 25 paper cannot remain unchallenged , and I’m frankly surprised there was no editorial commentary. Let me therefore comment on his extraordinary …

Kiegerl updates Edgerton council on legislative session

Mike Kiegerl

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

The Edgerton City Council at a meeting June 23 heard a state legislative summary from Rep. Mike Kiegerl (R-Olathe).

Kiegerl represents Gardner, Olathe, parts of Spring Hill and parts of Edgerton. He discussed the Legislature’s successes …

SFFF files legal notice of claims against Kansas legislature

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Schools for Fair Funding (SFFF) is moving forward with  plans to sue the state legislature. The lobbying group comprised of Kansas school districts filed a “notice of claims” with the Kansas Senate and Kansas House of

Representatives …

SFFF files intent to sue state over school funding

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Schools for Fair Funding (SFFF) is moving forward with its plans to sue the state legislature. The lobbying group filed a “notice of claims” with the Kansas Senate and Kansas House of Representatives today. The Gardner Edgerton …

Council hears updates on road projects, legislature

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com
Motorists driving down Old 56 Highway and U.S. 56 will see more change throughout the summer, but not for a few more weeks.
Gardner Public Works Director David Greene updated the Gardner City Council on road …

Gardner man announces candidacy for Kansas House

Kevin King

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Kevin King, Gardner, is running to represent Gardner, Edgerton and parts of Spring Hill and Olathe in the Kansas House of Representatives for the next two years. He’ll face incumbent Rep. Mike Kiegerl of Olathe.

“This is …