October 4, 2015

After appointment to KCC, Apple to resign from Senate

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Sen. Pat Apple, who represents the southern part of Gardner and Edgerton in the Kansas Legislature, will take a new role in Topeka. Gov. Sam Brownback named Apple to the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) on March 24. Members of the KCC provide regulatory oversight of natural gas, electricity, telephone and transportation vendors Continue Reading

Redistricting pairs Gardner with Edgerton, creates new Johnson County Senate district

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill will be represented by new Senators and members of the House. A trio of federal judges released redistricting maps around midnight on June 8. The maps will allow primary elections, set for Aug. 7, to continue as planned, but the new lines pit 48 incumbents in 125 Continue Reading