February 7, 2016

Committee forwards Congressional redistricting map to House

A House redistricting committee narrowly passed a Congressional redistricting map that lumps parts of Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties with the vast First Congressional District, which includes all of western Kansas. House Speaker Mike O’Neal, R-Hutchinson, cast the tie-breaking vote to send the redistricting map, which he created, forward to the House. Under the proposed map, Continue Reading

Yoder tours Coleman facility

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Congressman Kevin Yoder, R-Kan., breezed through Gardner Monday morning to join city officials including Mayor Dave Drovetta, council members-elect Larry Fotovich, Dennis Pugh and Chris Morrow; and assistant city administrator Melissa Mundt, on a tour of the Coleman warehouse. Members of the press were not allowed to take part in the tour Continue Reading