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Groundbreaking planned for Kan. biodefense lab
A groundbreaking ceremony is planned for next week for the central utilities plant at a new, national biodefense lab in Manhattan.
Thu May 23, 2013
Senate confirms Obama nominee to key appeals court
After five years of trying, President Barack Obama has placed his first nominee on a key appeals court in Washington.
Local pharmacists caring for your community need your help
Independent community pharmacists are not just a source of prescription drugs and medication counseling, as important as those are.
Tea Party groups eager, GOP unsure on possible Sarah Palin Senate bid
Tea Party activists from around the country are eager to see Sarah Palin run for the Senate, but Republican senators themselves aren't rushing to recruit her.
Wed May 22, 2013
Moran accepting intern applications
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., announced this week he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C., and Kansas offices for fall 2013.
Kan. Senators and Representatives comment on McConnell AFB
U.S. Senators Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts , as well as Representatives Mike Pompeo and Lynn Jenkins , issued the following statements today upon learning that the U.S. Air Force selected McConnell Air Force Base as the Main Operating Base #1 for replacing KC-135R tanker aircraft with KC-46A's beginning in 2016.
U.S. Senate passes bill that includes Topeka levee funding
The U.S. Senate last week approved a bill that would provide $15.73 million in matching federal funds to help the city of Topeka correct deficiencies with its Kansas River levee system.
Tue May 21, 2013
Hays Daily News
Moran accepting apps for fall internships
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington and Kansas offices for fall 2013.
Obama Administration to Sign U.N. Arms Trade Treaty 'In the Very Near Future'
As we reported last month, on April 2, the United Nations General Assembly voted 153-4 to pass the Arms Trade Treaty, with the United States voting in favor and several countries abstaining.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Re: Moran endorses former Kansan for key court
Good for Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., for helping break the long political stalemate over the four vacancies on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit by announcing his support Wednesday for President Obama's nomination of Sri Srinivasan , who grew up in Lawrence and currently is principal deputy solicitor general.
Sat May 18, 2013
Hays Daily News
Moran accepting applications to service academies
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., announced he is accepting applications for nominations to the U.S. Service Academies.
Thu May 16, 2013
Sen. Moran On Obama Administration's Decision To Sign U.N. Arms Trade Treaty
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran - author of S. Con. Res. 7, the bipartisan resolution which makes clear a United Nations Arms Trade Treaty that undermines constitutional freedoms of American gun owners will not be ratified by the Senate - today responded to Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Countryman's statement that the United States will sign the ATT ... (more)
Senate confirms Moniz for energy secretary
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Wed May 15, 2013
Kansas delegation eager for taxing inquiry of IRS
Four members of the Kansas congressional delegation were pushing Wednesday for thorough investigation of the Internal Revenue Service's reported application of special scrutiny to tea party-flavored advocacy groups applying for nonprofit status.
IRS Scandal Revives Past Allegations
The IRS's admission it targeted conservative groups for special scrutiny has drawn political condemnation but it isn't the first, second or third time the agency has been accused of playing fast and loose with the law.
Sen. Moran on IRS: Look Again At Donor Information
Senator Jerry Moran , a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee with oversight over the U.S. Department of Treasury - of which the Internal Revenue Service is a bureau - has submitted eight pointed questions regarding the politicization of the IRS to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Eagle editorial: IRS abused power
Politics have no place at the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS' abuse of power in targeting conservative organizations demands more than the outrage the president exhibited Monday or the apology the agency issued Friday.
Conn. lawmakers seek to restore federal funding for air traffic control towers
Members of the state's congressional delegation announced today that they plan to fight to restore federal funding for air traffic control towers beyond the current fiscal year.
National Review Online
GOP Senator: 'Heads Should Roll' on IRS Targeting
Senator Jerry Moran said that if the Internal Revenue Service did target conservative and tea-party groups, then "heads should roll." "This is not a Republican-Democrat issue, not a conservative-liberal issue .
Mayors support Heartland Flyer passenger rail expansion through Kansas
May 11--The mayors of Wichita, Kansas City and Oklahoma City have thrown their weight behind returning passenger rail service to southern Kansas, signing a letter supporting the extension of train service from Oklahoma City through Wichita into Kansas City.