13 hrs ago
Rep. Jenkins Weighs In On Budget Deal
As Congress prepares to vote on the new budget deal revealed earlier this week, Rep. Lynn Jenkins says she plans on voting to support the two-year plan.
15 hrs ago
Rep. Foxx: 'I've never been this tall before'
The member of leadership, who is vertically challenged, is not a regular at House GOP press conferences.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Creative Loafing Tampa
Right-wing flame-thrower Virginia Foxx to attend fundraising lunch for Kathleen Peters
CQ Rollcall reports this morning that five House Republican women are scheduled to hold a fundraising luncheon for Pinellas state Representative Kathleen Peters this Wednesday to help in her bid to win the GOP nomination for Congress in the special election to replace Bill Young next year.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
AT&T announces expansion to cover 98 percent of Kansans
About 98 percent of Kansans will be able to get wireless service through AT&T by the end of the year, according to an announcement the company made Friday at AT&T's downtown Topeka office.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Libertarian seeks alternative to two-party rule
Kansas schoolteacher and political novice Chris Clemmons is without deep pockets financially but robustly skeptical of work by the two major political parties in Congress.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Hope for Kansas
Jeanny Sharp's Nov. 21 Herald editorial, "Why might Democrats win the Sunflower State in 2014?" was well-written and researched.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
VA doctor loses license for behavioral troubles, deceiving board
The short-staffed Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center is down another doctor after a medical board pulled Kelly Humpherys' license for misleading board members about prior terminations and suspensions that resulted from concerns about her behavioral health.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Pompeo: Federal wind tax credit losing steam
U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo affirmed Wednesday growing support for withdrawal of federal tax credits responsible for driving investment in Kansas wind farms but that distort the energy marketplace.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Kansas Democrat gets abortion rights group's nod
The Washington-based group raises money for female Democrats supporting abortion rights.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
BCBS of Kansas to continue health plans for year
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas said it hopes to notify about 10,000 policyholders within the next week that they can continue with their existing, individual coverage.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
39 Dems join House GOP on Keep Your Health Plan bill
Brushing aside a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House voted Friday to let insurance companies sell individual health coverage to all comers, even if it falls short of the required standards in "Obamacare."
Manchin Preaches Common Sense at Common Ground Awards
The D.C.-based group No Labels wants to bridge the growing gap between Republicans and Democrats, a lofty goal but one that the Search for Common Ground praised at its Thursday night awards ceremony.
CHPA Calls for Repeal of ACAa s a Medicine Cabinet Taxa
The association is calling on the Administration to take a further step and support restoring over-the-counter medicines' eligibility under tax-preferred accounts including FSAs and health savings accounts .
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Jenkins knocks Obamacare numbers
The federal Affordable Care Act portal, healthcare.gov, has had an abysmal start for Kansans, a Sunflower State congresswoman said.