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  • Facebook The Official Blog of the Kansas State Treasurer

    Treasurer’s Top 10: Haskell County

    This week, we highlight Haskell County! Here’s a look at the Top 10 people there with unclaimed assets. Do you know anyone below? If so, have them check out www.kansascash.com  and search their name to make a claim for their lost … Continue reading

    Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:54:54 +0000

  • FPA Practice Management Center Blog

    How to Utilize Web Presence to Battle Client Mistrust

    Gaining a client’s trust is essential for success, but it’s not always easy. Today, now more than ever, prospective clients are distrustful not only of current economic conditions, but of you. According to Greg Friedman, CEO of Junxure, this increased … Continue reading

    Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:45:00 +0000

  • Kansas Attorney General News Releases

    AG Schmidt appoints new chair of Batterer Intervention Program Advisory Board

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today announced the appointment of Marlou Wegener of Topeka as chairperson of the Batterer Intervention Program (BIP) Advisory Board.

    Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:16:06 Z

  • Kansas Attorney General News Releases

    AG Schmidt appoints new chair of Batterer Intervention Program Advisory Board

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today announced the appointment of Marlou Wegener of Topeka as chairperson of the Batterer Intervention Program (BIP) Advisory Board.

    Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:16:06 Z

  • Kansas Bar Association News

    KBA schedules its 2nd ‘Call-a-Lawyer’ night for July 9

    The Kansas Bar Association and the Topeka Bar Association will be offering its second "Call-a-Lawyer” night on Thursday, July 9. Anyone who needs legal advice is encouraged to call (800) 928-3111 between 6 and 8 p.m. Callers can speak to volunteer lawyers who are donating their time to answer questions, and providing legal advice and information.

     

    The volunteers are members of the KBA and/or the TBA and are able to provide information on many legal issues, including probate, family law (such as child custody, divorce, and adoption), landlord-tenant issues and other matters involving real property and employment (such as wrongful termination, workplace conflicts and employment rights).

     

    The KBA Lawyer Referral Service will not charge a fee for making a referral to one of its pre-screened, insured, experienced lawyers. Its lawyers do not offer pro bono — or free — legal services. Each lawyer will determine the fees charged for legal services, and any caller referred should discuss such rates prior to entering into a representation agreement.

     

    This service repeats the second Thursday of each month and is designed to help persons in need of legal advice and information or answer questions.

    Thu, 2 Jul 2015 21:16:16 GMT

  • Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services News

    EMS Jobs in Kansas

    There are new EMS employment opportunities in Kansas. Please  visit the EMS jobs in Kansas page.

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:20:03 +0000

  • Kansas Commerce News

    Minority Enterprise Development Week award nominations close July 17

    Nominations may be submitted for outstanding minority and women owned businesses

    Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:31:08 -0600

  • Kansas Department of Commerce News Flash

    Minority Enterprise Development Week award nominations close July 17

    Nominations may be submitted for outstanding minority and women owned businesses

    Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:31:08 -0600

  • Kansas Department of Corrections News

    Governor Brownback, Kansas Leaders Announce Formation of Juvenile Justice Workgroup

    Governor Sam Brownback, legislative leaders and Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss today announced formation of a bipartisan panel that will examine Kansas’ juvenile justice system and recommend comprehensive reforms aimed at improving public safety and outcomes for youth.

  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment News

    Public Health Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

    TOPEKA, Kan. - (July 2, 2015) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes. KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and other lake managers where appropriate, responds by informing the public of harmful conditions.

    Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:12:14 -0500

  • Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Web News Feed

    Lesser Prairie Chicken Numbers Increase Again

    Lesser Prairie Chicken Numbers Increase Again

    PRATT – The lesser prairie chicken population increased approximately 25 percent from 2014 to 2015, according to the recent range-wide aerial survey. Wildlife biologists with the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) attribute the increase to abundant spring rainfall and ongoing efforts associated with the Lesser Prairie Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan.

    Increases were observed in three of the four ecoregions across five states – Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas – where the species exists. The Sandsage Prairie Region of southeast Colorado showed the biggest gain – approximately 75 percent from a year ago. The Mixed Grass Prairie Region of the northeast Panhandle of Texas, northwest Oklahoma and southcentral Kansas showed an increase of approximately 30 percent, and the population in the Shortgrass Prairie Region of northwest Kansas grew by about 27 percent.

    “An overall 25 percent increase in the lesser prairie chicken population across its five-state range is welcome news,” said Ross Melinchuk, chairman of WAFWA’s Lesser Prairie Chicken Initiative Council. “This year’s increase, on the heels of last year’s 20 percent increase, is evidence of the species’ ability to rapidly recover from downturns resulting from drought and poor range condition. With continued improvement in nesting and brood-rearing habitat associated with abundant rainfall and private landowner actions to conserve and restore their habitat, we are optimistic the species will recover to historic population levels.”

    The only ecoregion with a continued downward population trend is the Shinnery Oak ecoregion of eastern New Mexico and western Texas. This ecoregion is still recovering from a prolonged period of drought. However, recent roadside surveys indicate lesser prairie chickens in this area are starting to respond to rainfall that occurred in late 2014 and early 2015.

    “We’re confident that with continued moisture and drought relief, next year’s Shinnery Oak populations should continue to recover,” said Bill Van Pelt, WAFWA grassland coordinator.

    The nonprofit WAFWA is coordinating efforts established under the Lesser Prairie Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan, which is an initiative designed to engage private landowners and industry to conserve lesser prairie chicken habitat and minimize impacts to the species. To date, industry partners have committed $46 million in enrollment fees to pay for mitigation actions, and landowners across the range have agreed to conserve nearly 100,000 acres of habitat through 10-year and permanent conservation agreements.

    Companies, landowners, farmers and ranchers may still enroll in the range-wide plan and receive regulatory assurances that their operations can continue under an accompanying Certificate of Participation. Participating companies can continue operations under certain restrictions while providing funds to conserve prairie chicken habitat. To date, about 180 oil, gas, wind, electric and pipeline companies have enrolled about 11 million acres across the five states. Enrollment fees are deposited with WAFWA and administered to fund conservation efforts by private landowners to benefit the lesser prairie chicken.

    The lesser prairie chicken was listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in May 2014. The final listing rule allowed private industry to develop and impact habitat if enrolled and participating in WAFWA's range-wide plan, and it also provided various options that landowners can use to receive similar coverage. The range-wide plan provides incentives for landowners and industry to protect and restore habitat, which is important because they control much of the species’ range.

    Organized in 1922, WAFWA represents 23 states and Canadian provinces, from Alaska to Texas and Saskatchewan to Hawaii – an area covering nearly 3.7 million square miles of some of North America's most wild and scenic country, inhabited by more than 1,500 premier wildlife species.

    More information, including the range-wide plan, is available on the WAFWA website at www.wafwa.org.

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    Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:51:56 +0000

  • Kansas Development Finance Authority

    TEFRA Notice - Beginning Farmer Project #'s 931, 932, 933, & 934

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    Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:37:15 +0000

  • Kansas Soybean Press Releases

    Kansas Soybean Commission Schedules Aug. 13 Meeting

    July 2, 2015 – The Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) will conduct a regular meeting Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Kansas Soybean Building in Topeka. It is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. During that meeting, the commissioners will review the … Continued

    The post Kansas Soybean Commission Schedules Aug. 13 Meeting appeared first on Kansas Soybeans.

    Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:58:36 +0000

  • NetWork Kansas Blog

    Fifteen Minutes That Are Worth Your Time

    By: Steve Radley | May 21, 2015 We have created an annual report that will allow each of you to track long term progress and annual activity for NetWork Kansas.

    Thu, 21 May 2015 15:52:15 Z

  • NetWork Kansas News

    December Update: Kansas Capital Multiplier Funding Programs

    By NetWork Kansas | December 17, 2014 --- As of November 30, 2014, NetWork Kansas has awarded 61 businesses Kansas Capital Multiplier funding totaling more than $10.1 million. This funding complemented an additional $171.1 million in private investment in these businesses.

    Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:00:00 Z

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