Capital Report

2012 Kansas Legislative Preview

Audio Report from Representative Jim Ward





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Kansas Jobs First

A collaborative effort by democratic legislators and Kansas citizens, “Kansas Jobs First” includes 14 pre-filed bills that Democratic legislators plan to introduce during the 2012 Legislative Session.  These priorities will keep Kansas jobs from being exported, protect unemployed workers against workplace discrimination, strengthen work training and post-secondary/technical educational programs, and stop unscrupulous hiring practices, among others.

“For far too long, partisan battles in Washington D.C. have overshadowed any action to get our state economies moving again,” said Davis.  “It’s time for partisan politics to take a back seat, and for our state legislature to make job growth our top priority this session.” Continue reading

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Meet Meadowlark Neighborhood Hero

Kerin Smith

Being active in her community is a gift that Kerin Smith has given to the Meadowlark Neighborhood for 19 years. She attended the very first neighborhood association meeting in 1993 and has been active in the organization since that time. Her first neighborhood involvement was delivering newsletters; but it ballooned to include serving as secretary, vice-president and president (2 times). Her duties for the association included overseeing the neighborhood cleanup and serving on the neighborhood patrol. Continue reading

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