Tag: advocates

While there still are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Allen County, its effect is hitting the pocketbooks of area families.  Humanity House organizers gathered online last week to discuss a number of economic issues…

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. (AP) — Nikki Heiman was excited to learn that the state was sending a job counselor to work with her son, Trenton, a high school student with Down syndrome. But…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Supporters of expanding Medicaid in Kansas are looking to block passage of the state’s next annual budget to force an expansion plan through the Republican-controlled Legislature over conservative leaders’ objections. Legislators…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Advocates for legalizing medical marijuana in Kansas are preparing to push their cause again, as the year’s legislative session winds down without much action on several bills related to the issue.…