A Wisconsin Farm Bureau leader says the increase in grocery prices is not helping most farmers. Cassie Sonnentag tells Brownfield farmers are price takers and not price makers, and the small increase in what they receive for food and commodity products is wiped out... Read More.
By Tim Carpenter, Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Gov. Laura Kelly and top legislative leaders unanimously approved Wednesday the budget outline for appropriating $49.9 million in state tax dollars to provide 5% across-the-board pay raises for state government employees. Kelly signed into law legislation that included the... Read More.
EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) — An oil refinery in El Dorado will pay a $1.6 million penalty for violations of the federal Clean Air Act, which resulted in a fire that killed an employee in 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday.
By Sherman Smith, Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday announced a $53 million program to deliver bonuses to 22,000 child care workers at licensed facilities in Kansas. Child care workers will receive a one-time payment between $750 and $2,500, depending on the hours... Read More.
By Lucky Kidd, Ad Astra Radio News MCPHERSON - A 4th quarter pay enhancement for Harvey-McPherson County Community Corrections was approved this week by the McPherson County Commission. Funding for the enhancement comes from the Kansas Department of Corrections. Director Tim Gadde said this funding was... Read More.