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Washington County Board Minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, MARCH 15, 2010 The Board of Washington County Commissioners met in the commission room of the Washington County Courthouse on Monday, March 15, 2010.  Present were Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, Chairman, 3rd District Commissioner, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.  Absent:  Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, due to illness. Chairman Helms opened ...

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Budget issues dominate annual Legislative Forum

Budget issues dominate annual Legislative Forum By Sarah Kessinger School budget cuts, veterans affairs office closure, Medicaid reductions to nursing homes and other pressing issues came up during Saturday’s Legislative Forum in the Marysville City Building. The forum, which drew about 60 people, gave Rep. Sharon Schwartz, R-Washington, and Sen. Mark Taddiken, R-Clifton, who represent Marshall County, a chance to ...

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New economic development effort considered

By Katelynn Hasler The Marshall County commissioners and the Marysville City Council both gave their approval Monday for the establishment of a steering committee that will examine the potential for a joint economic development effort. County economic development director George McCune presented a plan for a new system of economic development to the commissioners in their Monday meeting. The system ...

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Internship Applications Available

First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran’s office announced today that the veteran legislator is accepting applications for paid congressional internships in his Washington D.C., and Kansas offices for the summer 2010 term. The Washington D.C., summer internship session is divided into two parts, with two interns beginning in May and finishing at the end of June, and two new interns ...

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Financing Governor’s Race

How much will the campaign for the Governor’s job in Kansas cost? No way of telling with the election nearly 10-months away, but the odds-on-favorite Republican Sam Brownback, is already building a substantial war chest for the campaign. The Senator’s campaign office says it has raised more than 1.53 –million dollars in cash contributions in 2009. Campaign Manager David Kensinger ...

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Energy Efficiency Money

There is some new money that will soon be made available for energy efficiency. The Kansas State Energy office, a Division of the Kansas Corporation Commission, will receive approximately $52-million in additional funding from the Department of Energy. The funding comes through three different federal programs: • $38,284,000 through the State Energy Program • $9,593,500 through Energy Efficiency and Conservation ...

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