Taxes

Kansas Collects Less in Taxes than Anticipated for May


TOPEKA, Kan.  -  Kansas has collected $6 million less in taxes this month than anticipated, and disappointing sales tax collections are a key reason. 
Tax Plan

Brownback Cancels Public Announcement for Kansas Tax Plan


TOPEKA, Kan.  -  Governor Sam Brownback has a new plan for raising taxes to close a projected budget shortfall. But he wouldn't discuss the details Friday evening.
Shootings

Suspect in Oklahoma Shootings Found in Kansas


LIBERTY, Kan.  -  A man wanted in connection with the shooting of an Oklahoma police officer has been found hiding in a closet of a house in southeast Kansas.
Contract

Wichita Teachers and School Board Reach Tentative Areement


WICHITA, Kan.  -  The United Teachers of Wichita and the Wichita Board of Education are pleased to announce a tentative one-year agreement on the teachers’ contract under Modified Traditional Bargaining for the 2015-16 school year.  
Proclamation

Governor Issues Disaster Proclamation for 44 Kansas Counties


TOPEKA, Kan.  -  Governor Sam Brownback signed a proclamation Friday, May 29, for 44 Kansas counties due to damages to public infrastructure caused by recent storms and flooding.