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A freshly launched partnership between KC Tech Council and Apprenti — designed to cultivate tech skills and offer first-hand experience for apprentices — is a solid fit for Kansas City’s talent needs, two members of the metro’s U.S. congressional delegation agreed.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-3rd Dist., touring the Unified Government Health Department vaccination clinic on Thursday, said she would advocate for more vaccines in the region.
As the U.S. Capitol was overtaken by a deadly mob with men wearing symbols of white nationalism, the first two Native American women to serve in Congress barricaded themselves inside an office and prepared for the worst.
Although COVID-19 cases nationwide continue to rise, several coronavirus relief programs including pandemic unemployment assistance are set to retire at the end of the year.
In May and October, Kansas Rep.
A new grant of more than $3.5 million was announced Wednesday to the University of Kansas Medical Center to support local projects to rapidly implement COVID-19 testing strategies in areas that are disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
The three Republicans and lone Democrat in Kansas’ congressional delegation voted against the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus plan proposed by Democratic leadership and narrowly passed by the U.S. House.
Gov. Laura Kelly of Kansas was blunt: “Drastic” state budget reductions are on the table if Congress and the White House fail to agree on financial help for state and local governments.
Despite the fast-paced 24-hour news cycle we all live in today, there are some stories that seem to remain untold. Among those stories exist the 506 Indigenous women and girls who have gone missing or been murdered — 95 percent of which were never covered by the national media, and whose circumstances and details remain largely unknown.