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The Small Business Administration recently released new data from the Paycheck Protection Program showing that it has preserved “more than 99,597 jobs in” the Kansas Third Congressional District, according to a press release.
Amid what the congresswoman calls a devastating pandemic, Rep. Davids has pushed to include in an upcoming health care package more incentives for states that expand Medicaid, and says passing the Justice in Policing Act should be a national priority.
Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for expanding and enshrining LGBTQ rights, steps they said won’t happen unless former Vice President Joe Biden is elected in November.
Representative Sharice Davids (D-KS), one of the first American Indian women elected to Congress, has helped secure key provisions to improve tribal infrastructure in new legislation proposed by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Kansas and Missouri, two of just 14 states that have not expanded Medicaid, would receive added incentive to make the move under legislation introduced Wednesday by House Democrats.
Kansas Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids interviews Missouri Democratic Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a former Kansas City mayor, about racial equity and criminal justice in the wake of protests against police brutality.
Hundreds of people marched down Santa Fe Drive to downtown Overland Park on Saturday in the latest local show of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Participants sang, chanted and shouted the names of people killed in officer-involved incidents.
Gov. Laura Kelly lauded Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling protecting LGBTQ employees from workplace discrimination, calling it a “remarkable step in the right direction.”
“All Kansans deserve protection from employment discrimination,” Kelly said in a statement. “We will continue standing up for our LGBTQ+ communities.”
A dog named Merrick spent five years at the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City. But in early March, he found his forever home.
The humane society had 11 dogs that had been at the shelter since before 2018. Now, that number is down to five.
"Homeless veteran." It's a stinging coupling of words in a nation that prides itself on the reverence placed on military service. Unfortunately, reverence doesn't keep out the rain.
Enter a community group in Kansas City, Mo., that believes tiny houses will provide thousands of the city's veterans a home.