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April 27, 2021 In The News

Kansas City area lawmakers are hoping to steer millions in federal money to the region for a fleet of electric buses and improved traffic flow on one of Kansas’ most congested highways as Congress revives earmark requests — a practice halted a decade ago amid a backlash against government spending.

 

April 26, 2021 In The News

Representative Sharice Davids, one of the first two Native American women to serve in Congress, says, “Paying attention, learning the issues, showing up, listening and really trying to be as engaged as possible with tribal communities is going to go a really long way to helping address some of the disparities we’ve seen over centuries.” 

 

April 22, 2021 In The News

Rep. Sharice Davids at a House Small Business Committee hearing on Tuesday asked government oversight officials to address issues of fraud and identity theft in small business loan programs in order to help victims of fraud in Johnson County.

 

April 8, 2021 In The News

The old Kanza Hall at One Block South in Overland Park has a new purpose. LEVELUP opens this Friday.

 

It’s the third largest esports arena in the nation and the only one with a dedicated education program. The 15,000-square-foot facility has 100 gaming computers and consoles.

 

“It’s way beyond what I was even expecting,” 15-year-old Aidan O’Neill said.

April 7, 2021 In The News

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly says new federal rules make it "dumber than ever" for the state not to expand Medicaid.

 

She talked to KMBC's Micheal Mahoney Wednesday about the financial incentives from Washington to make more people eligible.

 

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April 6, 2021 In The News

Governor Laura Kelly and Sharice Davids will host a round table on Wednesday.

 

Governor Laura Kelly says U.S. Representative Sharice Davids will host a round table discussion in Olathe on Wednesday, April 7, at 10 a.m.

 

According to Gov. Kelly, the pair will discuss Medicaid.

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