AG Schmidt asks appeals court to keep federal government out of intrastate species management

TOPEKA – (May 28, 2015) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has asked a federal appeals court to affirm a lower court’s ruling that the federal government has no legal authority ...

Governor Sam Brownback signs seven bills into law

Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed seven bills into law. Bills signed May 27, 2015: HB 2106 – amends criminal penalties and procedures under the Kansas Securities ...

Governor Sam Brownback responds to EPA rule on Waters of the U.S.

Topeka – The Governor today issued the following statement in response to a final rule by the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers related to the “Waters ...

BE AWARE OF FLOOD DANGERS

Recent flooding in Texas and Oklahoma are a stark reminder of the dangers of floods and flash floods. As of mid-day on Wednesday, May 27, moderate flooding was reported on the Neosho ...

USDA Farming Rule Creates New Loopholes

By John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs A draft rule issued by USDA aims to define what it means to be ‘actively engaged’ in farming. The proposed rule makes ...