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WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Corn and soybean farmers are pushing for - and Congress is moving to create - a whole new subsidy that could maintain farm incomes at a nearly four-decade high should prices fall or crops be destroyed by weather. The new...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsFormer Congressman and current Republican Committeeman, Todd Tiahrt, says it’s going to be tough to keep Boeing in Wichita. He spoke live with Eyewitness News anchor Roger Cornish about Boeing’s announcement Monday. brightcove....
As the Missouri River continues to rise across northeast Kansas, Governor Sam Brownback and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts toured the river town of Elwood, Kansas, on Friday, as they expressed concerns about how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has handled water...
Tags: U.S. Army, Missouri, Natural Disasters, Disasters, Kansas
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsSen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, with Jason Goldsmith of Boca Raton Jason Goldsmith of Boca Raton completed a five-week internship Friday in the Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan. He was in the nation's capital during the......
Tags: Kansas, Washington, DC, Education, Elections, Politics
Lawmakers from Kansas and Washington state praised the Obama Administration, the Department of Defense and the Air Force in finally giving the tanker contract to Boeing. The reaction was not the same in Alabama. Gov. Sam Brownback (R) "I have been...
Relatively high commodity prices, huge federal budget deficits, and the realization that agriculture will have to contribute to deficit reduction. These three factors framed the political landscape back in 1995, when lawmakers inked historic changes in...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsSam Brownback has been sworn in as Kansas' governor, assuming office with the state facing a big budget shortfall. He took the oath of office Monday in the Kansas House chamber. Among the guests were Sen. Pat Roberts, former Atty. General and Senator...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe Department of Defense says the announcement on the tanker decision will come at 4:10 Central Time today. Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn will make the announcement. He will be joined by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThousands of jobs for decades to come. Some of those jobs started today, as Boeing hired some engineers one day after it won the tanker contract. "Well, I've been waiting for a decade to be able to say this," said Gov. Sam Brownback Friday afternoon...
Tags: Laws, Kansas, Government, Lynn Jenkins, Regional Authority
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsA bipartisan group of U.S. Senators held a news conference Thursday with the goal of convincing the Department of Defense and the Obama Administration to award the upcoming tanker contract to Boeing. “Job creation in the United States should start...
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) and U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) today sent a letter to fellow Kansan and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates seeking his support to award the Medal of Honor to Kansas war hero Father Emil Kapaun. The letter was...
Tags: Laws, Awards and Prizes, Kansas, Elections, Heroism
On Dec. 20, 17 people from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, including Secretary Tom Vilsack, 10 from non-governmental organizations, 10 from seed and food firms and 18 from industry “groups” such as the American Farm Bureau Federation and the Biotech...
Tags: Georgia, Republican Party, Chemical Industry, Kansas, Elections
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