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  • Kansas Attorney General News Releases

    AG Derek Schmidt: 309 crime victims to receive support

    TOPEKA – (February 16, 2018) – The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board yesterday awarded financial assistance to 309 victims of violent crime at its February meeting, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

    Awards were made in 143 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 166 previously submitted cases. The awards totaled $227,699.91.

    The Division of Crime Victims Compensation in Schmidt’s office administers the Crime Victims Compensation program, which was established in 1978 to help victims of violent crime pay for their unexpected expenses such as medical treatment, mental health counseling, lost wages, dependent support and funeral expenses.

    The state’s three-member Crime Victims Compensation Board determines claims that are eligible for payment and how much money will be awarded to each claimant. Awards are limited to a maximum total amount of $25,000 with limitations of $5,000 for funeral expense, $5,000 for outpatient mental health counseling, $10,000 for inpatient mental health treatment and $1,500 for grief counseling for family survivors of homicide victims.

    A portion of assessed court costs and fines, inmate wages, parole fees and restitution paid by convicted offenders provides funding to the program.

    For more information about the Crime Victims Compensation Program call (785) 296-2359 or visit the Attorney General’s website at www.ag.ks.gov.

    Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:05:14 Z

  • Kansas Attorney General News Releases

    AG Derek Schmidt: 309 crime victims to receive support

    TOPEKA – (February 16, 2018) – The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board yesterday awarded financial assistance to 309 victims of violent crime at its February meeting, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

    Awards were made in 143 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 166 previously submitted cases. The awards totaled $227,699.91.

    The Division of Crime Victims Compensation in Schmidt’s office administers the Crime Victims Compensation program, which was established in 1978 to help victims of violent crime pay for their unexpected expenses such as medical treatment, mental health counseling, lost wages, dependent support and funeral expenses.

    The state’s three-member Crime Victims Compensation Board determines claims that are eligible for payment and how much money will be awarded to each claimant. Awards are limited to a maximum total amount of $25,000 with limitations of $5,000 for funeral expense, $5,000 for outpatient mental health counseling, $10,000 for inpatient mental health treatment and $1,500 for grief counseling for family survivors of homicide victims.

    A portion of assessed court costs and fines, inmate wages, parole fees and restitution paid by convicted offenders provides funding to the program.

    For more information about the Crime Victims Compensation Program call (785) 296-2359 or visit the Attorney General’s website at www.ag.ks.gov.

    Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:05:14 Z

  • Kansas Bar Association News

    Supreme Court to conduct special evening session in Colby



    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    February 2, 2018

    Contact:

    Lisa Taylor
    Public Information Director
    785-296-4872
    taylorl@kscourts.org

     


    The Kansas Supreme Court: seated, from left, Justice Marla J. Luckert, Chief Justice Lawton R. Nuss, and Justice Carol A. Beier; standing, Justice Dan Biles, Justice Eric S. Rosen, Justice Lee A. Johnson, and Justice Caleb Stegall.

     

    Supreme Court to conduct special evening session in Colby

    TOPEKA — The Kansas Supreme Court will conduct a special evening session April 9 at Colby High School in Colby as part of its ongoing outreach to familiarize Kansans with the high court, its work, and the overall role of the Kansas judiciary.

    The court will be in session from 6:30 p.m. to about 8 p.m. Monday, April 9, in the auditorium at Colby High School, 1890 S. Franklin Ave.

    It will be the Supreme Court’s first visit to Colby in the court’s 157-year history, and it will be only the eighth time that the court will hear cases in the evening.

    The public is invited to attend the special session to observe the court as it hears oral arguments in two cases to be announced soon. After the hearing concludes, the justices will greet the public in an informal reception in the commons area adjacent to the auditorium.

    “Community visits are a great way for the people of Kansas to get to know us — to see who we are, what we do, how we do it — and to learn about the judiciary’s role in our society,” said Chief Justice Lawton Nuss. “We encourage anyone who’s ever been curious about Supreme Court proceedings to come. We continue to provide live webcasts of all our courtroom sessions in the Kansas Judicial Center in Topeka, but people tell us there’s nothing like seeing proceedings in person.”

    The Supreme Court has conducted several special sessions outside its Topeka courtroom since 2011, when it marked the state's 150th anniversary by convening in the historic Supreme Court courtroom in the Kansas Statehouse. From there, and through the end of 2011, the court conducted special sessions in Salina, Greensburg, and Wichita. Since then, the court has had sessions in Garden City, Hays, Hiawatha, Hutchinson, Kansas City, Overland Park, Pittsburg, Topeka, Winfield, and Emporia.

    The court started conducting evening sessions when it visited Hays in April 2015. That event at Fort Hays State University drew a crowd of nearly 700 people. Subsequent evening sessions have also drawn crowds numbering in the hundreds.

    Details about the court's visit to Colby are available by following a link on the court's website at www.kscourts.org under What's New.


    State of Kansas
    Office of Judicial Administration
    Kansas Judicial Center
    301 SW 10th
    Topeka, Kansas 66612-1507
    785-296-2256
    www.kscourts.org




    Fri, 2 Feb 2018 15:25:50 GMT

  • Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services News

    Agendas for the February 1st and 2nd Committee and Board Meetings is now available

    The agendas for the Committee and Board Meetings on Thursday and Friday, February 1st and 2nd, 2018 are now available on the Board meetings page.

    Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:12:10 +0000

  • Kansas Commerce News

    Kansas Commerce announces award of Economic Development grant

    The grant has been awarded to city of Cheney.

    Wed, 01 Jun 2016 14:25:29 -0600

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  • Kansas Department of Commerce News Flash

    Kansas Commerce announces award of Economic Development grant

    The grant has been awarded to city of Cheney.

    Wed, 01 Jun 2016 14:25:29 -0600

  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment News

    Boil Water Advisory Issued for Ellis County RWD 6, Ellis Co.

    TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply Ellis County Rural Water District 6 in Ellis County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a loss of pressure. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination. The advisory took effect on February...

  • Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Web News Feed

    Spring Turkey Permits Available Over-the-counter and Online March 1

    Spring Turkey Permits Available Over-the-counter and Online March 1

    PRATT ­– Everyone likes a good sale, and hunters are no exception. That’s why the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism is giving turkey hunters the equivalent of an “early bird special” (pun intended) by offering discounted spring turkey permit/game tag combos through March 31.

    Hunters who purchase spring turkey combos between March 1 and March 31 can save $7.50 when compared to purchasing the spring turkey permit and turkey game tag separately after March 31.

    2018 SPRING TURKEY SEASON DATES

    YOUTH/DISABLED SEASON: APRIL 1-17, 2018

    ARCHERY SEASON: APRIL 9-17, 2018

    REGULAR SEASON: APRIL 18 - MAY 31, 2018

    Any resident or nonresident hunter may purchase a turkey permit (good for one bearded turkey) valid in units 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6. Hunters with a spring turkey permit are eligible to purchase one spring turkey game tag (good for one additional bearded turkey) valid only in units 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6.

    In addition to a turkey permit and game tag, spring turkey hunters must also possess a valid Kansas hunting license, unless exempt by law.

    For more on the Kansas spring turkey season, visit ksoutdoors.com/Hunting/Applications-and-Fees

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    Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:28:52 +0000

  • Kansas Development Finance Authority

    TEFRA Notice - Beginning Farmer Project #'s 1002 & 1003

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    Thu, 01 Feb 2018 21:42:28 +0000

  • Kansas Soybean Press Releases

    Kansas Soybean Commission to Meet March 16;Agenda Includes Selecting Commissioners-at-large

    February 3, 2018 – The Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) will conduct a regular meeting Friday, March 16, at the Kansas Soybean Building in Topeka. It will begin at 8 a.m. During that meeting, the commissioners will fill two at-large positions. … Continued

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    Sat, 03 Feb 2018 16:42:10 +0000

  • NetWork Kansas Blog

    8 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During January

    8 Business received funding from NetWork Kansas during January.

    Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:19:56 Z

  • NetWork Kansas News

    NetWork Kansas Kicks off 2017-2018 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series

    Wichita, KS – NetWork Kansas announces the official start of the 2017-2018 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) series with the release of the YEC Local Guidelines and the YEC Event Portal.

    Thu, 31 Aug 2017 17:03:30 Z

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