Tag Archives: local government

Kansas Lawmakers Advance Local Government Efficiency Bill

Rep. Tom Cox carrying bill on House floor. (Photo courtesy of Rep. Tom Cox) By John Celock After assurances that…  Read More >

Lawmaker Proposes Red Tape Reduction

By John Celock A Kansas lawmaker is seeking to make it easier for local governments to share services. Legislation proposed…  Read More >

Analysis: Local And State Government Experience Beneficial

By John Celock Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine has been stressing his background as Richmond’s mayor and governor of…  Read More >

Lawmakers Advance Changes To Rental Property Inspections

By John Celock Following a debate that centered on the protection of Fourth Amendment rights versus protecting tenants, Kansas lawmakers…  Read More >

Kansas Lawmakers Kill Minimum Wage And Prevailing Wage Proposals

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers killed three Democratic proposals to raise the state’s minimum wage and to allow for local…  Read More >

Lawmakers Approve Anti-Bloomberg Bill

By John Celock Legislation aimed at defeating one of former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s pet projects has been…  Read More >

Lawmakers Advance Election Workers Not Solicitors Bill

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers advanced legislation Tuesday that would classify election workers not being solicitors. The House vote came…  Read More >

New Jersey Advances Local Ethics Change

By John Celock A New Jersey Senate committee voted Thursday to advance legislation that would place the state’s local officials…  Read More >

Kansas Lawmakers Approve Local Elections Date Change

By John Celock By a narrow two vote margin the Kansas House of Representatives approved legislation moving local and school…  Read More >

Kansas Republican Endorses Democrat

By John Celock A Republican former young elected official in Kansas has announced that he is backing a young elected…  Read More >