Local government

City, partners purchase new sound system for downtown Baldwin City
September 4, 2013
System should be in place for Maple Leaf Festival
Affordable Care Act nears major milestone; Brownback still opposed
September 3, 2013
In October, people without health insurance can enroll in the new health care marketplace at the healthcare.gov website for coverage that beings Jan. 1.
Groups urge Legislature to change proof-of-citizenship requirement for voter registration
September 3, 2013
Opponents say law was an “intentional effort” to make it more difficult for him to vote.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers clash over proposed changes to Hard 50 law
August 26, 2013
Legislative committee recommends attorney general’s recommendations to House, Senate
Baldwin City Council agenda for Aug. 19
August 19, 2013
Measure to lower speed limit and restrict parking on Washington Street on agenda.
Study finds most Baldwin City streets in good shape
August 13, 2013
Study recommends city spend $160,000 annually for repaving, crack sealing streets
Private roads remain thorny issue for the county
August 8, 2013
Private road southwest of Baldwin City discussed at county commission meeting
Baldwin City Council approves 2014 budget
August 6, 2013
Final budget cuts $30,000 from budget published last month
Baldwin City Council Aug. 5 agenda
August 5, 2013
Public hearing for 2014 budget on agenda
Legislative leaders will take budget meetings to universities around the state
July 30, 2013
Senate leader says meetings to provide ‘two-way communication’
Brownback appointments on agenda for special session
July 30, 2013
As many as 19 appointments could be before Legislature
County asked to fund children’s services after change in state policy
July 25, 2013
Within in the county’s 2014 budget is $44,102 in new funding for The Shelter Inc., an agency that provides services to juvenile offenders and children in need of care.
Douglas County commissioners say telecommunications decisions will save money
July 25, 2013
Douglas County commissioners made two decisions Wednesday that are expected to save the county thousands of dollars a year in telecommunication costs.
First winners of city utility contest announced
July 24, 2013
Contest promotes electronic billing, payments