News for Topeka KS - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Topeka Kansas. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/topeka-ks News for Topeka KS - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/topeka-ks https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Wed, 07 Dec 2022 21:54:33 -0600 Kansas Commission on Disability Concerns Disability News Message - December 7, 2022 Job Vacancy Announcements AbilityJobFair for Amazon - The Online Career Fair for Job Seekers with Disabilities is December 8th at Noon.  https://www.americantowns.com/news/kansas-commission-on-disability-concerns-disability-news-message-december-7-2022-31501269-topeka-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/kansas-commission-on-disability-concerns-disability-news-message-december-7-2022-31501269-topeka-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Laura Kelly Announces Groundbreaking of Sports Complex in Overland Park OVERLAND PARK – Governor Laura Kelly on Dec 7th, announced the groundbreaking of the 420,000-square-foot multi-sport complex at the https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-announces-groundbreaking-of-sports-complex-in-overland-park-31501273-overland-park-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-announces-groundbreaking-of-sports-complex-in-overland-park-31501273-overland-park-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Sen. Moran Applauds Bell Textron for Winning Army Helicopter Contract Sen. Moran Applauds Bell Textron for Winning Army Helicopter Contract WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today applauded Bell https://www.americantowns.com/news/sen-moran-applauds-bell-textron-for-winning-army-helicopter-contract-31500111-vassar-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/sen-moran-applauds-bell-textron-for-winning-army-helicopter-contract-31500111-vassar-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Laura Kelly Directs Flags be Flown at Half-Staff for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day TOPEKA – In accordance with Executive Order 20-30, Governor Laura Kelly ordered flags throughout the State of Kansas to be flown at half-staff https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-directs-flags-be-flown-at-halfstaff-for-pearl-harbor-remembrance-day-31500499-topeka-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-directs-flags-be-flown-at-halfstaff-for-pearl-harbor-remembrance-day-31500499-topeka-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Laura Kelly Announces Administration Appointments - December 6, 2022 TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly on Dec 6th, announced appointments to the following state authority, council, and commission.?   https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-announces-administration-appointments-december-6-2022-31500515-topeka-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-announces-administration-appointments-december-6-2022-31500515-topeka-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Laura Kelly Announces the Departure of Senior Advisor for Federal and State Affairs Shelbie Konkel TOPEKA – On Dec 6th, Governor Laura Kelly announced that Shelbie Konkel, Senior Advisor for Federal and State Affairs, will leave the https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-announces-the-departure-of-senior-advisor-for-federal-and-state-affairs-shelbie-konkel-31500521-topeka-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-announces-the-departure-of-senior-advisor-for-federal-and-state-affairs-shelbie-konkel-31500521-topeka-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Marshall, Warren, Kennedy, Call on Silvergate, Bank that Handled Bankrupt Crypto Firm FTX's Funds, to Release All Records on Improper Transfer Marshall, Warren, Kennedy, Call on Silvergate, Bank that Handled Bankrupt Crypto Firm FTX's Funds, to Release All Records on Improper Transfer U.S. https://www.americantowns.com/news/marshall-warren-kennedy-call-on-silvergate-bank-that-handled-bankrupt-crypto-firm-ftxs-funds-to-release-all-records-on-improper-transfer-31500767-edgerton-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/marshall-warren-kennedy-call-on-silvergate-bank-that-handled-bankrupt-crypto-firm-ftxs-funds-to-release-all-records-on-improper-transfer-31500767-edgerton-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Kansas Commission on Disability Concerns Disability News Message - December 5, 2022 Colorado Employment First Summits and Resource Fair Planning! The Colorado Office of Employment First (COEF) in partnership with Colorado's https://www.americantowns.com/news/kansas-commission-on-disability-concerns-disability-news-message-december-5-2022-31499877-topeka-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/kansas-commission-on-disability-concerns-disability-news-message-december-5-2022-31499877-topeka-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Laura Kelly Announces the Departure of Secretary of Administration, Chief Information Technology Officer DeAngela Burns-Wallace TOPEKA – On Dec 5th, Governor Laura Kelly announced the departure of Secretary of Administration and Chief Information Technology Officer https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-announces-the-departure-of-secretary-of-administration-chief-information-technology-officer-deangela-burnswallace-31499880-topeka-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-announces-the-departure-of-secretary-of-administration-chief-information-technology-officer-deangela-burnswallace-31499880-topeka-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Laura Kelly Appoints Elizabeth H. Sweeney-Reeder and Richard M. Fisher Jr. to Fill New 6th Judicial District Court Positions TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly on Dec 5th, appointed Elizabeth H. Sweeney-Reeder of Paola and Richard M. Fisher Jr. of Osawatomie to two https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-appoints-elizabeth-h-sweeneyreeder-and-richard-m-fisher-jr-to-fill-new-6th-judicial-district-court-positions-31499887-topeka-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-appoints-elizabeth-h-sweeneyreeder-and-richard-m-fisher-jr-to-fill-new-6th-judicial-district-court-positions-31499887-topeka-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Remembering Senator Bob Dole Remembering Senator Bob Dole WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (Kan.) today released the following statement marking the inaugural Bob https://www.americantowns.com/news/remembering-senator-bob-dole-31500106-vermillion-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/remembering-senator-bob-dole-31500106-vermillion-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Sen. Marshall: Cryptocurrency Is A Threat To Our National Security Sen. Marshall: Cryptocurrency Is A Threat To Our National Security U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. today pressed Rostin Behnam, Chairman of the https://www.americantowns.com/news/sen-marshall-cryptocurrency-is-a-threat-to-our-national-security-31498403-vassar-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/sen-marshall-cryptocurrency-is-a-threat-to-our-national-security-31498403-vassar-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Laura Kelly Announces Kansas on Track to Implement ‘Axe the Food Tax’ Renews Call to Legislature to Completely and Immediately Eliminate the Tax  TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly on Dec 2nd, announced that https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-announces-kansas-on-track-to-implement-axe-the-food-tax-31498923-topeka-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-laura-kelly-announces-kansas-on-track-to-implement-axe-the-food-tax-31498923-topeka-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Kansan to Kansan: Week of November 28, 2022 Santa Delivers Annual Christmas Tree to Cedar Crest "We are getting into the holiday spirit at Cedar Crest. Thank you to the Kansas Christmas Tree https://www.americantowns.com/news/kansan-to-kansan-week-of-november-28-2022-31498934-topeka-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/kansan-to-kansan-week-of-november-28-2022-31498934-topeka-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Kansans Taking Multi-Pronged Approach To Halt Listing of the Lesser Prairie Chicken Kansans Taking Multi-Pronged Approach To Halt Listing of the Lesser Prairie Chicken Kansas U.S. Senators Roger Marshall, M.D. and Jerry Moran, as https://www.americantowns.com/news/kansans-taking-multipronged-approach-to-halt-listing-of-the-lesser-prairie-chicken-31499384-damar-ks.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/kansans-taking-multipronged-approach-to-halt-listing-of-the-lesser-prairie-chicken-31499384-damar-ks.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600