July 20, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: coronavirus

KSHSAA board members who voted for, against spectators disclosed

Many members of the Kansas State High School Athletics Association Board of Directors (KSHSAA) who voted against having spectators for…

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Gov. Kelly wants legislative approval for statewide mask mandate

Gov. Laura Kelly told reporters on Wednesday that she intends to host bipartisan talks with legislative leaders to craft a…

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CDC: Kansas COVID deaths have average 2.7 comorbidities

The vast majority of deaths reported due to coronavirus involved patients with multiple underlying conditions, or comorbidities, the CDC reported…

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Kelly vetos emergency response bill, turns restrictions over to counties

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly Tuesday vetoed a sweeping emergency response bill passed by the legislature in the waning moments of…

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COVID cases trending down in many counties but Kelly extends lockdown

Kanas Governor Laura Kelly yesterday extended her statewide lockdown order through May 3, even though many counties have decidedly downward…

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Kansas senators concerned about state’s use of Unacast GPS tracking

Last week the Sentinel reported that the State of Kansas was using GPS data from aggregator Unacast to track Kansans’…

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Kansas, Missouri far below national average on COVID-19 cases

Many media reports on COVID-19 cases focus only on the total number of cases in each state, but the population…

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Kansas waives penalty, interest on 1Q 2020 estimated tax payments

The Kansas Department of Revenue this morning announced the waiver of penalty and interest for the first quarter 2020 estimated tax…

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Cell phone tracking system raises privacy concerns for Kansans

The Kansas Justice Institute on Wednesday warned of potential privacy issues surrounding the use of data from a cell phone…

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Democrats delay coronavirus stimulus bill with “ideological wish list”

Reports coming out of Washington show House and Senate Democrats are holding the big coronavirus stimulus bill hostage in hopes…

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Coronavirus statistics update

Update May 3 at 9:00 am: Final results for May 2 Kansas has 1,591 cases per million of population vs.…

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Covid-19 coronavirus statistics encouraging so far

While caution must be exercised to control the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, the statistics on the number of severe…

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State budget boosts SGF spending $1 billion over 2 years

The Kansas legislature approved revisions to the state budget for this year and next year last night and then quickly…

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Gov. Kelly allows restaurants to remain open during coronavirus scare

Update 8:35 am.  Johnson County says its 15-day closure of restaurants and bars will remain in place. Kansas Governor Laura…

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Kudos to KC Star on the courage to say ‘we were wrong’

Give a tip of the hat to Kansas City Star Assistant City Editor Maria Martin. Last week the Star ran…

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