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Monday, March 27, 2017
The Kansas Legislature is preparing to resolve several issues that are critical to the future of Kansas. The Kansas School Equity and Enhancement Act was presented this week and met with objection from many taxpayers. The proposal was compiled using enrollment figures for the previous four years and adding all-day kindergarten to the formula. I will be discussing the proposal with the other ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Political
Monday, March 20, 2017
This week in the state legislature we participated in the 56 th Annual Prayer Breakfast, where government, education, business, and industry leaders in Kansas come together to pray and enjoy fellowship with one another. The House of Representatives adopted HR 6022 and the Senate SR 1725 in honor of pastors, priests, ministers and rabbis in Kansas. We are reminded by this group to remember the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Political, Press Release
Monday, March 06, 2017
General Orders is a time when the entire House forms into a single committee called the Committee of the Whole. We discuss and vote on moving bills to Final Action. That committee can amend bills; send them back to the original committee or vote on them. Legislators can offer amendments, become opponents or proponents, and voice their support or opposition at “the well”, which is the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
Monday, March 06, 2017
Ben Kitchens Painting Co., Inc . , has earned the home serv ice industry ' s coveted Angi e ' s List Supe r Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer se rvice to members of the l oca l serv ic es marketplace and consumer review site in 2016. This achievement is particularly significant as Ang i e ' s Li st experienced unprecedented member growth in 2016. More ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
This week is the week in the Kansas legislature bills were presented from different committees for approval or dismissal. The issues varied from restricting hunters to dealing with the budget. The emotions ran high when legislative groups within the Legislature who had previously enjoyed a majority voting bloc discovered they are now the minority. The House demonstrated with passing the tax bill ...read more
Categories: Community, Papers/Research, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The Light Is Getting Brighter With Dave Baker The energy level in Topeka accelerated to new level this week. We accomplished several major goals and are researching several issues to make life better in Kansas. The governor has been leading a group down a path to zero income tax for five years and it appears to have reached the end. Kansans have through suffered the consequences of state ...read more
Categories: Political
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Famous "Big Red One" To Hold 2017 Reunion in Kansas City, Missouri. Ambler, PA - Veterans of the Army's renowned 1st Infantry Division, the Big Red One, will hold their 98th Annual Reunion in Kansas City, Missouri from July 26-30, 2017 at the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. The reunion will be conducted by the Big Red One veterans' organization, the Society of the First ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, January 06, 2017
NEW EDC DIRECTOR OFFICIALLY ARRIVES IN JUNCTION CITY JAN. 06, 2017 New EDC Director officially arrives in Junction City Derek Smith, 1/5/2017 The Daily Union, Vol 156, No. 87, Page 1 New Economic Development Commission Director Mickey Fornaro-Dean has officially arrived in Junction City. Dean arrived earlier this week, and has been impressed so far with everything she has seen. “I was ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Governor’s Council of Economic Advisor’s Executive Director, Stan Ahlerich will take a new role as Executive Director of Workforce and Innovation at the Kansas Department of Commerce. “We at Commerce are very happy that we will continue to reap the benefits of having someone with as much experience and knowledge as Stan Ahlerich,” said Kansas Commerce Secretary ...read more
Categories: Community, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article, Political
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Chamber of Commerce CEO Talks Growth and Partnerships AUGUST 31, 2016 BY DEANGELA MCDOUGALD 0 COMMENTS The Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce has a new logo (pictured to the right) and a slew of new members to celebrate it with. Dennis Beson, Chamber of Commerce CEO says that Chamber of Commerce membership totals have steadily increased since last August. “When I got here there was 298 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Alix Kunkle m.editor@thedailyunion.net As a result of its branding campaign, the Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce has introduced a new, consolidated logo that hopes to emphasize unity and growth. The new logo is red, white and blue, in the shape of the United States, with an image of a crossroads with the sun rising in the center. It’s already being used on the EDC website. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release