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Have you written a letter to or spoken with your state legislator regarding an issue this year?

Response Percent
Yes, concerning multiple issues.
 
41%
No, I have not contacted my legislator.
 
33%
Yes, concerning gun laws.
 
16%
Yes, concerning election laws.
 
8%
Yes, concerning education.
 
0%
Yes, concerning the economy, taxes or the state budget.
 
0%
Total 12
Videos
Group pushing State Fair to ban or limit smoking
May 18, 2015
The Kansas State Fair is being asked to consider banning smoking throughout the fair grounds.
Kansas lawmakers work with reduced staff for rest of session
May 18, 2015
Kansas legislators will be working with a reduced staff of secretaries and assistants now that their annual session is in overtime.
Flooding closes road near Easton in Leavenworth County
May 18, 2015
Kansas Highway 192 in Leavenworth County is now closed to all traffic over Stranger Creek, east of the Easton, due to high flood waters over the road.
Kansas legislators struggle to draft tax plan for budget fix
May 17, 2015
Kansas legislators reached what had been set as the last working day of their annual session without passing a plan to raise taxes and close the budget shortfall.
Large, $4.7M bulk solids research plant opens in Salina
May 17, 2015
A new $4.7 million research center in Salina is designed to help industry and businesses find the best methods to handle bulk solids such as sugar, salt and chemicals for manufacturing and production.
Basehor-Linwood softball program to host camp
May 17, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood softball program will host a camp for players in grades 1-9 at the high school May 26-29.
Kansas City Connection: Grinders Pizza and Celebration at the Station
May 17, 2015
There are thousands of places outside New York that claim to serve authentic New York-style Pizza, but a truly delicious slice of appropriately soft-yet-crispy pizza isn’t as easy to find as you’d think. But Grinders Pizza, at 417 E. 18th St. in the heart of the Crossroads, is the real thing.
3 Kansas universities part of unmanned aerial system team
May 14, 2015
Kansas’ three largest universities have been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration to be a part of a team that will help integrate unmanned aerial systems into the nation’s airspace.
Kansas abortion foes seek change in law to help with lawsuit
May 14, 2015
Abortion opponents are urging Kansas legislators to rewrite part of a 2011 law that imposed special health and safety regulations on abortion providers, telling state senators Wednesday that the move would eliminate an issue in a lawsuit keeping the rules from being enforced.
Bobcats finish sixth at Kaw Valley championships
May 14, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood boys track and field team took sixth place at the Kaw Valley League championships on Wednesday at Basehor-Linwood High School, finishing with a total of 54.5 points.
Kansas Senate advances energy, elections, gambling proposals
May 14, 2015
The Kansas Senate approved bills Wednesday to change the date of local elections and give legislators some say over emissions controls for power plants as one of its committees approved a proposal for reviving a Kansas City-area dog and horse racing park.
Lady Bobcats take third at KVL championships
May 14, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood girls track and field team came away with a third-place finish at the Kaw Valley League championships on Wednesday evening at Basehor-Linwood High School, scoring a total of 120 points.
Class of 2015: BLHS senior says organization is the key
May 14, 2015
Kennedy Bowers is more than prepared to make the transition from Basehor-Linwood High School Bobcat to Kansas State University Wildcat, and she says that is largely thanks to the education she received at BLHS.
Union Pacific plans to spend $120 million on Kansas rail
May 13, 2015
Union Pacific says it plans to spend about $120 million this year in Kansas to improve the state’s rail infrastructure.
Basehor-Linwood star Muldoon signs with EIU
May 13, 2015
Basehor-Linwood basketball standout Pat Muldoon inked his National Letter of Intent on Tuesday morning, making his commitment to continue his playing career at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
Fort Riley adjusts entry procedures after I-70 traffic jam
May 13, 2015
Fort Riley officials say they have adjusted entry procedures at the base after increased security measures clogged Interstate 70 earlier this week.
Face to Face: Edwardsville paramedic Christy Johnson
May 13, 2015
Leading up to National EMS Week, we chat with Christy Johnson, paramedic with the Edwardsville EMS Department.
Kansas officials to urge schools to teach financial literacy
May 13, 2015
Kansas legislators and State Board of Education members are launching a campaign to encourage public schools to teach students financial literacy.
Ray Cox remembered as truly dedicated to his community
May 13, 2015
Not even cancer could keep Ray Cox from fulfilling his service to the community. Even in the last few months, when his fight against the disease became the hardest, Cox attended every USD 204 Board of Education meeting possible.
Kansas legislators considering tax fixes to fill shortfall
May 13, 2015
Kansas legislators are continuing to discuss proposals to raise taxes to fill a projected budget shortfall as the end of their annual session nears.