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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
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Kansas City Chiefs exec to give leadership lecture at KU
April 2, 2015
Kansas City Chiefs President Mark Donovan is scheduled to give a lecture on leadership at Kansas University.
2 Kansas school districts to close early because of budgets
April 2, 2015
Two school districts plan to end the school year early to save money.
Bobcats’ bats come alive against Tonganoxie
April 2, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood baseball team defeated Kaw Valley League foe Tonganoxie on Wednesday, taking a 13-7 victory over the visiting Chieftains.
Kansas Senate to vote on tighter rules for social services
April 2, 2015
The Kansas Senate is preparing for a final vote on tighter rules for social services as lawmakers look toward their annual spring break.
Face to Face: Basehor librarian Janice Garcia
April 2, 2015
Janice Garcia of the Basehor Community Library shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Kansas House panel to review Democratic lawmaker’s remarks
April 1, 2015
Six Kansas legislators are reviewing a complaint against a Democratic lawmaker over her remarks during a committee meeting.
Insurance companies say 2014 exchange members older, sicker
April 1, 2015
Two companies that sell health insurance on the Kansas exchange say people who signed up last year tended to be older and sicker than they had anticipated.
BLHS senior noted among incoming Pitt State students
April 1, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School senior Quinnlyn Walcott was among 37 future freshmen selected for Pittsburg State University’s fall Honors College.
Youth sports reviewed at Basehor library
April 1, 2015
“Youth Sports and Volunteer Coaches: It’s About the Kids” will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Basehor Community Library, 1400 158th St.
Basehor library program offers tips on butterfly, bird habitats
April 1, 2015
The Basehor Community Library will present “Living Landscape,” a program reviewing how to attract birds and butterflies to yards and gardens, Tuesday at the library.
USD 458 bond issue supporters make final push
April 1, 2015
Though it has been stated many times, supporters of a $16 million bond issue for USD 458 want to make one thing clear: it will not raise property taxes.
Midwest economy: state of Kansas report for March
April 1, 2015
The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group has provided a look at the Kansas business conditions for March.
Bonner, Basehor split baseball doubleheader
April 1, 2015
The Bonner Springs and Basehor-Linwood baseball teams split a doubleheader on Tuesday evening at Bonner Spring High School, with the Bobcats winning the first game 8-7 and the Braves taking the second game 13-5.
Hallmark seeks to cut 200 jobs in next several months
March 31, 2015
Hallmark Cards is offering a buyout program as it tries to cut 200 jobs by this summer.
Ag Department to estimate farmers’ spring planting plans
March 31, 2015
The Agriculture Department plans to release its estimate of farmers’ spring planting plans.
Kansas officials await word on this month’s tax collections
March 31, 2015
Kansas officials are waiting to see whether state tax collections this month met expectations.
Bonner-area man named state ‘king’ of weight loss
March 31, 2015
After Jim Erickson was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s, his doctor had one major instruction for him: Lose weight.
High court to hear Kansas plea to reinstate death sentences
March 30, 2015
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear Kansas’ appeal to reinstate death sentences for two brothers in the fatal shootings of four people and for another man convicted of killing a couple.
Remember When for April 2, 2015
March 30, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Easter a clear favorite for hard-boiled egg fan
March 30, 2015
One of my happiest memories of Easter is the coloring and devouring of boiled eggs.