Archive for September 18th, 2011

City of Lenexa News Release: Pick Up America in Lenexa Sept. 24

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Pick Up America comes to Lenexa on Sept. 24
Pick Up America’s national trash clean-up effort will make its way through Lenexa in the Midwest Litter Fest, a 45-mile trash-grabbing event from Johnson County to Lawrence, Kan. on Saturday, Sept. 24.

The Blue River Watershed Association (BRWA) is organizing this regional event as part of the nation’s first coast-to-coast effort to reduce roadside litter. Interested citizens are invited to take part by volunteering to pick up trash along the route. Volunteers can sign up as individuals or any type of team in this family-friendly event. (more…)

City of Shawnee – Acting Fire Chief John Mattox Announced

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

 

City Manager Carol Gonzales has announced the appointment of John Mattox as

Acting Fire Chief. This appointment will be effective September 17, 2011,

following the retirement of Fire Chief Jeff Hudson. Mr. Mattox is currently

the Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal of the Shawnee Fire Department. (more…)

Kansas Congressman Tim Huelskamp – Stand up to Obama and his do nothing plan

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

President Obama just doesn’t get it.

Tonight the President will present his “jobs plan” (yes another one) to Congress and I fear it will be more of his same mantra of tax, spend, regulate, borrow, and bail out that have put us in this mess. President Obama apparently wants to spend $400 billion more and pay for it by raising taxes on hard working Americans – or simply borrowing it from the Chinese.

The President’s plan is once again an expansion of government and does nothing to end the overspending and roll back the regulation – but it will jeopardize Social Security and Medicare and add hundreds of billions of dollars to our massive national debt.

It’s no wonder the World Economic Forum recently dropped America to 5th place in the world in it’s ranking of the world’s competitive economies. They recognize that our massive deficit spending and liberal economic policies are not sustainable and that President Obama is ill equipped to deal with the problem he has created.

I need you to stand with me today. Your contribution of $100, $50, $25 or whatever you can afford will help me stand up to President Obama and tell him that we need to end the overspending and roll back the regulation.

As I travel around the Big First District, I continually heard from constituents that what we need is for Washington to get out of the way so that employers can create jobs. Kansans get it. Congress needs to roll back burdensome regulations and the uncertainties they place upon our economy and create an environment where businesses can hire workers.

I appreciate your past support and hope that you will continue to stand with me as we fight this battle for our nation’s financial future.

Best regards,

Congressman Tim Huelskamp

Police: Johnson County Community College student kidnapped, taken to ATM, dropped off later elsewhere

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Jack Harry, NBC 41 sports – KU football looks good so far, but the season is long and their opponents only get harder from here

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

NBC Action News, Channel 41 – How AMC’s move from Missouri to Kansas affects downtown

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Jay Cost – Does President Obama Really Believe He Is Still Popular?

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

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Heritage Foundation video – Honoring Constitution Day

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Bankrupt Solyndra is the logical endpoint of Obamanomics – James Pethokoukis

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

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CNET – Facebook reportedly to partner with Hulu

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

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Reuters – Private equity firms once interested in AOL change attention to struggling Yahoo

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

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Klout.com now ranks 100 million people

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

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