Headlines Tagged with Kansas — 2,402 headlines found
There are just eight places that sell tobacco and/or e-cigarettes in Leawood, but they might soon find their clientele more restricted if this week’s positive reaction by City Council members to the Tobacco 21 initiative is any indication.
Apr 20, 2016 Kansas City (MO) Star
added Apr 20, 2016 15:08
come July 1, the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska must share their accounting with the state under tribal-state compacts that passed unanimously in the Kansas Legislature and were signed by Gov. Sam Brownback on Wed
Apr 8, 2016 Winfield (KS) Courier
added Apr 8, 2016 04:20
Labette County commissioners agreed Monday on prohibiting tobacco use entirely by county employees during working hours. The board also agreed that vaping, or e-cigarettes, should be prohibited from all county-owned buildings and vehicles. Now, county pol
Apr 5, 2016 Parsons (KS) Sun
added Apr 5, 2016 16:59
Gov. Sam Brownback met with House and Senate leaders one day after February tax revenue fell $53 million below expectations to discuss leveraging the state’s share of tobacco litigation settlement funds to supplement the beleaguered state treasury, sourc
Mar 13, 2016 Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Mar 13, 2016 11:32
Citigroup boasted to Kansas officials of its expertise in tobacco securitization, documents show, as child advocates charge Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration is pursuing a sale of future tobacco settlement payments to help close the budget deficit.
Mar 11, 2016 Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Mar 11, 2016 23:02
Cotsoradis claimed a plan was in the works to sell future tobacco settlement payments, worth about $600 million, for $400 million, which would go directly into the state’s general fund. The proceeds from the multi-state lawsuit against tobacco companies
Mar 11, 2016 Hutchinson (KS) News
added Mar 11, 2016 16:17
Shannon Cotsoradis, the president of Kansas Action for Children, says she has reason to believe that Gov. Sam Brownback wants to securitize a settlement reached decades... The state receives more than $50 million a year from that settlement, which it uses
Mar 9, 2016 KMUW 89.1 Wichita (KS) Public Radio
added Mar 9, 2016 19:01
The settlement currently provides about $50 million a year for early education and other children’s programs. But Shannon Cotsoradis, the president of Kansas Action for Children, says lawmakers are talking about trading those annual payments for $400 mi
Mar 8, 2016 KMUW 89.1 Wichita (KS) Public Radio
added Mar 8, 2016 22:00
City Council on Monday approved draft language for an ordinance that would make it illegal to sell tobacco products or e-cigarettes to anyone under 21 years old.
Mar 8, 2016 Prairie Village (KS) Post
added Mar 8, 2016 17:55
Kansas has negotiated agreements with two resident tribes to improve accounting for cigarettes and tobacco products sold on tribal lands.
Mar 2, 2016 Kansas City infoZine
added Mar 3, 2016 12:23