The Kansas transportation secretary says federal stimulus money have brought more than 3,300 transportation jobs to the state.
Kansas plans to send 15,000 poor families a one-time benefits payment of $400, starting next week.
Six months after the start of a $34 million program to make Kansas homes more energy efficient and create more jobs, only 13 people have been helped and few jobs have been created, according to a news report.
Seventy-six American Indian tribes across the country will share $1 billion in economic stimulus money to help create jobs and revitalize Indian communities.
Armed with an extra $7 million in federal stimulus dollars over the last two years, Kansas University has been able to address more of its ongoing deferred maintenance backlog than usual.
Stimulus funds, research dollars will finance construction
The Kansas University Center for Research will seek authorization on Thursday for construction of a $21.6 million “green technologies” engineering laboratory.
Kansas has received $1.7 million in federal stimulus funds to plan improvements in its handling of electronic health records.
Unexpected underground discoveries are pushing back completion dates and adding to the cost of rebuilding the intersection of North Second and Locust streets in North Lawrence.
In their last meeting of the year, Lawrence city commissioners received a nice parting gift, courtesy of the federal stimulus and local contractors.
More than 1,300 students on Kansas University’s Lawrence campus will be getting a $1,000 holiday gift from KU for the spring semester.
• With millions of dollars pouring into road and repair projects throughout the country, state, northeast Kansas and, yes, right here in Lawrence, contractors suddenly are being called upon to lift the country out of its economic pothole. • The ...
Kansas has planned 150 road construction projects this upcoming season, in part thanks to the federal stimulus.
Lawrence homes could be the first in the state outfitted with smart electric meters, thanks to a federal stimulus package geared toward modernizing the country’s power grid.
The Kansas Department of Transportation could seek money for the South Lawrence Trafficway as part of a statewide construction and maintenance funding plan.
A pair of Lawrence organizations received stimulus funding.