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Federal stimulus money creates thousands of jobs in Kansas

The Kansas transportation secretary says federal stimulus money have brought more than 3,300 transportation jobs to the state.

Kansas to use stimulus funds to give families one-time benefit payout

Kansas plans to send 15,000 poor families a one-time benefits payment of $400, starting next week.

Report shows inefficiencies in energy program

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.

American Indian tribes get $1B from stimulus

Seventy-six American Indian tribes across the country will share $1 billion in economic stimulus money to help create jobs and revitalize Indian communities.

KU uses stimulus funds to put 'dent' in deferred maintenance backlog

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.

KU asking regents for permission to build 'green technology' lab

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 gets federal dollars to improve health record management

Kansas has received $1.7 million in federal stimulus funds to plan improvements in its handling of electronic health records.

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North Lawrence intersection will be closed for months longer

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.

Bids for brick street, bike path projects in Lawrence come in below estimates

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 KU students benefit from $1,000 grants

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.

Contractors ready for stimulus-fed recession rebound

• 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 ...

Stimulus brings road projects to Kansas

Kansas has planned 150 road construction projects this upcoming season, in part thanks to the federal stimulus.

Westar selected to receive $19 million for ‘smart grid’ test project in Lawrence

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.

SLT needs funds to move forward

The Kansas Department of Transportation could seek money for the South Lawrence Trafficway as part of a statewide construction and maintenance funding plan.

Lied Center, arts center gain stimulus funds

A pair of Lawrence organizations received stimulus funding.