Documents 2008

Documents for February 2008

Congressional Record - Extensions of Remarks February 26, 2008
February 29, 2008
Mrs. BOYDA of Kansas. Madam Speaker, earlier this month, the University of Kansas and Fort Leavenworth agreed to conduct a pilot program that would allow Wounded Warriors, both active duty and retired, the opportunity to complete a graduate degree program and then return to the Army to work in assignments at Fort Leavenworth related to their recently earned degrees.
Big 12 Spotlight 02-27-08
February 27, 2008
Check out the print version of this week's Big 12 Spotlight section.
Petition of forcible detainer against Last Call
February 26, 2008
Petition from the owner of the property at 729 New Hampshire Street to remove Last Call from its premises.
Sandy Praeger's testimony on Stranger/ Investor- Oriented Life Insurance
February 24, 2008
See testimony delivered by Sandy Praeger, a Lawrence resident who serves as Kansas commissioner of insurance, to the Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee regarding Stranger/Investor-Oriented Life .
Snow removal ordinance locations 2003-08
February 22, 2008
The list of locations that city officials have provided warnings to regarding the city's snow removal ordinance from 2003 to early 2008.
Orange Bowl Travel Party
February 20, 2008
The attached document contains the list of names of those who travelled to KU's 2008 Orange Bowl game. In all instances, the most specific title information available was used. If there is no title information available, no information could be found or the person is an unknown relative of another guest.
Letter to James M. Andrew, Administrator of the USDA's Rural Development Utilities Programs
February 15, 2008
The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's quest to Administrator Andrew to requesting information regarding how the Rural Development Utilities Programs/Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is addressing the financial risks associated with the construction of new coal-fired power plants without emissions controls for greenhouse gases, when RUS provides taxpayer-subsidized loans and loan guarantees for such plants.
Investigation findings
February 13, 2008
Read the finding of the Attorney General's investigation.
Liver Transplantation: An inside look
February 13, 2008
The removal of a liver and the transplantation of a new one into a patient is a lengthy process. The surgery can take up to 12 hours to complete, and in some cases requires massive amounts of blood transfusion throughout the operation. Here is a look at the procedure.
Awaiting their second chance
February 13, 2008
A look at organ transplant candidates in the region.
Implementation Detail Of Cereal Malt Beverage Sales Plan
February 8, 2008
The Kansas Union proposal to allow the sale of 3.2 beer in the Jaybowl and Hawk's Next.
Sidewalk Map: City of Lawrence, Kansas
February 4, 2008
Proposed repairs to Lawrence's sidewalks.
Lap Bands: Worth the weight?
February 3, 2008
As the obesity epidemic has skyrocketed, so have the number of weight loss surgeries. It's a procedure that research shows is becoming less risky and can dramatically improve long-term health. Just ask Elizabeth "Bizz" O'Brien and her daughter Dawn, who drew on her retirement so they could have weight loss surgery. Two years later and a combined 250 pounds lighter, the two say they want to be the poster women for Lap-Band surgery.
T2030 Roadway System Plan
February 2, 2008
The development of Transportation 2030 sought a careful balance between four critical, interrelated elements: land use, level of service, transportation improvements, and available financial resources. As a result, considerable effort was expended reviewing the needs that would result from projected growth and analyzing the level of service of the current and future roadway system.
Governor weighs in on energy bills proposed in Legislature
February 1, 2008
Governor weighs in on energy bills proposed in Legislature: Sebelius sends letter to legislative leaders detailing compromise that was turned down