Documents 2009

Documents for December 2009

Kelly withdrawal annoucement
December 31, 2009
News release from Laura Kelly's campaign announcing that she will not run for the 2nd Congressional District seat.
KU men's basketball turnover percentage
December 29, 2009
The KU men's basketball team's turnover percentage during the Bill Self era.
Kansas Helping Crime Victims
December 24, 2009
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six released this guide to victims' assistance programs in Kansas.
Graduated Driver License Requirements for Teen Drivers
December 23, 2009
These charts outline the differences between the existing driver's license rules (in effect until Jan. 1) and the new graduated driver's license rules (effective Jan. 1).
A Broken Promise To Our Children: The 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 11 Years Later
December 22, 2009
The annual report on states' funding of tobacco prevention programs was released by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
KUMC's USDA Inspection Report
December 21, 2009
A report made by U.S. Department of Agriculture inspectors about the Kansas University Medical Center's animal research program.
City recreation facility survey
December 18, 2009
A Lawrence Parks and Recreation survey regarding possible future recreation options.
Ready or Not? Protecting the Public's Health from Disease, Disasters, and Bioterrorism
December 18, 2009
The seventh annual report "Ready or Not? Protecting the Public's Health from Disease, Disasters, and Bioterrorism" was released by Trust For America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It contains state-by-state health preparedness scores based on 10 key indicators of public health emergency preparedness.
At a Crossroads: Is Health Coverage Ahead for America?
December 16, 2009
The Families USA report shows how many Kansans could gain health coverage under a Senate health care reform bill being debated in Congress.
KU's settlement with coach Mark Mangino
December 16, 2009
KU agreed to pay former football coach Mark Mangino $3 million as part of his agreement to resign from his position as coach.
Senate Ways and Means agenda
December 15, 2009
Senate panel's agenda to go over budget issues
Preventing Obesity in the Child Care Setting
December 11, 2009
The report examines how Kansas fares when it comes to requiring nutritious foods and exercise in child care centers and child care homes.
KU Housing Rate Proposal
December 10, 2009
The December agenda for the Kansas Board of Regents include a proposal to increase student housing rates at KU.
State school funding reductions
December 9, 2009
Kansas Department of Education memo details estimated cuts to each school district.
Connetics Corp. Motion for Settlement
December 3, 2009
Tom Wiggans, a Democratic candidate for Kansas governor, was part of a lawsuit recently settled involving Connetics Corp. in California.
The Fiscal Survey of States
December 3, 2009
Recent report on financial condition of states by the National Governors Association based on information from state budget officers
Order of suspension for De Soto day care
December 3, 2009
KDHE's emergency order of suspension for Cheryl J. Schuler Day Care Home in De Soto.
Wiggans Settlement
December 3, 2009
This is a copy of proposed settlement between Connetics and investors that was later approved by a federal court. Connectics' chief executive was Thomas Wiggans, a Democratic candidate for governor. Investors had alleged securities fraud on the part of Connetics. Wiggans denied wrongdoing.
Connetics Corp. - Judge's Order
December 3, 2009
A federal judge in California in October approved a settlement of a class-action lawsuit involving Connetics Corp.
Russell Pieken Lawsuit Complaint
December 1, 2009
Russell W. Pieken, a former adjunct professor and consultant at Baker University, has sued the university in federal district court alleging he was denied benefits.
Baker University Lawsuit Response
December 1, 2009
Baker University officials have asked a federal judge to dismiss a wrongful termination lawsuit a former adjunct professor — once the university’s highest-paid employee — filed earlier this year.