Revenue forecast report

NEIGHBORS: The Consensus Revenue Estimating Group released its report this week.  Details below. REVENUES IN THE TANK: The Consensus Revenue Estimating Group meets twice a year to produce the revenue and expenditures for the near future.  These are the numbers the Governor and Legislature must work with when developing their budgets in January.  Monday the CREG reported that the state will…

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Revenue update

NEIGHBORS: Just a short letter today with some new community events and an update on the state’s revenue projections.  I want you to have the latest facts about how we are doing because critical services are at stake in Kansas. REVENUE UPDATE October state revenues are $23 million below estimates.  So for the 2015 fiscal year that started July 1,…

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Budget update

Neighbors: Lots going on around our communities right now.  Hope you will get out and support our neighbors and their efforts and events. Larry and I lost two good friends this week. One was our age and died unexpectedly. The other a lovely lady who had lived a long life. Just helps keep things in perspective that it’s faith and family that matter…

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Neighborhood and revenue update

NEIGHBORS: We are enjoying our new grandson, Damon. Mom and Dad and son are doing fine.  We are truly blessed! My thanks to all those who turned out for the candidate forum at Santa Fe Trail High School this week.  The debate team and community members asked us questions. I appreciate the opportunity to visit about important issues for our state. REVENUE…

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Community events update

NEIGHBORS: I’ve been out visiting lots of city councils, school boards, and township boards.  I am impressed with the way these local leaders deal with tough issues with so few resources.  We are blessed to have neighbors willing to step up and do what is often a thankless job. Looking forward to the Carbondale Fall Celebration next weekend.  This is the time…

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