Longbine, Schreiber react to bipartisan Medicaid expansion agreement
9 Jan 2020 at 4:38pm

Governor Laura Kelly and Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning unveiled a bipartisan proposal for Medicaid expansion Thursday.  Representative Mark Schreiber, also a Republican from Emporia, said he had not yet heard many details about the bill, but was hopeful to see it come to the House for debate.Overall, he said the compromise was what good p...


Pats on the Back
23 Nov 2019 at 4:31pm

Each week, The Gazette salutes those who make Emporia and the surrounding area a better place to live and work. The following folks deserve a pat on the back ... Local politicians Mark Schreiber, Jon Geitz and Rollie Martin along with the League of Women Voters for helping citizens learn how to best communicate with those they have elected.


Emporia's Longbine, Schreiber call for change in online sales tax policy afte...
3 Oct 2019 at 3:29pm

Lawmakers had passed some internet sales tax provisions relating to out-of-state companies this past session, but the governor vetoed those, mentioning concerns about budget stability. The Republican plans would have established a floor of $100,000 in gross retail receipts before the online tax mechanism kicked in. Kelly's plan, according to S...


KCSDV honors SOS, Schreiber
6 Aug 2019 at 3:23pm

On Wednesday, people and projects were honored with statewide awards for exceptional and innovative work in Kansas to prevent and end sexual and domestic violence. The Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence’s Executive Director Joyce Grover also presented service awards to three retiring KCSDV Board of Directors (Board) members ...


A Doctor's Note Might Get You Off The Hook For Possessing CBD With THC In Kansas
11 Jul 2019 at 3:19pm

 A new Kansas law provides some protection for people possessing CBD oil containing limited amounts of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. The new statute that took effect July 1 is aimed at helping people treat debilitating conditions such as seizures. Parents of children with those conditions asked lawmakers to approve the change....