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President Obama spikes Keystone XL bill


President Barack Obama has fulfilled his promise and vetoed legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The president retains his authority to approve or reject an application by TransCanada to cross the border between Canada and the United States to build the pipeline from western Canadian oil sands fields to Steele City, Nebraska. […] Read More »

Domestic Violence Funding


Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has joined with attorneys general from 46 other states in asking Congress to reauthorize federal programs directed at keeping women and families safe from domestic violence.  The law, known as the Violence Against Women Act, was first passed in 1994. The law was last reauthorized in 2006. In their letter of support, the attorneys general ... Read More »

Coupon 101


Clipping coupons hardly sounds like a lesson on high finance.  Save fifty cents on cat litter, dish soap, a few boxes of cereal.  Who has the time?  In the United States, we redeemed 3.3 billion coupons last year – a remarkable 27 percent leap from 2008, according to a report listed by Inmar, a coupon processing agent.  The individual amounts ... Read More »