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Congresswoman Sharice Davids quiet on USMCA

Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kan.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Fairway ranks the richest of Kansas towns, study finds

Fairway was ranked the richest town in Kansas in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Kansas ranks 20th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Kansas finished 20th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Kansas ranks 25th highest for state tax collections per capita

Kansas finished 25th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Fort Scott ranks the poorest of Kansas towns, study finds

Fort Scott was ranked the poorest town in Kansas in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Kansas is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Kansas, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

By the Numbers: University of Kansas ranks 69th best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

University of Kansas finished in a tie for 69th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: University of Kansas ranks 14th best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

University of Kansas finished in a tie for 14th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

Kansas ranks 27th in hospital safety analysis

Kansas finished 27th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

University of Kansas ranks 18th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

University of Kansas finished in the bottom 18th in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Johnson County has fastest growing local economy in Kansas

Johnson County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Kansas in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of Kansas ranks 67th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Kansas finished in a tie for 67th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Walmart rated top employer in Kansas, study finds

Walmart employs 20,330 workers in Kansas, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Emporia State University ranks in the bottom tier for library studies, study finds

Emporia State University finished in the bottom six in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Kansas ranks 35th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Kansas finished 35th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Kansas finishes 22nd on best state ranking

Kansas was ranked the 22nd best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Kansas rank 6th lowest in nation

The average Kansas teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $49,800, the 46th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Sedgwick County posts 284th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,172 properties in Sedgwick County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 284th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Kansas engineering program ranks 95th best in the nation, study finds

University of Kansas finished in a tie for 95th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Topeka area posts 146th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,178 properties in the Topeka area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 146th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

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