KSDE Receives $100,000 Grant to Help Bring Local Flour to Child Nutrition Programs

Topeka, KS— A $100,000 federal grant will help the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) connect child nutrition programs in the state with locally produced flour. This federal grant will allow KSDE to award subgrants through a competitive application process. The funds will also support education, equipment and assistance in accessing locally produced flour. Child […]

Tips to Keep School Lunches Safe

By Taylor Jamison, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS— It is almost time for school to begin again, so among many other preparations, parents and kids are getting ready to pack lunches.   Good food safety should be practiced with any type of food preparation, but Kansas State University food scientist Karen […]

Sen. Moran Speaks on Senate Floor Calling on President to Unleash American Energy

Washington, D.C.– U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (Kan.) today spoke on the U.S. Senate Floor calling on President Biden to prioritize American energy and decrease dependence on foreign powers for oil production. This follows the President’s recent travels to Saudi Arabia to discuss the country’s oil and energy production. “My state of Kansas is an energy […]

Health Officials Release State Plan to Reduce Obesity

““The plan focuses on strategies for each age group which can make a direct impact on the environment contributing to chronic health conditions, with a particular focus on obesity,” said Fahad Khan, Director of Community Analysis. “While the plan was coordinated by OSDH, it will take all partners working together to accomplish the goals and objectives set forth to achieve Governor Kevin Stitt’s goal of being a top 10 state.””

Governor Laura Kelly Highlights Child Nutrition While Distributing Food to Kansas Students

Topeka, KS– Governor Laura Kelly today distributed food to dozens of Kansas kids at Seaman School District’s Logan Elementary School in Topeka to highlight the Summer Food Service Program. The program, administered through the Kansas Department of Education, provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to keep children fed during the months they’re not in school. […]

OBGYN Sen. Marshall Leads Senate Hearing on Abortion Laws Following Reversal of Roe vs Wade

“I’m looking forward to informing the American public why the Supreme Court’s decision is a positive development for our country and setting the record straight in the face of radical pro-abortion fearmongering. I appreciate Ranking Member Burr for yielding me the opportunity to use my knowledge and background as an OBGYN who delivered more than 5,000 babies to lead this hearing, Sen. Marshall”