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Feb 14

Kansas Governors' Collections in the KGI Online Library

Posted to KGI Online Library on February 14, 2019 at 3:30 PM by Bill Sowers

The State Library of Kansas has created special collections within the KGI Online Library of publications issued by or about Kansas governors. Check out the article with links in the KGI Blog this week...

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Jul 26

KGI Special Collection: Governor Sam Brownback

Posted to KGI Online Library on July 26, 2018 at 8:48 AM by Bill Sowers

The State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library begins a series of special collections on material issued by former Kansas governors with the Governor Sam Brownback Special Collection...

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Dec 18

Governors' News Releases

Posted to KGI Online Library on December 18, 2015 at 2:45 PM by Bill Sowers

News releases by government officials are something akin to a "daily diary" of government agencies and administrators.  They are usually short announcements of activities, programs, memorials, calls to action, appointments, bill signings or vetoes, funding availabilities or opinions on federal, local or international news events.  They can be used to express approval or disapproval of legislation or court rulings.  On a lighter side they can also promote the participation of government in cultural or social events such as book fairs, egg hunts, tree lightings and music festivals.

An avid researcher of political history is well advised to look through these seemingly ephemeral, newsy notices.  They are often helpful in giving a sense of what government is about.

The Kansas Government Information (KGI) Online Library has press releases for three Kansas governors online:
The news releases are collected and added to KGI at the end of each year so we'll be adding Governor Sam Brownback's 2015 News Releases in January, 2016.  The current media releases of Governor Brownback can be found at: