Jul 01, · A federal bankruptcy judge Wednesday delayed a ruling on whether a group of creditors can sue McClatchy Co. in connection with a debt refinancing until after potential buyers submit their. TOPEKA, Kan. — (AP) — Establishment Republicans who'd been coy for months about the GOP primary for Kansas’ open Senate seat are increasingly putting their thumbs on the scale, hoping to. Nov 14, · The two operators of about a dozen well-known Kansas City restaurants sought bankruptcy protection within days of one another, with both saying the .
In , its operations were taken over by a group of Miami businessmen led by Jorge Perez, a group that had acquired control of nearly two dozen distressed rural hospitals across the United States. Last week, a member of the group, David Byrns, was charged in federal court in Kansas City with one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud.
The Unionville hospital was the subject of a scorching audit more than two years ago by Missouri State Auditor Nichole Galloway, who questioned the legality of a lab billing scheme orchestrated by the group. Byrns stands accused of submitting fraudulent laboratory test claims on behalf of patients who never set foot in Putnam County Memorial Hospital. Court documents indicate the criminal case has been transferred to Florida for a future plea and sentencing.
About a dozen other hospitals operated by Perez and his associates are now in bankruptcy. Under the auspices of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy trustee, Hillsboro Community Hospital's finances have stabilized.
RHG plans to fund its purchase with its own money as well as a loan from the Bank of Hays, according to bankruptcy court documents.
You can reach him on Twitter DanMargolies. Search Query Show Search. Special Series. Sign Up. Show Search Search Query. Play Live Radio. Next Up:. Roger Marshall to victory over polarizing conservative Kris Kobach. The political action committee's director previously worked for a Republican congressman and the state's GOP attorney general, and the group shares a media company with U.
Marshall, the congressman for western Kansas, has racked up key business and anti-abortion endorsements. Even President Donald Trump stepped in last month, persuading the anti-tax, free-market Club for Growth to abandon a multi-million-dollar ad campaign against Marshall ahead of the Aug. Establishment Republicans have increasingly taken the extra step of rallying to Marshall's cause after months of publicly doubting Kobach's ability to win the November general election because of his loss in the governor's race.
They're growing more vocal about describing Marshall as the best alternative for keeping the Kansas seat out of play in a potentially difficult fall for defending Republicans' Senate majority. Kobach, Marshall and Bob Hamilton, the founder of a Kansas City-area plumbing company, are running with eight other candidates in the most crowded GOP field since Kansas began holding Senate primaries more than years ago.
Kansas has no runoff elections. Republicans are nervous partly because of the fundraising prowess of the presumed Democratic nominee, state Sen. Bollier also is a former lifelong Republican, having switched parties late in , and is expected to appeal strongly to GOP moderates and independent voters, particularly in the state's most populous counties, which carried Kelly to victory in And Bollier is a retired anesthesiologist and is expected to highlight health care issues in the fall.
She described the aide as an independent contractor, and he was fired by the campaign. The political action committee says it will advertise online as well. Grover formerly worked for former Rep. But Kuckelman said none of it adds up to a concerted push for Marshall. And, Miller said, if Marshall were comfortably ahead, "There wouldn't be as much need for these kinds of things.