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Federal Government

How do I contact the President, my Senators or my Congressional Representative in Washington? Do they have local offices?
How can I find my voting districts?
How do I find federal laws?
How can I find the status of a bill or other Government information?
What print resources about the government are available at Manhattan Public Library?

Kansas Government

Are there Kansas Government Contacts in Spanish?
How do I contact the Kansas Governor or other elected officials?
How do I find Kansas Laws? How do I find the status of Bills?
Where can I find data about Kansas state, cities, counties, business and other links?
Where can I find Kansas government agencies and services for business, education, tourism and a help center?
Where do I go to get a Kansas Driver’s License renewed or take an exam? How about Car Tags?

Riley County

How do I contact officials in Riley County?
Is there a website for Riley County Genealogy?

City of Manhattan

How do I contact Manhattan city officials?
Where can I get information about city commission meetings?
How do I find Manhattan information about the airport, city parks and zoo, city codes, courts and community development?
Where can I find the services of a Notary Public in Manhattan?
Where can I FAX documents in Manhattan?
Where can I find a Manhattan City Map and a local phone book?
What are some websites that have information about Manhattan?
Where can I volunteer to help others in Manhattan?
Where can I find local organizations and clubs, agencies, etc?
Where is the local area agency on aging?

How do I contact the President, my Senators or my Congressional Representative in Washington? Do they have local offices?


For the President Barack Obama
& Vice President Joe Biden:
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500

Comments: (202)456-1111
Switchboard: (202)456-1414
TTY/TDD Comments: (202)456-6213
TTY/TDD Visitors Office: (202)456-2121
Fax: (202)456-2461

Website: www.whitehouse.gov (online e-mail is available at this website for President and Vice President through "contact us" on main page.)

President: www.whitehouse.gov/administration/president_obama
Vice President: Website: www.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice_president_biden

 

United States Senate: www.senate.gov

U.S. Senate

Jerry Moran
Office Information:
Russell Senate Office Building
Courtyard 4
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-6521, Fax (202)228-6966
website: www.moran.senate.gov

Pat Roberts
109 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Frank Carlson Federal Bldg.
Topeka, KS: 444 SE Quincy - Room 392, Topeka, KS 66683
Phone: (785) 295-2745
Fax: (785) 235-3665
website: www.roberts.senate.gov

United States House of Representatives
website: www.house.gov

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How can I find my voting districts?

Go to www.ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/vote
You may search by district maps or by filling in your local address
OR
Go to: www.kansasgis.org
Click on “find my elected officials” or
the Kansas Democratic Party website at www.ksdp.org and the Kansas Republican Party website at ksgop.org have lists of elected officials, news and links for voters.

 

1st District: Tim Huelskamp
2nd District: Lynn Jenkins*
3rd District: Kevin Yoder
4th District: Mike Pompeo

 

*2ND DISTRICT Riley County
Lynn Jenkins
www.lynnjenkins.house.gov
Washington DC Office:
1122 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202)225-6601
FAX: (202)225-7986
E-mail at her website

Topeka Office:
3550 S.W. 5th St
Topeka, KS 66606
Phone: 785-234-LYNN (5966)
FAX: 785-234-5967

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How do I find federal laws? How can I find the status of a bill or other Government information?

For info on government, laws, agencies, etc. go to www.usa.gov

For U.S. Codes, go to www.cornell.edu/uscode or uscode.house.gov

For status of a bill-go to Library of Congress Thomas website thomas.loc.gov

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What print resources about the government are available at Manhattan Public Library?
MPL is a depository for the Kansas State Statutes, State, Manhattan City and some local school documents.

Hale Library at Kansas State University is a depository for Federal Government publications.

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Are there Kansas Government Contacts in Spanish?

For Kansas Government Contacts in Spanish, please go to the following link: Para Hispanohablantes de Kansas

How do I contact the Kansas Governor or other elected officials?

 

Kansas State Elected Officials

Governor: Sam Brownback
website: www.governor.ks.gov/
300 SW 10th Ave, Ste. 241S, Topeka, KS 66612-1590
Phone: 1-877-KSWORKS (1-877-579-6757) or (785)296-3232
For Hearing Impaired: (800)766-3777 or (785)296-3232
Email: governor@kansas.gov

Lieutenant Governor: Jeff Colyer
State Capitol, 2nd Floor
300 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: (800)748-4408 or (785)296-2213
Fax: (785)296-5669
For the Hearing Impaired (800)766-3777
Email: lt.governor@ks.gov

Kansas Senate
Find district map and websites for all Senators and Representatives at:
www.kslegislature.org

Roger Reitz
22nd District
1332 Sharingbrook, Manhattan, KS 66503
Phone: (785)296-7360
E-mail: Roger.Reitz@senate.ks.gov

Mark Taddiken
21st District
2614 Hackberry Road, Clifton, KS 66937
Phone: 785-296-7371
E-mail: Mark.Taddiken@senate.ks.gov


Kansas State Representatives

Sydney Carlin
66th District
1650 Sunny Slope Lane, Manhattan, KS 66502
Home Phone: (785)539-6612
Office: 451-S S. Capitol Building, Topeka, KS 66612, P.O. Box 914
Phone: (785)296-7657
E-mail: sydney.carlin@house.ks.gov

Tom Phillips
67th District
1530 Barrington Drive, Manhattan, KS 66503
Home Phone: (785)537-2194

Office: DSOB S. Capitol Building, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-7690
E-mail: tom.phillips@house.ks.gov

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How do I find Kansas Laws? How do I find status of Bills?
For bills, statutes, calendars
www.kslegislature.org/
www.kslib.info/legislative.html

 

For more links to Kansas education, libraries, government and towns, try: www.skyways.lib.ks.us

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Where can I find data about Kansas state, cities, counties, business and other links?

The Kansas State Data Center. Go to: www.kslib.info/sdc/

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Where can I find Kansas government agencies and services for business, education, tourism and a help center?

Go to www.kansas.gov

Kansas Revenue (Taxes) — Go to www.ksrevenue.org
Kansas Department on Aging — Go to www.agingkansas.org
Child Protective Services
www.childwelfare.com
www.srskansas.gov

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How do I contact officials in Riley County?

For Riley County Government Officials:
Website: www.rileycountyks.gov

Riley County Commissioners:

District 1
David L. (Lewis) Guthals
1907 Gardenia Terr, Manhattan, KS 66502
Home: (785)537-4581
Business: (785)565-6214
Email: From Riley County website

 

District 2
Al Johnson
5300 Thompson Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502
Home: (785)776-9855
Business: (785)537-6357
Email: From Riley County website


District 3

Karen McCulloh
1516 Leavenworth St, Manhattan, KS 66502
Home: (785)776-6854
Business: (785)565-6213
Email: From Riley County website

 

County Attorney: Barry Wilkerson (785)537-6390
County Clerk: Rich Vargo (785)537-6200
County Treasurer: R. Eileen King (785)537-6320, Fax: (785)537-6326
County Register of Deeds: Debra J. Regester (785)537-6340, Fax: (785)537-6343

Is there a website for Riley County Genealogy?

Kansas GenWeb: Riley is a good place to start- http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/riley/

Riley County Genealogy Society at: www.rileycgs.com

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How do I contact Manhattan city officials? Where can I get information about city commission meetings?

website: www.ci.manhattan.ks.us

 

City Offices:


City of Manhattan
1101 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502
785-587-2404

James Sherow - Mayor
617 Colorado St, Manhattan, KS 66502
785-587-2404
E-mail: sherow@ci.manhattan.ks.us

Commissioners:


Loren Pepperd
1404 Oaktree Place, Manhattan, KS 66502
785-776-3021
E-mail: pepperd@ci.manhattan.ks.us

John Matta
1213 Greystone Place, Manhattan, KS 66502
785-410-8648
E-mail: matta@ci.manhattan.ks.us

Wynn Butler
3600 Windsong Ct., Manhattan, KS 66503
785-539-1979
E-mail: butlerw@ci.manhattan.ks.us

Richard B. Jankovich
2021 Somerset Square, Manhattan, KS 66503
785-537-6822
E– mail: jankovich@ci.manhattan.ks.us

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How do I find Manhattan information about the airport, city parks and zoo, city codes, courts and community development?
Go to the Manhattan City website: www.ci.manhattan.ks.us

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Where do I go to get a Kansas Driver’s License renewed or take an exam? How about Car Tags?
Driver’s License exams and renewals — 3003 Anderson Avenue, Manhattan.
Phone: 785-537-2140
Car tags — Riley County Courthouse, 110 Courthouse Plaza, B102, Phone 785-537-6320
National Website (state-by-state) for Vehicle tags or driver’s license information: www.dmv.org

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Where can I find the services of a Notary Public in Manhattan?
Kinkos (for a fee) ; UPS store (for a fee); On K-State campus in Office of Student Activities and Services; at the City building on the second floor—reception area (no charge); Riley County Courthouse Office Building in the County Clerk’s office (no charge) and check with your local bank.

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Where can I FAX documents in Manhattan?
Check with copy stores like Kinkos, Copy Kats, Claflin Books and Copies; and UPS store; Dillons; Staples; Ray’s Apple Market-West, and check with your bank.

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Where can I find State and Federal Tax Forms in Manhattan?
After the middle of January, you may find Federal Income tax forms at
Manhattan Public Library until tax season is over.
Federal forms: www.irs.gov
Kansas State Forms www.ksrevenue.org

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Where can I find a Manhattan City Map and a local phone book?
The Chamber of Commerce, 501 Poyntz, will give you a map and a phone book.
Phone: 785-776-8829 website: www.manhattan.org

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What are some websites that have information about Manhattan?
The Chamber of Commerce: www.manhattan.org
Manhattan City website: www.ci.manhattan.ks.us
Kansas State University: www.k-state.edu
Manhattan Mercury newspaper: www.themercury.com
Manhattan/Ogden USD 383 Schools: www.usd383.org
Mercy Regional Health Center Hospital: www.mercyregional.org
Area Radio Stations: www.ontheradio.net/Cities/Manhattan_KS.aspx
Manhattan Events: www.surfmanhattan.net or www.littleappleonline.com
Manhattan City Guide: www.manhattan-ks.net
Manhattan Public Library: www.eoly.ru
Manhattan Christian College: www.mccks.edu
Manhattan Area Technical College: www.matc.net
Fort Riley: www.riley.army.mil

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Where can I volunteer to help others in Manhattan?
For a list of possible places to volunteer contact the United Way of Riley County at www.unitedwayrc.org

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Where is the local area agency on aging?
North Central- Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging —phone: 785-776-9294
website: www.agingkansas.org/aaa/psa8.htm

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