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KANSAS NARFE WEB SITE
JAMES E. DODD
JUNCTION CITY, KS 66441-3445
This web site is to provide Legislative and other information to Working and Retired Government Employees. While the site is based on information for the State of Kansas, most of the pages and hyperlinks to other web sites should be of interest to all Government employees.
We hope that you will find this web site of interest and informative.
Please send any suggestions for this web site to: Send E-Mail to: mailto:JDodd40955@aol.com
CLICK HERE FOR:
AN AUDIO AND VIDEO INTRODUCTION TO KANSAS NARFE --ENJOY!-
(Note: works better if you have a high speed computer and broadband internet connection.)
NEW: (CLICK HERE) NEW US GOVT. WhiteHouse.gov WEB SITES.
(CLICK HERE) Recovery.gov web site.
(CLICK HERE) Special Govt. Pell grants for unemployed workers.
CLICK HERE FOR NEW KANSAS NARFE EVENTS CALENDAR PAGE
INDEX OF WEB SITE PAGES:
1: (CLICK HERE) NEW E-MAIL CONTACTS LIST OF 2011 KANSAS SENATORS and CONGRESSMEN (Provided by KS National Legislative Chairman, Gary Townson.)
1A:(CLICK HERE) NEW GEMS message: INFORMATION & TALKING POINTS RELEVANT TO THE BIPARTISAN NATIONAL COMMISSION ON FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY & REFORM. (PDF)
2:(CLICK HERE ) FEDERATION BOARD LIST
3:(CLICK HERE) KANSAS LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION (NEW HOUSE AND SENATE MEMBERS LISTS 2012)
3A: (CLICK HERE) NEW: PRESIDENTS NATIONAL COMMISSION on FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY and REFORM reports. (LOOK UNDER "CO CHAIRS PROPOSAL").
3B: (CLICK HERE) FOR VIDEOS OF THE COMMISSION MEETINGS.
3C: (CLICK HERE) NATIONAL COMMISSION REPORT IN PDF FORMAT. ("THE MOMENT OF TRUTH") 66 PAGES.
4:(CLICK HERE) FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE INFO
5:(CLICK HERE) KANSAS CHAPTER LISTINGS
5A:(CLICK HERE) Kansas NARFE history page.
5B:(CLICK HERE) NEW KS CHAPTER PRESIDENTS CHARTS--FEBRUARY 25, 2012
6: (CLICK HERE) WELCOME TO KANSAS
6B:(CLICK HERE) KS FEDERATION EXECUTIVE BOARD MINUTES & OTHER REPORTS. (Including latest 2012 sessions)
7:(CLICK HERE) CHAPTER AND FEDERATION BULLETIN BOARD
New photos from Ch 2098 25th Anniversary.
(Includes some Manhattan chapter 366, Great Bend 1709, McPherson 1794, April 10, 200 & Garden City 1995, Oct. 2008.)
(Chapter 2, Topeka, Alzheimer's calendar adv.)
8:(CLICK HERE) KANSAS CITIES WEB SITES.
9: (CLICK HERE) MEMBERSHIP CHARTS. CURRENT AND POTENTIAL PAGE
10: (CLICK HERE). (US TREAS).-- TO CHECK ON YOUR SERIES E AND H SAVINGS BONDS.
(Also you can get a list of your HH bonds)
11: (CLICK HERE) USE THIS WWW SITE FOR INFORMATION ON I. R. S. YEAR 2011
INCOME TAXES, FORMS AND ELECTRONIC FILING.
12: (CLICK HERE) (IF FIRST CLICK HERE DOESN'T WORK TRY THIS ONE) KANSAS D.O.T WEB SITE MAP PAGE WITH ALL STATE CAMERA LOCATIONS
(NOTE: IF THE WORLD MAP SHOWS UP, ON THE LEFT HAD SIDE OF THE PAGE CLICK ON "REGION" and select "State Wide" to get Kansas map.)
12:A CLICK HERE) NEW OPEN SEASON INFORMATION WEB SITE -AT OPM-
12:B (CLICK HERE) MEDICARE OPEN SEASON INFORMATION
13: (CLICK HERE) KANSAS 2008, 2009 & 2010 NARFE CONVENTION PHOTOS
13A: (CLICK HERE) 2011 KANSAS NARFE CONVENTION Program Schedule
13B: (CLICK HERE) 2013 CONVENTION INFORMATION (Slide movie.)
13C: (CLICK HERE) 2012 CONVENTION MOVIE. WMV format. (232 Photos from Dennis Grossnickle,
Movie runs approximately 30min, so get some sandwiches, a pot of coffee and a soft chair!)
NOTE: A 98+meg file, will take up to 15 minutes to download depending on your connection. Click frame to "full screen" & watch buffering notice %. Slide/movie will start at 100%.
14: (CLICK HERE) --PDF format-- KANSAS FEDERATION, CHAPTER & KS AREA NEWSLETTERS PAGE.
14A: (CLICK HERE) Photos from 2009 CONK CONFERENCE.
15: (CLICK HERE) SPECIAL NARFE HQ E-MAIL PAGE.
15-A: (CLICK HERE) NEW NARFE HQ PHONE LIST IN PDF FORMAT.
16: USE THE "SEARCH FRAME" BELOW to find information on the WWW.
17:(CLICK HERE) NEW KANSAS STATE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT MAPS FOR 2004. ( Note: you must have the PDF reader program to view some of the maps.) To get back to this page (&/or back to the original map page, just click on your browsers previous page or back arrow icon.)
18: (CLICK HERE) To go to the NARFE HQ web site.
19: (CLICK HERE) To send a e-mail message to have your name REMOVED from the KS NARFE Net mailings.
20:(CLICK HERE) FOR THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEB SITE.
(Put your city name or zip code in the frame on the upper left corner of the page for your city weather.)
OR CLICK ON ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CITY NAMES:
(JUNCTION CITY) (TOPEKA) (CONCORDIA) (WICHITA) (HAYS) (SALINA) (KANSAS CITY, KS)
(CLICK HERE) KANSAS WEATHER PAGE ON THIS WEB SITE.
20b: (CLICK HERE) For other cities: weather web site. To check on the weather in any listed city, just click on the city name.
ALSO TYPE IN YOUR ZIP CODE AND READ ABOUT YOUR CITY!
21:(CLICK HERE) O.P.M. web site: USAJOBS is the US Government-wide automated employment information system. A list of thousands of open US government jobs.
22:(CLICK HERE) Another O.P.M. Web site: This is a link to the US Govt. student jobs.
23:(CLICK HERE) This link will take you to the US Govt. DONOTCALL.gov web site. After you enter the required information and reply to the e-mail they send you, you will be on the new do not call registry. NOTICE New numbers are again being accepted.
24:(CLICK HERE) NARFE HQ web site LEGISLATIVE ACTION CENTER pages to send e-mail to legislators. OR ENTER YOUR ZIP CODE IN THE FRAME BELOW, THEN CLICK ON "GO".
25: (CLICK HERE) To join the NARFE HQ GEMS mailing list and / or to update your headquarters data, this will take you to the NARFE.org web site Member Sign In page.
26: (CLICK HERE) National Institute on Ageing. Senior Health web site. (Note: this web site is a "talking" web site if you click on the "audio" link.)
27: CLICK HERE) US Government TV on your computer. The PENTAGON TELEVISION CHANNEL. (At their "Home Page" click on "View Programming" to watch TV. (Just click on the buttons on your screen to change the program or view.)
Note: This channel may not work with some browsers (such as AOL) if their pop up blockers are on.)
28: (CLICK HERE) Ready.gov US Department of Homeland Security web site. Be Ready -- making emergency plans.
29: (CLICK HERE) (kscourts.org) Kansas Judicial Branch web site. Case inquiry System for the Kansas Appellate Courts. Information about Kansas Courts, Topeka, KS.
30: (CLICK HERE) (ks regents.org) Kansas Board of Regents web site. Downloadable Source of Forms and Documents for State of Kansas.
31: (CLICK HERE) For a page of instructions for setting up your Chapter passwords for the National NARFE web site.
32: (CLICK HERE) For the "NEW" ALZHEIMER'S NARFE contribution submission sheet. (MAY 2008)
33: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Adobe PDF home page for a "FREE" copy of Adobe Acrobat PDF reader. (Note: be sure to download only the free version.)
34: (CLICK HERE) A Kansas information web site. (Kansas-JC.info). This web site contains only the non-NARFE portions of this web site. Not a NARFE supported web site.
35:(CLICK HERE) To read your free yearly US Govt. required credit report from each of the three consumer reporting agencies. (NOTE: this is not the "free credit report" you see advertised on TV. It is not really free.)
36:(CLICK HERE) For the KANSAS CHAPTERS web sites page.
37: (CLICK HERE) To go to WWW.USPS.COM A United States Post Office "Online" postal service.
38: (CLICK HERE) NEW (19 January 2009) NARFE NAME BADGES, ETC., replacing NARFE Mart.
Announced on 1/19/09. Should be operational by Wednesday, January 21st.
39: (CLICK HERE) Financial Web Sites list from the January 2006 NARFE magazine.
40: (CLICK HERE) KANSAS NARFE FEDERATION FORMS page.
41: (CLICK HERE) Alzheimer's Guide books on US Govt. web site.
42: (CLICK HERE) Free Medical information from WEB.MD.
43: (CLICK HERE) Assisted Living Facilities in Kansas. (At the "Assisted Living Directory & Senior News web site")
44: (CLICK HERE) NEW US POST OFFICE WEB SITE FOR FEDERAL RETIREES
45:(CLICK HERE) ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED SCS EMPLOYEES WEB SITE.
**There are many more web site links below on this page for your use. (Just scan down)**
HYPERLINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES OF INTEREST:
46: (CLICK HERE) To go to the NARFE HQ web site.
47: (CLICK HERE) To sign up for NARFE HQ GEMS messages. (Need date of birth and NARFE member number.)
48: (CLICK HERE) To go to the OPM web site page covering new FEHBP costs.
48b: ---NOTE: (CLICK HERE) To send E-mail to OPM, use this link.
-----FEHB PLAN'S WEB SITES: -----
49: (CLICK HERE) Blue Cross/Blue Shied, FEHBP Kansas web site.
50:: (CLICK HERE) To go to the MAIL HANDLERS plan web site.
51: (CLICK HERE) To go to the APWU FEHBP health plan web site.
52: (CLICK HERE) To go to the GEHA FEHBP health plan web site.
53: (CLICK HERE) To go to the NALC plan web site.
54: (CLICK HERE) To go to the NARFE F-100 Life Events book page.
55: (CLICK HERE) To watch the NASA mars rover pictures.
56: (CLICK HERE) For a free program to see 3D pictures from MARS. (NOTE: This is a 38.5 meg program so will take some space & time to download.)
57: (CLICK HERE) For a NASA video camera from the space shuttle and/or the space station.
58: (CLICK HERE) For a web site to all 22000 Federal Govt. agencies.
59: (CLICK HERE) For the free, online fed week newsletter.
60: (CLICK HERE) SOCIAL SECURITY WEB SITE FOR ORGANIZATIONS (A GOOD INFORMATION SITE)
61: (CLICK HERE) For a Monthly e-mail Social Security newsletter.
62: (CLICK HERE) For a U.S. Govt. web site for seniors.
63: (CLICK HERE) For a Kansas Dept. of Aging web site.
64: (CLICK HERE) For the Armed Forces Military e-mail newsletters.
65: (CLICK HERE) Fort Riley, KS
66: (CLICK HERE) For a National Senior Net Organization.
67: (CLICK HERE) For the SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FOR AMATEURS web site.
KANSAS GOVERNMENT AND OTHER INTERNET SITES:
68: (CLICK HERE) For the KANSAS GOVERNMENT WEB SITES IN TOPEKA, KS.
KANSAS POLITICAL PARTIES: WEB SITES:
69: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Kansas Republican Party web site.
70: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Kansas Democratic Party web site.
71: (CLICK HERE) For the Social Security web site.
72: (CLICK HERE). To go to the Medicare web site.
73: (CLICK HERE). For the US Govt. Thrift Savings Plan web site.
74: (CLICK HERE) To go to the OPM (Office of Personnel Management web site.
75: (CLICK HERE). To OPM health open season web site.
OPM Plan brochures and other information:
76: .(CLICK HERE) Togo to OPM brochure web site.
NOTE: To report a death to OPM: Call OPM at 1-888-767-6738 (24 Hours, 7 days a week) or 724-794-5216 and wait for an operator at the end of the recording.
You need the CSA claim number and/or Social Security number, the name of the deceased and date of death.
77: (CLICK HERE) To go to MY FICO.com. A finance web site. (NOTE: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO REGISTER OR BUY ANYTHING TO USE SOME OF THIS WEB SITE.)
78: (CLICK HERE) To go to United States Senate web site.
79: (CLICK HERE) To go to the United States House web site.
80: (CLICK HERE) To go to the United States Library of Congress web site.
81: (CLICK HERE) To go to the "CAP WEB" US Government information web site.
Other Internet Resources Web sites from NARFE Legislative Officers Manual (FH-7)
82: (CLICK HERE) To go to the CNN Politics pages.
83: (CLICK HERE) To go to the C-SPAN web site.
84: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Federal Employees News Digest web site.
85: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Federal Job Listings web site.
86: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Federal Times web site.
87: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee web site.
88: (CLICK HERE) To go to the US Government Printing Office web site.
89: (CLICK HERE) DRMO Fort Riley, KS and others. (salvage, etc.)
90: (CLICK HERE) To go to the National Journal web site.
91: ( CLICK HERE) To go to the National Public Radio web site. (NPR)
92: (CLICK HERE) To go to the New York Times web site.
93: (CLICK HERE) To go to the PBS online web site.
94: (CLICK HERE) NEW NARFE FEDERATION EVENTS CALENDAR PAGE.
95: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Politics USA web site.
96: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Project Vote Smart web site.
97: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Republican National Committee web site.
98: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Roll Call (Capitol Hill Newspaper.) web site.
99: (CLICK HERE) To go to the "Time" web site.
100: (CLICK HERE) To go to the USA Today web site.
101: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Wall Street Journal web site.
102: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Washington Post web site.
103: (CLICK HERE) To go to the Washington Times web site.
104: (CLICK HERE) To go t the White House web site. (TAKE A TOUR!)
105:(CLICK HERE) To go HULU.COM to watch free TV on your computer. From Disney, NBC, ABC and others.
Most are free but do have commercials. (NEED BROADBAND CONNECTION TO WATCH ).
106:(CLICK HERE) To go to VIDEOSURF.COM to watch free TV on your computer.
(NEED BROADBAND CONNECTION TO WATCH ).
107: (CLICK HERE) for TVGUIDE.com. Online TV guide with access to Video's, TV programs and Movies free online.
(NEED BROADBAND CONNECTION TO WATCH ).
108: (CLICK HERE) To go to CRACKLE.com to watch free TV on your computer.
(NEED BROADBAND CONNECTION TO WATCH ).
109: (CLICK HERE) To go to CBS.com to watch TV programs, etc.
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110: (CLICK HERE) KANSAS NARFE "LET US NEVER FORGET" PHAMPLET.
LATEST UPDATE: 19 May, 2012