Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: Statistics on statewide storm losses as reported by the Kansas Insurance Department.
Why you’d want them: To learn more about the cost of storms in Kansas. Information goes back 10 years to 2002.
Where you get it: Go to the department’s website, www.ksinsurance.org/storms/index.php.
How much does it cost: The information is free.