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: Monthly labor reports from the Kansas Department of Labor.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about employment trends in Kansas.
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Where you get it: From the Labor Department’s website, www.dol.ks.gov. Click on the “Labor Market Information” link and then on the monthly report. Other types of reports also are available.
How much the record will cost: The information is free.