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Tim Carpenter/Kansas Reflector

Tim Carpenter/Kansas Reflector

Tim Carpenter is a reporter at the Kansas Reflector. He has reported on Kansas for 35 years. He covered the Capitol for 16 years at the Topeka Capital-Journal and previously worked for the Lawrence Journal-World and United Press International. He has been recognized for investigative reporting on Kansas government and politics. He won the Kansas Press Association's Victor Murdock Award six times. The William Allen White Foundation honored him four times with its Burton Marvin News Enterprise Award. The Kansas City Press Club twice presented him its Journalist of the Year Award and more recently its Lifetime Achievement Award. He earned an agriculture degree at Kansas State University and grew up on a small dairy and beef cattle farm in Missouri. He is an amateur woodworker and drives Studebaker cars.

Arizona helicopter school will pay $7 million for defrauding a GI Bill program

By: - August 16, 2022

TOPEKA, KAN. — Dodge City Community College in Kansas and a private Arizona helicopter flight training school agreed to pay $7.5 million to resolve allegations that enrollment reports were falsified for years to qualify the program for financial support from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The post-9/11 GI Bill dedicated VA financial assistance to […]