December 8, 2023

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The City of Westwood wants to sell its park to a developer.

Kansas Justice Institute demands Westwood stop violating free speech rights over park sale

The Kansas Justice Institute is demanding the City of Westwood retract a letter threatening opponents of a development project with a lawsuit. Like the Sentinel, KJI is owned by the Kansas Policy Institute. The City[…]

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LVCO superintendents lobby legislators and try to exclude board members

A decision to leave local school board members off an invitation list for Leavenworth County superintendents to lobby state legislators was denounced by a pair not invited and a state school board member on the[…]

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School districts sitting on $1.25 billion in operating cash reserves

New data from the Kansas Department of Education show school districts collectively added $68 million to their operating cash reserves in the last school year, bringing the total to $1.25 billion. At the same time,[…]

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Democrats push property tax hike on cars, farms, businesses

With the legislative session just around the corner, Kansas House Democrats are pushing a big property tax increase on cars as well as on farms and other businesses. Kansas House Democrats have proposed an amendment[…]

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