September 23, 2023

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Author: Patrick Richardson

Legislators hope to preempt federal red-flag laws

Two Kansas legislators have pre-filed a bill they hope will protect Kansans from so-called “red-flag” laws, sometimes called “extreme risk…

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Kansas school board chair rejects audit findings in contradiction-laden column

After a scathing editorial by the Kansas City Star called out school districts across Kansas for misusing funding for at-risk…

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Wayfair decision hammering catalog sellers into extinction

Not only has the Wayfair decision heavily impacted small e-commerce sites but it’s also threatening an entire industry, with catalog…

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City of Frontenac won’t comply with Open Records requests

Earlier this year, the City of Frontenac in southeast Kansas requested $3,500 to provide documentation surrounding the secretive dismissal of…

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Gov. Kelly’s illegal sales tax policy hurts small businesses nationwide

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s likely illegal attempt to collect sales tax on the first dollar of all internet and catalog sales…

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K-State Olathe spends $122,000 per student

With a budget this year of $7.3 million and just 60 full-time equivalent (FTE) students, K-State Olathe Innovation Campus will…

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Report for America grant raises objectivity concerns for Wichita Eagle

Two more full-time reporters will be coming to Kansas as part of the Report for America Grant program, but the…

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Gov. Kelly, David Toland need to answer questions on student achievement

 On Nov. 14 of Kansas Framework For Growth, created by Governor Kelly’s administration and Commerce Secretary David Toland, put out a…

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Will expanded statehouse news coverage lead to better reporting?

At least one new face will be joining the Associated Press in Topeka to expand statehouse news coverage next year,…

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