Sunday, October 22, 2017

Kiplinger Moves Kansas from “Mixed Tax Friendly” to “Not Tax Friendly”

A business forecasting and financial advice periodical compares tax rates and rules of the 50 states each year. In 2016, the magazine labeled Kansas "mixed tax friendly." Kiplinger downgraded Kansas's label to "not tax...

Wichita Eagle Gives Veteran Pro-Lifer David Gittrich A Respectful Send-Off, Almost

David Gittrich, one of the greatest pro-life activists in Kansas history, died Tuesday of kidney cancer. To its credit, the Wichita Eagle gave Gittrich a respectful write-up. The one thing the Eagle refused to...

KC Star Fails To Add Context to Report on State Services

The Kansas City Star published an expose on the shrinking size of state government without providing accurate context. "A review of workforce reports reveals that the number of non-university state employees shrunk about 25 percent...

Big Potential for Cost Savings at Kansas Universities

An analysis of staffing levels prepared by Kansas Policy Institute (KPI) shows the University of Kansas appears to be far and away the most inefficient in staffing of the six Regents universities in the...

Two Arrested for Deadly Lawrence Shoot-out. “Main Guy” Still At Large?

On early Sunday morning, October 1, three people people were shot dead in Lawrence, Kansas. On Tuesday, October 17, the Lawrence police announced the arrest of two suspects, including a cousin of one of...

KU Could Be on The Hook for Millions If Football Coaches Are Fired

There is something about losing five straight football games and giving up an average of more than 50 points a game that gets taxpayers interested in learning just how much it costs to lose...

Dem Leaders Request Interim Committee on School Finance

Legislative leadership will consider whether to create an interim committee on school finance in light of the Kansas Supreme Court's recent school finance ruling, Senate President Susan Wagle said in a response to Senate...

If the Folly Can Ban Milo, Can the Sprint Center Ban Kid Rock?

Kid Rock, the entertainer Democrats fear most, will be hosting the "Greatest New Year's Eve Bash on Earth" at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. Unlike the Folly Theater, which cravenly decided that gay...

Edgemoor Pitching New KCI to Non-Users: “If You Don’t Fly, You Don’t Pay.”

At least as reported by Fox4kc, Edgemoor managing director Geoffrey Stricker has been quietly pitching his new single terminal design to Kansas City voters who have less interest in the new terminal's cost and...

Wind Blamed for Destruction of Jewish Symbol at K-State

Severe weather damaged a Sukkah on the Kansas State University campus, but that didn't stop K-State President Richard Myers from releasing a statement condemning hate. Authorities began investigating damage to the Jewish religious symbol four...

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