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Administration Secretary Fires Back at Eagle Politicization of Shooting

As a Kansas tax agent recovered from gunshot wounds, the Wichita Eagle jumped to politicize a shooting at a Kansas Department of Revenue office in Wichita. That's according to Sarah Shipman, the Secretary of the...

Rationale of government incentives

Incentives, also known as taxpayer-funded subsidies, are the predominant methods used by government and elected officials to encourage economic development.  Government says they are very successful, yet Kansas is mired in its fourth consecutive...

When Will the U.S. Senate Vote on Brownback’s Confirmation?

President Trump formally re-nominated Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback for Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom yesterday. Brownback wasn't confirmed by the U.S. Senate before the end of 2017, and Senate Democrats refused to...
campus carry

Brownback Allows Gun Restriction to Become Law

Over the objections of Second Amendment advocates, Gov. Sam Brownback allowed a gun bill to become law without his signature on June 15. HB 2278 grants to public hospitals and mental health facilities...

Who Knew? Conservatives Gained Strength in Kansas, Elect Majority Leader

For all the self-congratulatory bluster coming out of the media this past month, who would have known that conservatives actually strengthened their hold in the Kansas House? If proof were needed, conservatives elected a majority...

Governor Signs Simon’s Law

In an emotional ceremony, Gov. Sam Brownback signed legislation named for Simon Crosier into law. Simon's law is the first of its kind in the nation. Brownback told a crowd of Simon's family, friends, and...

Tyson Nixes Tongie, Kansas, Hangs Hat in Tennessee

After being rebuffed by the good citizens of Tonganoxie, Tyson Foods announced plans on Monday to take its $300 million chicken production and processing complex out of Kansas altogether and hang its hat in...

Stem Cell Treatment Is Just One Reason Kansas Couple Feels Blessed

“Conservatives have repeatedly hyped adult stem cell research,” wrote Christopher Mooney in his preposterous bestseller, The Republican War on Science. “The right’s faith based advocacy in this area has even been likened to ‘creation science.’” Mooney,...

NY State Targeted KC-Based Lockton, NRA Targets NY State

For years, the Kansas City–based insurance broker, Lockton Cos., served as a broker for the “Carry Guard” insurance program offered by the NRA. The program provided liability insurance to NRA members for firearm-related accidents as well as...

With Sheriff Scandal, If Jackson County Is “Garden of Eden” It’s After The Fall

The anthemic song, "I Believe," in the Broadway megahit Book of Mormon has this one eye-popping lyric, "I believe that the Garden of Eden was in Jackson County, Missouri." If that be true, Jackson County's...