Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Missouri Prison Population Up By 2500

Since 2006, Missouri’s prison population has risen by roughly 2,500 inmates, an 8 percent increase since 2006. In a hearing on Monday, new Missouri DOC Director Anne Precythe testified at the Statehouse about the growth...
Kobach bias

Kobach Story Lacks Balance

CNN called Kris Kobach's statements false long before the Kansas Secretary of State had an opportunity to make any claims at all on the cable news station. He appeared on CNN, and the station...

Purdue Prez Who Dissed MU to Speak at Kansas Chamber Dinner

  What happened at the University of Missouri in November 2015 could have happened at any major university save perhaps one: Purdue, a state university in Indiana. While the administrators at MU were busily capitulating to...

Death of KKK’er Gets More Ink Than Any Black Man Murdered in Missouri

For the last several years, Missouri has ranked first or second in black homicide deaths per capita. These deaths number more than 200 per year, but unless a policeman does the shooting, the media...

Sen. Fitzgerald: No New Taxes

  For all those Kansas legislators scheming as to how or how much to raise taxes, a few are saying don't raise them at all. One is Leavenworth-based State Senator Steve Fitzgerald. Says Fitzgerald bluntly: "For...

Schwabs Speak Publicly About Caleb’s Death on Good Morning America

For the first time since their 10-year-old son Caleb was killed last August in a tragic accident on a ride at a Schlitterbahn water park, Scott and Michelle Schwab spoke out publicly about that day. Their interview...

KSHB Shows Other Media How to Treat the KKK

On Saturday, 51-year-old Frank Ancona--no relation to the local car dealer of the same name--was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head alongside a river in rural Missouri. He was likely murdered. Some...
Senate Tax Proposal

Pressure from Tax Increase Opponents Stymies Senate Tax Proposal

The Kansas Senate is at a stand still, and Senate leadership says there will be no more debate on other legislation until a budget bill is passed. Last week, it appeared the Senate had enough...

Is Kansas PTA Endorsing Brownback Budget Proposal?

The Kansas PTA issued an action alert asking its members to call their Senators in support of an initiative in Gov. Brownback's budget proposal. PTA members are asked to request that legislators consider using the...
Kansas tax policy

Star Article Ignores One Side of Senate Showdown

The Kansas Senate shut down plans to debate a tax policy bill and a budget bill last week, after Senate leaders said the legislation wouldn’t have the 21 votes necessary for passage. There was widespread...