Sunday, July 25, 2021

KASB attorney discourages CRT ban in USD 312 Haven

The USD 312 Haven School Board could ban critical race theory (CRT) in its schools. But behind the scenes, the district’s superintendent and an attorney from the Kansas Association of School Boards pushed back...

Feds hope to back door Medicaid expansion in Kansas

A bill that would be a back-door way to expand Medicaid in Kansas and eleven other states that have so far declined to do so was introduced by Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) earlier this...

Kansas lost jobs in April and May, media is silent

You wouldn’t know it from mainstream media, but the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Kansas lost 2,000 private-sector jobs in May, after losing 1,400 in April.  The media shouts...

CDC says ‘benefits of vaccination’ outweigh risks of heart condition in teens

A possible explanation for the World Health Organization's Monday guidance to stop vaccinating children under 18 emerged Wednesday. At a recent meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Technical Work Group,...

CDC panel warns of ‘likely’ link between vaccines and myocarditis

The rate at which myocarditis or pericarditis occurs in young people post-COVID vaccination is higher than typically expected. Members of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, stopped short of discouraging young...

Overland Park 2022 budget: deceit and a 10% property tax hike

Overland Park residents this summer will be invited to attend the city’s first Truth in Taxation hearing where city officials will attempt to justify more than a 10% property tax hike.  Taxpayers will need...

Haven School Board Considers Proactive Approach to CRT

Debates about teaching critical race theory in public schools are erupting throughout the country and all across Kansas. One Kansas school board member is taking a proactive approach. John Whitesel, a Haven USD 312 board...
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WHO says don’t vaccinate kids under 12, Kelly admin is unresponsive

The World Health Organization yesterday said "children should not be vaccinated for the moment" because there is insufficient evidence to make recommendations.  But the Kansas Department of Health and Governor Laura Kelly won't say...

State school board may sue the Legislature to protect its authority

The Kansas State Board of Education intends to put lawmakers on notice that its members wield constitutional authority. Calling themselves a “fourth branch” and “equal partners,” board members discussed ways to protect their authority...

Kelly admin celebrates destructive business tax climate

Apparently desperate for some sort of win to distract from a moribund state economy, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly, in a release, is touting an award from Site Selector magazine as having the top business...