Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Students, Parents Rally at Capitol for School Choice

Choice has existed since the beginning of time, but most Kansas parents can’t choose how to best educate their children, Wade Moore, founder and dean of Urban Prep Academy, told a crowd gathered in...

Every Single Democrat Votes Against Brownback Nomination, Pence Pushes It Over

In a sign of how deeply estranged Democrats have become from traditional American values and simple civility every single Senate Democrat voted against Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's nomination to be the nation's at-large ambassador...

KC “Progressive Youth Organization” Savages UMKC Over Alleged Sexual Assault

The Kansas City Progressive Youth Organization (PYO) is taking no prisoners in its war with UMKC, not just with the administration but with its "lapdog" student organizations. The chosen battleground is sexual. For the...

Regulations Kill Small Business in Western Kansas

A 96-year-old business in western Kansas is closing its doors, the Wichita Eagle reports. Brant's Meat Market  isn't closing up shop due to declining sales. Instead, the family-owned meat market will cease service, because...

Calling Police in Wichita May Be Deadly Decision

The ratio of police to officer-involved shootings in Wichita is higher than the national average, a sharp statistic garnering national attention as the officer-involved shooting of unarmed Andrew Finch continues to garner headlines. Police shot...

Dems Could Flip Kansas 2nd District, According to U of Virginia Prof

President Donald Trump won Kansas' 2nd Congressional District by more than 28 points in 2016, but a growing number of political experts list the district as one Democrats may be able to flip in...

Top Kansas Google News Story Features Former Google Exec’s Run (Maybe) for Kobach Job

At least once a day Google News shuffles its line-up of stories relevant to a given state and, through its own murky algorithms, decides which story is most important. On Tuesday, Google put this...

Legislators Have Duty to Resist Judicial Encroachment, KS Supreme Court Says

According to a 2015 Kansas Supreme Court decision, lawmakers have an obligation to oppose judicial overreach. In the ruling, Justice Eric Rosen said legislation that encroached on the judicial branch's responsibilities was unconstitutional. Writing for...

Kansas Gubernatorial Giving Map Defies Expectations

The Wichita Eagle has compiled a complicated, interactive map showing who is giving to whom in the Kansas governor's race, and it holds a few surprises. Perhaps the most interesting revelation has to do with...

Bank Employees in KS, MO to Receive Trump Bonuses

Central Bank joins a growing list of companies offering bonuses to employees as a result of federal tax reform. The company, which operates as Central Bank of the Midwest in Kansas and Central Bank...