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    Biden’s “30 by 30” land grab worries Kansas and Nebraska producers

    Shortly after taking office President Joe Biden signed an executive order ostensibly to protect the nation's "natural heritage."  The "Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful"...

    Attorney General Derek Schmidt to intervene in SB 40 case

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced yesterday that his office is intervening in an SB 40 case. The AG's office made its announcement after...

    Kelly admin adds to strife for unemployed fraud victims

    Many unemployed Kansans have had to wait months for unemployment benefit checks due to what media would call bureaucratic incompetency if a Republican was...

    JoCo health officials require masks on kids in summer camp

    COVID transmission outdoors is virtually zero, and emails reveal that public health officials believe masks are ineffective barriers to viruses. However, Johnson County Parks...

    Appraisers hiked Kansas home values 5% last year

    County appraisers hiked home values by 5.2% last year across Kansas.  The average increase on homes that existed the prior year jumped by about...

    Kansas joins other states in offering vaccine raffles at Speedway

    Gov. Laura Kelly is partnering with the Kansas Speedway to provide incentives for COVID vaccination and testing this weekend. Kansans who receive a vaccine...

    KASB effectively criticizes school districts for low teacher pay

    The Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) is a membership group funded by local school districts, so it was quite surprising to see them...

    Parent says SMSD retaliated against students with mask exemptions

    Mistreatment of children with mask mandates surfaced in district court this week in a lawsuit prompted by the Shawnee Mission school district allegedly refusing...

    Rich States, Poor States: Kansas is #39

    Just a few years ago, Kansas was ranked #20 in economic performance in the annual Rich States, Poor States publication from the American Legislative...

    LCC allows 15-day emergency extension, signals June 15 end

    The emergency order is still in place, but Gov. Laura Kelly’s emergency declaration likely will end on June 15. The Democratic Governor initially sought...

    Gov. Kelly wants another 30-day COVID emergency declaration

    Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly asked the Legislative Coordinating Council to extend the COVID emergency declaration for another 30 days. Kelly’s administration warned members of...

    College of the Ozarks denied preliminary injunction, vows to fight on

    A federal judge earlier this week denied a preliminary injunction that, unless overturned on appeal, could force the College of the Ozarks to begin...