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    Tax increases on the table in Wichita riverfront design unveiling

    After months of 'no comment' from city officials and downtown boosters, a sales tax increase in officially on the table to pay for the...

    Kansas utility rates include bogus state income tax cost

    Not only are Kansans paying higher utility rates -- as much as 35% higher than some surrounding states -- but they are also reimbursing...

    Kansans pay 25% higher electric rates than neighboring states

    A recently released audit of the electric rates Kansans pay concluded that Kansans pay anywhere from 22 to 25 percent more than surrounding states...

    Olathe teacher seminar loaded with political bias

    Several teachers walked out of an in-service presentation on finding reliable news sources when the presenter said Fox News should only be referred to...

    Voters oppose tax increase for Wichita riverfront development

    A new survey shows voters oppose a tax increase to pay for the Wichita riverfront development project being pushed by downtown business and elected...

    Kansas private-sector GDP growth ranked #45

    The tax-and-spend ways of the Kansas legislature over the last three years has been a serious drag on private-sector GDP growth over the last...

    Kansas GOP leaders react to Medicaid expansion agreement

    Over the weekend more Kansas politicians and stakeholders chimed in on the Medicaid expansion agreement announced last week in Topeka between Governor Laura Kelly...

    Spirit Aerosystems lays off 2,800 workers in Wichita

    Spirit Aerosystems announced layoffs of 2,800 employees at the company's Wichita location. The layoffs are the impact of Boeing's suspension of production of the...

    Gov. Laura Kelly out of touch with average Kansan on budget...

    In a press release just before the first of the year, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly said she’s going to “rebuild” Kansas and “reinvest” in...

    Kelly-Denning Medicaid expansion plan defies voters

    Governor Laura Kelly and Kansas Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning held a press conference in the Capitol rotunda to announce what they described as...

    What is Kansas Department of Commerce hiding from public scrutiny?

    Two requests filed by the Sentinel under the Kansas Open Record Act (KORA) with the Kansas Department of Commerce for studies related to the...

    Wichita approves sales tax increase and paying $3 million for a...

    A week after approving a 22% hike that customers will pay for a natural gas franchise tax,  For the second meeting in a row,...