September 24, 2023

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Tag: Dennis Pyle

2023 Freedom Index shows liberty is not a red or blue issue

Seventy-three of the 165 Kansas House and Senate members scored better than 85% on the 2023 Kansas Freedom Index, including Wyandotte County…

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Petty politics prevented $1.4 billion in tax relief in Kansas

Virtually every effort to provide state tax relief over the last ten years was met with the ‘Don’t Be Like…

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Poll shows majority of Kansans support curriculum transparency

According to a new poll provided to The Daily Wire, an overwhelming majority of registered voters in Kansas and three…

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Legislature debates extending COVID emergency declaration

UPDATE: The Governor signed SB 14 into law today, Jan. 25, extending the state of emergency declaration through March 31.…

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In pandemic’s 9th month, Gov. Kelly turns focus to nursing homes

Nine months after the start of the pandemic, Gov. Laura Kelly issued an executive order requiring testing protocols in Kansas…

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Kelly administration obstructs, obfuscates on PPE distribution

In spite of a legislator’s concern that personal protective equipment — also known as PPE — isn’t getting to nursing…

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State agencies that ignored lobbying audit inquiry named

(editor’s note: a previous version of this story said Kansas Public Employees Retirement System didn’t respond to the audit request,…

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Record 18 legislators score above 90% on 2019 Kansas Freedom Index

Eighteen Kansas House and Senate members scored better than 90% on the 2019 Kansas Freedom Index, besting the previous high of…

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Lawmaker Proposes Election of State Auditor

Sen. Dennis Pyle, a Hiawatha Republican, is proposing citizens elect a state auditor for one, four-year term. The auditor would…

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School Funding Debate Likely To Dominate 2018 Session

Debate on how to best deal with the Kansas Supreme Court’s ruling requiring the legislature to craft a new school…

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Senator Announces Plan to Push for Changes to KS Constitution

State Sen. Dennis Pyle, a Hiawatha Republican, will introduce a Constitutional amendment to prevent the Kansas Supreme Court from closing schools. The…

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KPI Freedom Index Shows the Most Pro-Government Legislators to Be Republicans

Republicans hold the top and bottom slots in Kansas Policy Institute’s Freedom Index. Each year since 2012, KPI has rated…

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