April 14, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: Gov. Laura Kelly

Exposing Governor Kelly’s pants-on-fire claim that the flat tax creates budget deficits

Governor Kelly’s budget director, Adam Proffitt, tells legislators that the flat tax in HB 2284 puts the state into budget…

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Employment falls in Laura Kelly’s tax-and-spend economy

The March jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Governor Laura Kelly’s tax-and-spend economy lost 4,800 private-sector jobs…

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Flat tax in SB 169 is good for Kansas taxpayers

by Grover Norquist and Dave Trabert It was clear from the very beginning. Despite winning reelection on a message of…

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Kelly vetoes bills that protect women and children

If there was ever any doubt about Kansas Governor Laura Kelly being “middle of the road,” as she claimed in…

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Bi-partisan self-interest in politics destroys education opportunities

The struggle to get kids a decent education validates Thomas Sowell’s premise on the priorities of most politicians – their…

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Kelly’s ‘bring it on’ comment about recession is an affront to Kansans

There were 38,000 fewer Kansans working in May of this year, compared to January 2020.  Business owners and individuals are…

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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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Supreme Court issues stay in SB 40 case

After intervention by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, the Kansas Supreme Court has issued a stay in the case involving…

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KDHE rejects request for COVID death certificate info

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment last week rejected a Kansas Open Records Act request submitted by the Kansas…

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COVID vaccines should go to elderly before prisoners

Governor Laura Kelly’s intention to give the COVID vaccines to prisoners ahead of the elderly and others among the most…

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KDHE claims not to know total number of Kansas deaths in 2020

In response to our Kansas Open Records Act, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment says it doesn’t know the…

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Gov. Kelly makes another false claim about COVID deaths

At her October 28 press conference, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly said 500 people died of COVID in a little more…

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Kansas media, governor hide warning signs in July tax collections

July tax collections included a few warning signs for Kansas legislators and taxpayers, but you wouldn’t know it from Governor…

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June jobs report: not good for Kansas, ignored by media

A bad June jobs report would be front-page news if Kansas had a Republican governor, but mainstream media apparently has…

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State of Kansas “encourages” nursing homes to accept COVID patients

Despite having the most vulnerable population to COVID-19, the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services and the Kansas Department…

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Average daily COVID increase down to 2% in Kansas

As of May 20, the 7-day moving average of the daily increase in COVID cases is down to 2%.  That’s…

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Gov. Kelly withholds federal COVID funds from localities

The National League of Cities reported this week that Kansas is one of thirty-two states that are withholding federal COVID…

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Kelly keeps bars, nightclubs shut down in revised Phase 2

Democrat Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced Tuesday that the state would be moving into “Phase 2” of her reopening plan…

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Gov. Kelly continues heavy restrictions on businesses, activity

With her original stay-at-home orders and state of emergency set to expire May 3, and facing mounting pressure to reopen…

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COVID cases trending down in many counties but Kelly extends lockdown

Kanas Governor Laura Kelly yesterday extended her statewide lockdown order through May 3, even though many counties have decidedly downward…

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Cell phone tracking system raises privacy concerns for Kansans

The Kansas Justice Institute on Wednesday warned of potential privacy issues surrounding the use of data from a cell phone…

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Kelly’s KPERS reamortization would cost taxpayers $4.4 billion

For the second straight year, Democratic Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has proposed a KPERS reamortization plan for the Kansas Public…

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Audio disputes Cap-Journal claims about Senator Lynn

The Topeka Capital-Journal recently made conflict-of-interest allegations against Kansas Senator Julia Lynn (R-Olathe) centered largely on Lynn’s vote against a proposed…

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State budget doesn’t comply with statute

Governor Laura Kelly believes her budget “…restores fundamental principles of Kansas fiscal responsibility” but the state budget she submitted doesn’t…

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