February 22, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: governor laura kelly

Kansas legislative leaders reject governor’s renewed call for Medicaid expansion

Kansas Senate President Ty Masterson and House Speaker Dan Hawkins indicate Governor Laura Kelly’s latest effort to secure Medicaid expansion…

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Government officials should be honest about job growth

Americans are accustomed to politicians embellishing their records, but some of the false claims about job growth are downright shameful.…

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Gov. Kelly’s false claims in veto of income, property, and sales tax relief

It’s no secret that Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is a tax-and-spender — spending has jumped 31% since she took office…

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Cato Institute: Governor Kelly earns a “C” in tax-and-spend policy

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly portrays herself as supporting sound fiscal policy as she campaigns for re-election, but Cato Institute gives…

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Kelly administration ignores law prohibiting collections from unemployment fraud victims

Efforts by the Kansas Departments of Labor, Revenue, and Administration to either tax or claw back unemployment benefits received by…

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Legislation finalizes raw milk free speech win in court

Got raw milk? If you produce it, you can now advertise it wherever you wish. Governor Kelly recently signed into…

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Duane Goossen, John Wilson deceive Kansans on tax relief

People connected to Democrat Laura Kelly’s administration have repeatedly misled Kansans on the facts related to tax relief, and a…

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Gov. Kelly makes false statements on K-12 funding

Taxpayers can add K-12 funding to the list of false and misleading claims by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly. Responding earlier…

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KDHE, media collaborate on more mask mandate deception

Once again, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and media are collaborating to deceive Kansans about the effectiveness of…

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KDHE shows no interest in obtaining cycle threshold data

Despite it being clear the State of Kansas is using overly-sensitive COVID tests that, according to officials, will return positive…

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

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

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More deception: KDHE hid data to justify mask mandate

Data obtained in an Open Records request from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment shows KDHE didn’t ‘just’ manipulate…

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KDHE doctored a COVID case chart to justify mask mandates

KDHE Secretary Lee Norman shared a COVID case chart with media this week, which he said shows the counties that…

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Gov. Kelly on no-bid contracts: do as I say, not as I do

Despite roundly criticizing the use of no-bid contracts in previous administrations, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly finally admits she hired an…

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Facts refute KDHE Secretary’s concerns with interference

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Secretary Dr. Lee Norman told the Topeka Capitol-Journal that legislative efforts to curb…

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COVID cases trending down but Kelly extends shutdown order

Legislators and others feared Kansas Governor Laura Kelly would drag out her economic shutdown when she wouldn’t identify specific criteria…

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COVID mortality rate just 1% aside from nursing homes

As of Friday, May 8, the Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE) said 85 of the state’s 152 COVID…

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State unemployment site down; Kelly to extend economic shutdown

Despite mounting frustrations over the inability to file unemployment claims on the Kansas Department of Labor website and massive unemployment…

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Kansas senators concerned about state’s use of Unacast GPS tracking

Last week the Sentinel reported that the State of Kansas was using GPS data from aggregator Unacast to track Kansans’…

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Disinformation targets Julia Lynn, other female GOP senators

Parts 1 and 2 of this investigative series disputed the Topeka Capital-Journal’s misleading conflict of interest allegations against Senator Julia…

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