June 24, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: Jeff Colyer

KCC ignores landowners, grants route for power lines to take electricity out of state

In a 2-1 vote earlier this week, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) — which regulates public utilities in the state…

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Derek Schmidt denied opportunity to respond to KC Star attack

A recent Kansas City Star opinion piece sharply criticized Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate and current Attorney General, Derek Schmidt, for…

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KDHE orders Riley County to halt COVID vaccine distribution

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has ordered Riley County health officials to cease COVID vaccine distribution. The problem?…

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CATO Institute gives Gov. Kelly a ‘D’ for fiscal policy

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly ranks near the bottom in the class of America’s governors, according to a new report issued…

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Kansas foster care challenges complicated by politics

The International Foster Care Organization defines foster care as “… a way of providing a family life for children who…

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Who Knew? Conservatives Gained Strength in Kansas, Elect Majority Leader

For all the self-congratulatory bluster coming out of the media this past month, who would have known that conservatives actually…

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Kobach Ups Lead to 300 Votes, Johnson County Reports Later Tuesday

As reported in the Wichita Eagle, the canvass of 1326 disputed and provisional ballots in Wichita’s Sedgwick County gave Secretary…

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Kobach Lead Widens, “Staunch Conservative” To Oversee Results

Although Secretary of State Kris Kobach has handed over his election responsibilities to what the Wichita Eagle gratuitously calls “a staunch…

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Kansas Governor Primary Draws Twice As Many GOP Voters As Dems

Lost in the media kerfuffle over the extremely close Kansas GOP gubernatorial primary, perhaps purposely so, is that the GOP…

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Trump on Kobach: “a fantastic guy who loves his State and Our Country”

“Kris Kobach, a strong and early supporter of mine, is running for Governor of the Great State of Kansas. He…

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Topeka Capital-Journal Must Think There’s A Pulitzer For Slander

In the ongoing contest to defame gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach, the Topeka Capital-Journal surged into the lead with its headline story,…

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Higher Ed Pub Asks, “What About Kansas” On Subject of Free Speech?

One has to wonder whether the academic left does not understand the concept of free speech or merely pretends to…

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Kansas tax policy

Real US News Headline: “Kobach Says He Wants to Do for Kansas What Trump Done for US”

Nearly 15 hours after it was first posted, the once reputable US News & World Report was still running as…

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Media Warm Up To NRA After Colyer Endorsement

The major media have historically had only slightly more enthusiasm for the NRA (National Rifle Association) than they have had…

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Kobach: Colyer Paid $500 Million Ransom to Supreme Court

In a Wichita debate on Tuesday evening, gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach grabbed the money quote with the use of one…

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National Right To Life Convention Begins Thursday in Overland Park

Those citizens newly concerned about children being wrenched from their mothers might find the National Right to Life Convention a…

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A Teeny Hill To Die On: 16 Arrested in Topeka Over Medicaid Expansion

In the not too distant past, liberals allowed themselves to be arrested protesting large things like the war in Vietnam,…

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Compressed Veto Session Means Lawmakers Can’t Override Colyer Veto

Kansas lawmakers ceded some of their authority when they scheduled Sine Die — of final adjournment. As they adopted a…

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School Finance Wars Wage On As Emasculated Legislature Awaits Court Decision

The school finance wars aren’t over, despite a legislative plan to add more than $500 million in new funding over…

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Topeka

Colyer Calls on Legislature to Adopt Plan That May Require Tax Increase

Gov. Jeff Colyer is calling on lawmakers to adopt a Kansas House school financing plan that would add $500 million…

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Colyer, Kobach Appear To Part Ways on School Finance Solution

In all but tone, there’s little daylight between the policy positions of Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer and Kansas Secretary of…

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Some Kansans To Receive Credits That Lower Utility Bills, Thanks to Federal Tax Reform

Some Kansans are about to realize credits that reduce their monthly utility bills. The Kansas Corporation Commission approved agreements with Atmos…

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Colyer Provides Outline for Acceptable School Funding Solution

Gov. Jeff Colyer hasn’t formally issued a statement on how he would like to see lawmakers deal with what could become a…

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Budding Bromance Turns Full Partnership as Kobach, Hartman Join Forces

A budding bromance on display during the Kansas GOP debate has turned into a political partnership. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach announced…

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