Enough is Enough! The campaigns are over, and I had hoped that our governmental leadership would get down to the task of restoring a sound financial footing for our state. Declining state revenues have left a hole in the budget. .
I remember the day the Berlin Wall was opened. I was in my front room with the TV on and “Pow!” there it was — people were coming through at “Check-point Charlie” while border guards stood by and did nothing. .
This is not a post-mortem on what went wrong or could have gone better. I am only going to express a few things about the Greg Orman campaign that I learned about the character of Kansas and the difficulty of .
Crude oil’s collapse continued this week, with prices nearing $75 per barrel, the lowest level in over three years. Prices are dropping as domestic oil production continues to expand and slowing global economies are reducing demand for petroleum. While most .
If Canadians had thought they were immune to terrorism, recent events in Ottawa, the country’s capital, have made it clear that they are not. Canadians do, however, recognize that their response will help determine what kind of country .
The Republican coalition led by Gov. Sam Brownback prevailed with Kansas voters on Election Day. The governor fought off a fierce challenge from House Minority Leader Paul Davis and his running mate, Jill Docking. The Republican victory was aided by .
In the last few months, motorists have watched with growing optimism as U.S. gasoline prices fell to levels not seen in nearly four years. This would normally seem impossible given the turmoil overseas. Today, economists are still debating where .
Shawn Sullivan, the current Kansas budget director. recently wrote a column that concluded, “With the growth in the economy and efficiencies to be found by governing better, the budget will be just fine.” Essentially, this is the story line put .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Your magic carpet ride is over, Royals fans. It hardly every seemed possible but, yes, you’ve actually reached that spot on the treasure map marked with an X. You’re here, but you’re not alone — .
Natural gas prices are nearing one-year lows as U.S. production continues at a breakneck pace, building supplies ahead of winter. Last year’s unusually cold and long winter drained US gas inventories to a ten-year low, which buoyed prices .
Earlier this month at the Europe-Asia forum in Milan, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with a number of world leaders. None of these meetings was more important than his discussion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. If nothing else, this .
I read with interest the column by Duane Goossen, former state budget director, titled “Kansas’ future compromised.” Goossen was a dedicated public servant for many years, but his budget record is abysmally flawed. He is the only budget director in .
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