Other than the fact that he doesn’t go far enough, Gov. Sam Brownback deserves a little credit for his proposal to make further income-tax cuts contingent on revenue projections. Not surprisingly, some conservative legislators and lobbyists don’t think .
To the Editor: In 1886, Karl Benz patented the first car powered by a gasoline engine; thus began our love affair with oil. Today, every man woman and child in the United States is responsible for the consumption of more than .
There was plenty of reason for optimism at the weekend gathering in Overland Park of regional community leaders, as participants recognized that much of the planning in recent years has set the stage for significant progress on several fronts. Yet .
One day, perhaps, when we celebrate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday anniversary, we’ll also be able to celebrate the eradication of racism and other forms of bigotry. Unfortunately, we’re not there yet. In the last .
Kansans who like the direction that Gov. Sam Brownback is taking this state probably took heart from his remarks in his annual State of the State address. We’re not among them. We were dismayed that the governor attributes the .
We’re beginning to think that local elected officials regard economic development funds the way Kansas legislators look at state highway funds — as a handy source of money for whatever they might need. Economic development funds on Tuesday became the .
That Kansas will receive about $8.2 million less in severance tax revenue this fiscal year than experts had projected is another dose of negative financial news in a state that’s been buffeted by related disappointments for months. Granted, $8.2 million is .
Given the attention focused on the hacking Monday of U.S. Central Command of military forces in the Middle East, Americans might wonder how much they ought to worry. In public, military spokesmen liken the attack on CentCom’s Twitter .
Statistics are essential criteria for selection to the College Football Hall of Fame. Running backs are measured by yards, average gains and touchdowns; linebackers are judged in large part by their tackles and sacks. As a story in Friday’s .
We don’t have the perfect solution to the problem of food trucks operating on public streets, but we are confident that individuals smart enough to own and operate businesses will be able to come up with some options. We .
Despite early remarks about making nice, congressional Republicans and President Barack Obama didn’t take long to resume sparring. The president, for instance, indicated he would veto a bill approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport oil .
We are shocked and saddened by the massacre Wednesday by Islamic terrorists at Charlie Hebdo, a French weekly satirical magazine in Paris. We are shocked for multiple reasons, not the least of which is the simple fact that this attack .
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