Kansas legislators’ caution Monday was well placed with regard to proposals from the governor’s office regarding the consolidation of all school districts’ employee health plans and centralizing school district purchasing statewide. At first glance, the proposals sound reasonable. Gov. .
Traffic statistics have a hard time competing with Washington scandals, terrorist attacks or North Korean missile launches, but that doesn’t mean the information doesn’t merit attention. That’s particularly true when, unlike political scandals or North Korea’s .
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and other critics of the bill both houses of the Kansas Legislature approved last week have been quick to characterize the measure as a tax increase — a historic tax increase. The governor further asserts that some .
Were it not for the announced price of a muscular dystrophy drug, few Americans would likely have noticed that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its marketing in the united states. What caught people’s attention, even for those .
If Kansas lawmakers insist on allowing people to carry concealed firearms at the University of Kansas Medical Center, there’s virtually no chance the Legislature will prohibit them on college or university campuses. That’s unfortunate, because concealed weapons don’.
The first thing to say: Best wishes, Coach. We’re thinking of you. We’re thinking of Bill Snyder, of course. He’s the football coach at K-State, and he revealed earlier this week that he has throat cancer. He .
Kim Jong Nam wasn’t exactly a household name, except perhaps in the household of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un. And if, perchance, the latter Kim was worried about the former Kim, who was his half-brother, he can move .
It’s baffling that people who want to be taken seriously continue to argue, without offering evidence, that voter fraud is widespread in the United States. The voter fraud purveyor-in-chief, of course, is President Donald Trump, who continues to insist .
We’re not admirers of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. In our view, she’s utterly unqualified for the position and should not have been nominated. Nevertheless, she has the top spot because in an unprecedented move regarding Cabinet .
We don’t know about you, but we feel a burst of pride when we look into the sky and see one of those commercial airliners approaching or taking off from Manhattan Regional Airport. Those planes, and the airport itself, .
President Donald Trump, not without some justification, thinks of himself as a doer. He would get a lot more done, however, if he were a little — make that a lot — less combative. It also would help if he didn’t .
One of these years, a legislative session will come and go without a proposal from Secretary of State Kris Kobach that doesn’t focus on voter fraud or undocumented immigrants. This is not that year. Among Mr. Kobach’s initiatives .
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