Patrick Miller discussed the troubled state of Kansas prisons and the controversies regarding privatization in last week’s column.
Kansas has come a long way with fiscal management since 2016, but there is still work to do, wrote Ed Flentje in last week’s column.
Gov. Kelly’s first legislative session is done– how’d she do? Burdett Loomis reviewed the results in last week’s column.
Pro-life activists want dramatic reductions in the number of abortions–but there are right ways and wrong ways to go about that, argued Michael Smith in last week’s column.
Online instruction that supplements in-class work shows some promise, but will school district officials be aware of the benefits and potential pitfalls as they implement it? This was Sharon Iorio’s topic for last week’s column.
With the perennial controversies over abortion rights having resurfaced, this time due to a Kansas Supreme Court ruling, it’s worth noting that most Kansans fall toward the center on the controversy, wrote Patrick Miller in last week’s column.
The long cycle of litigation and counter-litigation on school finance may have served its purpose in the past, but with Gov. Kelly and the Legislature having agreed on a new framework and new funding, it is time to stand down, wrote Ed Flentje in last week’s column.
In last week’s column, Burdett Loomis suggested that the politics of Medicaid expansion taking place between Gov. Kelly and Senate President Wagle is a bit like a game of “Texas Hold ‘Em.”
Michael Smith discusses his experiences with Political Science and public engagement in his latest MPSA blog entry.
Michael Smith explored the rapidly-growing ranks of “Young Nones” in last week’s column.