Miller: Is Kansas ready for the petition initiative?

Voters across the country–including in “red” states like Oklahoma and Missouri–are passing Medicaid expansion and a host of other policies via the petition initiative. All states bordering Kansas have it. But, it won’t pass the Kansas Legislature, wrote Patrick Miller in last week’s column.

Iorio: New Voices on Kansas School Board

Two tight, razor-thin victories in the KC and Wichita areas will, if certified, shift the balance of power on the Kansas School Board from 8 Republicans and 2 Democrats, to 6-4. But with candidates campaigning on themes like COVID safety and integrating technology, the board can continue to function as a consensual body, wrote Sharon Iorio in last week’s column