In last week’s column, Burdett Loomis considered the Crosscheck program of which Secretary Kobach is so fond, and found it riddled with flaws. The ERIC system is a much better, nonpartisan alternative.
The Department of Children and Families and the entire state of Kansas have failed our most vulnerable citizens. Ed Flentje held them accountable in last week’s column.
From the supply-side experiment of 2014, to the swing back to the center in 2016, and now the green shoots of economic growth, Kansas remains a national trendsetter state to watch, according to Mark Peterson in last week’s column.
After the fifth– yes, fifth–ruling in Gannon v. Kansas, Michael Smith suggested that it’s time for a fresh start on school funding, in last week’s column.
In last week’s column, Duane Goossen wondered if the tax plans being floated by the White House and Congress will repeat–or learn from–the mistakes made in Kansas.
Kansas a slow-growth state? Don’t tell that to the remarkable young people profiled by Mark Peterson last week: high achievers who stayed right here in Kansas when they graduated.
Writing in the Capital-Journal, Bob Beatty looks at the Topeka mayoral debate–featuring panelists who are former mayors–and suggests that civil discourse is indeed still possible in the age of Trumpism.
More Guns, Less Crime author John Lott has responded to Michael Smith’s newspaper column. Read Smith’s response to Lott here.
Ed Flentje considered the different regions of Kansas and their political implications in last week’s column.
Candidates like Greg Orman believe that Kansans are ready for more independent candidates, but Burdett Loomis asked if that squares with the facts in last week’s column.