The new school funding report and other developments show that the Kansas Legislature just keeps digging holes this session, wrote Mark Peterson in last week’s column.
Mark Peterson considered the possibilities for winnowing the field of gubernatorial candidates in last week’s column.
Tax revenues are up– but the Governor plans to spend a lot more money than is coming in, wrote Mark Peterson 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.
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.
Does Tonganoxie need a massive new “protein processing plant” funded by tax breaks? Mark Peterson explained that euphemism– and said no–in last week’s column.
Mark Peterson made that case that both words and deliberation matter to good policy in last week’s column.
With Gov. Brownback’s probable departure to take a new job, the IK crew took the opportunity to share our thoughts on his legacy.
In last week’s column, Mark Peterson tackled Senator Moran’s boldness on health care policy– and wondered if it would become permanent.
In last week’s column, Mark Peterson suggested that our friends across the Atlantic could learn a thing or two from recent developments in Kansas politics.