Superintendent Terry Grier and board President Mike Lunceford are in favor of helping the Houston schools create what would be some of the strongest rules nationwide governing the relationships between trustees and campaign donors doing …
Today: When government pays, government controls; The moral case for capitalism; Moran to address Pachyderms; Funding pet projects without earmarks; Harm of taxes; Role of prices.
Sedgwick County will hear from the public on an issue, despite the desires of commissioners Tim Norton, Jim Skelton, and Dave Unruh to avoid public debate.
Kansas scores on the nationwide NAEP tests are unchanged or falling at the same time scores on Kansas tests are rising — “jumping,” in the recent words of Kansas Education Commissioner Diane DeBacker.
“Back of the ineffectiveness of our legislative system is the indifference of the public.
“The Legislature continues ineffective for precisely the same reason that at the special election — at which measures of the greatest importance to the state were voted upon — out of a registration of approximately 1,250,000 only 260,000 voted.”
— Franklin Hichborn, cover page of Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1915
In a short video, Nigel Ashford of Institute for Humane Studies explains the tenets of classical liberalism.
Metro Police Chief Steve Anderson is not only a veteran cop but also an attorney by training. And with that background can come a tendency to be a bit buttoned up in his public comments, unlike his more showy, camera-loving … Continue reading →