Senate Republican Whip Brad Zaun announced his support for Representative Annette Sweeney in her primary matchup with fellow Republican Representative Pat Grassley. The two are vying for the House District 50 seat, which includes parts of Butler and Hardin counties and all of Grundy County. Here is the announcement sent Thursday afternoon from Sweeney’s campaign: [...]
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Some who oppose cutting income tax rates in Kansas are using slight of hand to make the case that Kansas can’t afford to cut taxes.
Rumors are swirling that President Obama is scheduled to travel to Newton on Thursday, May 24th for an official visit. President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Second Lady Jill Biden have all visited Iowa recently. The trip follows Mitt Romney’s first visit to Iowa following the Iowa caucuses. The President [...]
The Wichita school district, like most of the Kansas school spending establishment, uses spending figures containing a grain of truth to make a larger and misleading argument about school spending.
Even though Ben Lange won the Republican primary in the 1st Congressional District with relative ease in 2010, getting people to actually believe he could mount a general election campaign to unseat Congressman Bruce Braley was incredibly difficult. To Lange’s credit, following his 2010 primary victory, he met the fundraising goals set from him by [...]
By Laura Faer Public Counsel
Civil rights advocates, judges and law enforcement sometimes wind up on different sides of the public debate about juvenile justice. But on the issue of school discipline, we’re speaking the same language.