In a letter published on March 5, Rep. Brett Hildabrand objects to Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger’s characterization of his proposed legislation, House Bill 2553, the Health Care Compact. Hildabrand says that Commissioner Praeger’s statement that this legislation would allow the state to use Medicare dollars to support other state functions is “patently false.”
My husband and I attended the opening night of “Other Desert Cities” and were wowed. Theatre Lawrence is to be applauded for starting important conversations with their current production. What we witness on stage is the impact on each member of a family of long-held secrets. The outstanding performances by each of the five actors prompts laughter, tears and reflection. Both the excellent acting and the story invite reflection on our own experiences in our own families.
I think it would be prudent to grant professors rights to patents they develop while temporarily off the KU payroll.
Since Mr. Simons seems concerned about KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little’s age and the length of her tenure as chancellor, I was just wondering: How old is he and how long does he plan to write Saturday columns?
After reading the Feb. 28 Journal-World, I was glad to see that the Kansas Legislature has finally accomplished something concrete this session.
In the early 1950s I attended a religious high school in Virginia. It was segregated (white).
One is tempted to rant and rave when confronted with the hatred and bigotry on display in the letter published Feb. 25 titled “Sinful lifestyle.”
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network poll showed 72 percent of Kansans supported taking federal funds to expand Medicaid coverage in Kansas, (Journal-World, Feb. 27). The federal government has promised to pay 100 percent of the cost of expansion for three years; and 90 percent in subsequent years.
I read with great interest on Friday morning about the new addition to the Kansas Statehouse: a 17 foot juvenile mosasaur hanging on the wall in Gov. Brownback’s ceremonial office.