Opinion

Editorial: Downward spiral
Kansans want solutions, not excuses, for the state’s continuing economic woes.
June 26, 2016
Last week’s actions of the State Finance Council confirm there is no reason for optimism when it comes to the Kansas economy.
Editorial: In the loop
It’s good to see the city taking another step toward completing the Lawrence Loop recreational trail.
June 23, 2016
A Sunflower Foundation grant that will help pay for a new trail northwest of Rock Chalk Park is welcome news for Lawrence.
Editorial: Elusive consensus
Deep divisions apparent in legislative committee meetings last week will make it difficult for legislators to reach agreement on how to respond to a court order on school finance.
June 21, 2016
After two days of meetings last week, members of Kansas House and Senate Judiciary committees failed to reach any consensus on how to respond to a Kansas Supreme Court ruling that declared the state’s current school finance formula unconstitutional.

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