Journal-World Editorials

Editorial: Bicycle parking
Improved downtown bicycle parking should be paired with an effort to keep bicycles off downtown sidewalks.
October 7, 2015
Just like motorists, bicyclists apparently are frustrated with being unable to find a parking place in downtown Lawrence.
Editorial: Insulting effort
Kansas legislators should drop their effort to place unreasonable limits on who is eligible to serve on a local school board.
October 4, 2015
A survey recently sent to local school boards at the request of Kansas legislators is insulting to board members and probably a waste of everyone’s time.
Editorial: Voter purge
Setting an arbitrary time limit after which incomplete Kansas voter registrations will be tossed out is one way to shorten the state’s embarrassing list of “in suspense” voters.
October 1, 2015
On Friday, the Kansas Secretary of State’s office is set to initiate a new policy that will toss out any Kansas voter registration that hasn’t been completed within 90 days.
Editorial: Arts asset
In the last 40 years, the Lawrence Arts Center has grown from humble beginnings to a true community asset.
September 30, 2015
It’s hard to imagine that 40 years ago hardly anyone in Lawrence had much idea what a community arts center should look like.