Journal-World Editorials

Editorial: Fixing sidewalks
Proposed city policy could work well with a few tweaks to lessen the financial pain for property owners.
March 6, 2018
City commissioners should take steps to lessen the burden that homeowners face with repairing sidewalks on their properties.
Editorial: Step up efforts to prevent opioid abuse
The opioid death rate in Kansas has quadrupled in the past 16 years. It’s time to take action.
March 4, 2018
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer was right to create a task force to study opioid addiction and make recommendations for ways to address the issue.
Editorial: City’s financial mistakes pile up
A recent blunder on the affordable housing front is the latest in a series; taxpayers deserve better.
February 27, 2018
It is difficult to have much faith in the city of Lawrence’s financial decision-making these days.