Journal-World Editorials

Editorial: Pay concerns don’t add up
Though low morale at KU needs to be addressed, the faculty is among the best paid in the region.
October 9, 2017
Concerns raised by University of Kansas professors last week about low pay don’t square with data from the American Association of University Professors.
Editorial: Staffing is key to fighting crime
A lack of law enforcement resources and personnel is having noticeable effects on the crime rate.
October 6, 2017
Amid a startling spike in violent crime, Kansas officials need to look closely at increasing law enforcement staffing at agencies around the state.
Editorial: Examining gun violence
It’s critical that Lawrence leaders take a hard look at the recent mayhem in our town.
October 3, 2017
Lawrence suddenly feels less safe, made uneasy by a string of deadly shootings that has left city leaders at a loss.