MelindaHenderson (Melinda Henderson)


Comment history

New school funding bill would add $76 million in state aid, raise local property taxes

Then tell the school board to stop approving the tax incentives. They don't have to, they just do.

March 22, 2017 at 9:29 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Residents voice dissent at information session on proposed whitewater center

Ahhh, so they did show the "Whitewater Too White" promo. First time I saw it I was stunned. Then I watched it again, from home, just to make sure everyone was white. Then I threw up in my mouth a little. Disgusting.

March 11, 2017 at 12:14 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Residents voice dissent at information session on proposed whitewater center

It's not Lawrence/Douglas County's job to fix the Brownback budget FUBARs.

March 9, 2017 at 10:02 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence City Commission to respond to requests to declare sanctuary city status

Wow. It sure looks like a lot of commenters here haven't read the staff report. Otherwise, I can't imagine why they're so concerned.

March 7, 2017 at 12:10 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

School board candidate says she'd advocate for 'all students,' healthier school lunches

And when will the list be made public?

March 6, 2017 at 8:10 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

School board rethinks process to appoint board member; vote to be delayed

Um, did they have an open meeting to discuss this?

March 6, 2017 at 6:03 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas town largely moving on year after mass shooting

Why is the cost of housing so high in Hesston?

How much do the two factories there pay?

March 5, 2017 at 6:20 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence school board won't formally interview candidates as part of process to fill vacancy

I'm not sure this policy came from the board. Sounds more like it came from Hayden and they just found out today and are dealing with whiplash.

March 2, 2017 at 11:15 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Editorial: Expand Medicaid now

Can you explain 1) why do we have 4600 individuals with disabilities still on the waiting list? 2) how do they affect Medicaid Expansion? Thanks.

March 1, 2017 at 3:39 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

School district denies open records request for school board applications

This seems to be Hayden's decision. The board needs to set him straight. And do call tomorrow. And remember that bond issue coming up!

February 27, 2017 at 11:31 p.m. ( | suggest removal )