Nani700 (Lynn Grant)

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Lawrence public education rally shows support for march to Topeka

There is choice in education, Gerald, just not state funding for private or religious schools which is how it should be.

March 30, 2015 at 10:09 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawmaker defends use of state plane to fly back for vote

Gotta get those photo ops with the governor when you can. To hell with one of the most important votes this session. If he had been planning to vote no, he would never had gotten the wings that you can bank on.

March 29, 2015 at 10:22 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Editorial: Power balance

My opinion is that it is direct aim. Brownback and his minions won't be happy or feel secure until they have destroyed all checks and balances in the Kansas government. In the meantime they are continuing their war on Kansans.

March 26, 2015 at 10:40 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas Legislature mulls slashing green energy incentives

No steps forward, but plenty backward,

March 22, 2015 at 7:45 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas Senate passes bill requiring university prospectuses

Another unfunded mandate placed upon institutions whose funding has already been cut. The party of "less government intrusion" strikes again. Sen. Jeff Melcher (the one who appears to have not a clue), how does a university "demonstrate that their graduates end up with higher salaries" when that really is subjective to each graduate's abilities, drive to succeed and life opportunities and skills? I suppose they can sift through records and find what they want to advertise. However, not every state entity is like the current administration and majority of the legislature who pick and choose what they want to tell the public. Public institutions of higher learning, while can be considered an investment, do not operate like the stock market, there actually is a human factor involved in their success. It is not always about money.

March 21, 2015 at 3:41 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Panel rejects bill to repeal Common Core in Kansas

Unfortunately some of those who voted no were not concerned with the well being of public education and those it serves. The conservative disagreement was only how soon they could get rid of common core not about its value to school districts.

March 21, 2015 at 12:21 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Senate panel votes to block United Way payroll deductions for public sector employees

So in their mission to destroy public employees and their unions, the conservatives choose to restrict the majority of deductions to other worthy causes. A little bit of cutting off your nose to spite your face in the name of "fairness, cost savings and employee protection" (?). Why not just let employees be the judge of how their deductions are handled!!

March 19, 2015 at 11:48 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Senate rejects limit on oil drilling near homes

Hmmmm. Oil corporation rights vs. personal property rights. Who do you think will win!?

March 19, 2015 at 10:13 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawmaker suggests school finance case could affect judicial budget

And he represents the responsible, righteous, holier than thou, majority party! Wow.

March 17, 2015 at 9:37 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas House narrowly passes Gov. Brownback's school funding overhaul

Inquiring minds want to know. Did Virgil Peck do any hunting on his way to and from the Capital? Actually why in the world would he leave when he knew this important vote would take place? His photo ops with the Guv more important?

March 13, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

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