srj (Steve Jacob)

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Lawmakers to take aim at business tax exemption in wrap-up session

Sales tax increase. I say it every day. Going to happen.

April 26, 2016 at 7:06 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Gov. Brownback says Kansas pulling out of refugee funding program

Safety concerns? 47 people have been murdered in the KC metro area this year and we are worried about refugees?

April 26, 2016 at 1:48 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence movie theater to undergo million dollar-plus renovation; update on plans for large music venue in North Lawrence

AMC Town Center, AMC 28, and Cinetopia are just so much better, I do not think the changes will make me change theaters.

April 25, 2016 at 7:58 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

UNC receives amended Notice of Allegations in long-running NCAA infractions case

Typically schools will do all they can to keep National Championships and future playoff berths. If you have to sacrifice scholarships and wins from non-championship years fine, look at Syracuse.

Louisville will be the interesting one. . Someone on the payroll, not a booster, supplied prostitutes to recruits. New territory for the NCAA.

April 25, 2016 at 5:57 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Pompeo says he is not running for U.S. Senate seat in Kansas

Every congressman dreams of being a senator, every senator dreams of being President. But it's not worth losing your seat. Todd Tiahrt would kill to get his seat back.

April 25, 2016 at 4:32 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence City Commission will be asked to support funding for proposed $20 million transit hub on KU campus

I always point out the sales tax ends April 1st 2019. And the sales tax is basically .25%

https://www.lawrenceks.org/sales_tax_...

April 24, 2016 at 9:10 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas governor's tobacco bonds plan draws strong criticism

One big problem is that is how much will you get from selling the settlement money? The settlement money default risk is going higher (less people are smoking then 1998) so who ever buys the settlement from Kansas will be taking a bigger risk, and will have to be rewarded more.

April 24, 2016 at 5:46 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Editorial: Out of options

Option 3--sales tax increase is the most likely outcome to me.

April 23, 2016 at 7:55 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Kansas Senate spat sees Hensley say to Francisco: ‘I’m done with you’

Does Francisco really need any money from the PAC to get re-elected?

April 23, 2016 at 7:17 a.m. ( | suggest removal )