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Kansas lawmakers mining for a pot of gold to fix budget woe

She criticized Brownback for declining to use executive power to make spending cuts and argued delaying the inevitable was designed to punish Democrats and moderate...

Judicial retention campaigns heat up; little disclosure of donors and spending

John Carmichael, D-Wichita. The justices up for retention — Lawton Nuss, Marla Luckert, Carol Beier, Dan Biles and Caleb Stegall — are heavily restricted in...

Brownback says election not repudiation of policies

He does not realize what happened last Tuesday was a repudiation not only of his policies but also his Republican conservative friends in the Legislature...

GOP rivals of Supreme Court moderates agonize over missed chance

Ralph Ostmeyer, R-Grinnell, said conservative political operatives during the next four months needed to shield Stegall, the lone conservative on the bench, while advocating for...

Every Student Succeeds Act is another political disaster

It is important to remember that when NCLB was authorized, it also was hailed as a strong bipartisan action, bringing together Ted Kennedy with conservative...

Huelskamp targets primary opponents on immigration, health care

“If Tim Huelskamp's opponents were conservatives like they claim, they'd support Tim Huelskamp and his proven conservative record,” Kelly said. “Instead, Roger Marshall and Alan...

Kansas Democrats see opportunity to regain seats in Legislature

“You've got a perfect opportunity to say these folks called themselves conservatives and they raised your taxes. ... John Carmichael, D-Wichita, said people in both...

Kobach's crusade

John Carmichael is thinking along the same lines. In a Tribune News Service story, the Wichita Democrat said: “Now (Kobach) is in a situation where...

Democrats divided on tax issue

CBS Local“Our constituents will never know where legislators really stand on these issues unless we debate these issues on the House floor in public,” said...

Local students awarded degrees from FHSU

Augusta: Luke Thomas McKay earned a Bachelor of Science in health and human performance with an emphasis in recreation. Elizabeth Renee Raine earned a Master...

Local students graduate from FHSU

... a B.S. in elementary education; William A. Poland, a B.S. in agriculture (animal science); Ryan Michael Shofner, an M.S. in biology; Casey C. Swindler,...