• Use the special session to support taxpayers

    Use the special session to support taxpayers0

    Kansas Governor Laura Kelly called legislators back for a special session starting tomorrow, ostensibly to deal with COVID-related issues.  But they already did so, and quite effectively.  House Bill 2054 provided legislative oversight to Kelly’s emergency management authority and spending federal COVID funds, and also provided much-needed liability protection for healthcare workers and businesses. Kelly

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  • Governor Kelly’s vetoes showed her disdain for taxpayers

    Governor Kelly’s vetoes showed her disdain for taxpayers0

    Remember Governor Laura Kelly’s campaign promises of bipartisanship, transparency, and doing what’s right for the people of Kansas?  Observing her in the legislature over the years made clear it was hogwash, and that it would only be a matter of time before showing her true colors.  Her recent vetoes did exactly that. This isn’t a

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  • Kansas April jobs report suggests an economic free-fall

    Kansas April jobs report suggests an economic free-fall0

    During the worst of the public health crisis, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly locked in place the COVID-19 economic shock. That means state policy closed businesses and ended jobs longer than necessary. As a result, the April jobs report announced Kansas lost 130,400 total jobs. Analysis of this jobs report suggests the state economy is shrinking

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