Editorials

Really, the first responders weren’t asking for much. It was a surprise to me, as I imagine it was to many Kansas Reflector readers, that they weren’t already getting worker’s compensation benefits for PTSD. “Kansas…

Wednesday’s ouster of Rep. Liz Cheney from a leadership position was the last chip of resistance to fall in the rebranding of the Republican Party.  Hesitant to go on record — this is history-making, after…

Lawrence and Douglas County have a chance to do economic development and do right. One of the community’s greatest, unfulfilled opportunities is Haskell Indian Nations University. It already is a great institution in many ways.…

The Biden administration on Tuesday granted permission for what is described as the first utility-scale offshore wind farm near Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, the first step in delivering on its promise to goose development of…

The ransomware crisis continues, this time with an attack not on a local hospital or police department but on a pipeline that carries almost half of the East Coast’s gasoline, diesel and other fuels. The…

It was a marathon weekend for Kansas legislators as they wrapped up their 2021 legislative session.  The session was an overall disappointment in that even though they were able to give generous tax breaks that…

The United States’ relationship with China remains fraught largely due to the latter’s treatment of Hong Kong, its human rights abuses in the Xinjiang province, intellectual property theft and more. Nevertheless, President Joe Biden’s climate…

In public statements again this week, former president Donald Trump has repeated his claims that the 2020 election was a fraud and was stolen. His message: I am still the rightful president, and President Biden…

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have collectively focused on that point in the future when so many people have been inoculated or have obtained natural immunity, normal life could resume and this…

The natural gas industry in Pennsylvania is worried about its future — and rightfully so. During last week’s virtual global climate summit, President Joe Biden announced a goal of cutting greenhouse gas pollution in half…