Editorials

Small businesses in Kansas have a distinct competitive disadvantage, and the Legislature should act in this session to make Kansas tax policy consistent with other states. Last year’s Wayfair decision from the U.S. Supreme Court…

If women and girls in this country are making any progress on shattering the negative stereotypes of what they can do in mathematics and engineering, they have Katherine Johnson to thank for helping to pave…

Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was found guilty Monday of rape and  sexual assault in a Manhattan court. Jurors stopped short of convicting Weinstein on the more serious charges of being a sexual predator.  Although…

The timing suggests that Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle thought she would get something very specific and very valuable — glamorous, really — in return for her 2018 “yes” vote for racetrack casinos, after years…

There’s no time to lose for second-tier Democrats to drop out of the race for their party’s presidential nominee. Saturday’s Nevada caucus win makes Sen. Bernie Sanders the clear leader. Which would be fine if…

Kris Kobach eking out a narrow primary victory against divided opponents.  A Democratic woman stressing moderate themes, health care, and good government, defeating Kobach in the general election. It happened in 2018, and it could…

The attorney general of the United States should not be influenced by the president or members of the White House staff on how to prosecute particular cases before the Department of Justice. The department should…

Monday’s community forum about a new fieldhouse at Allen Community College was at times encouraging and at others, discouraging. First the positives. The turnout was amazing. A standing-room only crowd showed up, proving area citizens…

Boy Scouts of America has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to protect the organization and its multibillion-dollar assets from seizure amid hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits. A once-venerable institution, credited by generations of business and…

Rod Blagojevich emerged from prison and returned to the comforts of kith, kin and a microphone. Yep, there he was Wednesday, his first morning as a freed convict, freshly shaved and nicked by a sharp…