Opinion

In their eagerness to pass tax cuts, Kansas Republicans are choosing to ignore that the federal government just passed one of its own. On Tuesday, the Kansas Department of Revenue broke the news that state…

When President Joe Biden agreed with a newscaster that Vladimir Putin was “a killer,” I initially thought it a tactical error. Not that the Russian leader isn’t a killer, having sent agents to murder dissidents…

I’ve come to accept that every year Kansas legislators will debate four topics — abortion, the expansion of Medicaid, gun violence, and voting rights — no matter what else is going on in the world.…

 Sometime this spring, in an attempt to do something — anything — on gun control, the U.S. Senate will revive a bill that would require people who buy guns from unlicensed dealers to undergo federal…

My youngest is now 9, but my memories of his baby and toddlerhood are still quite vivid. Pleasant memories of his first steps and other milestones are interspersed with  traumatic memories of near constant threats…

Gene Suellentrop handed his Kansas Senate leadership colleagues a crowbar, and they still can’t seem to see the need to pry him from office. Late Friday, the Senate majority leader was formally charged with multiple…

At press time, 5,805 Amazon warehouse employees in Bessemer, Ala-bama, were voting on whether to join the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union. If they do, they will work at the company’s first unionized facility…

On Monday, Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a law shielding the state from COVID-19 related lawsuits. Kansas should follow suit. This global pandemic has upended business as usual because of its scope and depth. It’s…

Republicans in the Missouri legislature continue to reject reason, logic, the law, empathy and common sense regarding Medicaid, the federal-state program that provides health insurance for the poor. The latest chapter in this apparently never-ending…

After the speeches, the hashtags, the marches, the dramatic demands for transforming America’s criminal justice system, comes the relatively mundane but indispensable means of determining guilt or innocence and, if guilt, punishment: the trial of…