Only a few months ago the court battle over school funding was a central issue of legislative concern and media reports.
It’s one thing for academics in Asia to rant against the tyranny of the dollar, or to make cheery forecasts about its impending eclipse by the Chinese yuan. But now that Facebook Inc. wants to spawn a new global currencyy, central banks in Beijing, Jakarta, Manila or Mumbai won’t exactly be ecstatic.
Younger workers wonder why older workers are hanging onto their jobs for so long. Time for those older folks to retire already!
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that if you are convicted in a state court of a criminal offense, the federal government can put you on trial again for essentially the same crime, and if you’re convicted, your new sentence can be added to your old one.
In the same breath, Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, recently promised to award one contract to Kansas — as well as to Missouri.
Our state has failed to provide enough funding to community mental health centers to truly meet the need for care.
In early June, Diane Mueller fled her flooded home near St. Louis, for the second time in two years. She hopes it won’t happen again.
Trade wars between the United States and much of the world are expected to inflict more pain on Kansas businesses and consumers in coming months, especially if President Donald Trump adds to his list of taxes on imports.
In next year’s presidential primary, Kansas Democrats will be test-driving a balloting process called ranked-choice voting that should increase turnout and be plain old good for our democracy.
It was known as the “tanker war.” In 1987, Iran wreaked havoc on global energy supplies moving through the Strait of Hormuz, using mines to attack Kuwaiti oil tankers and eventually triggering direct conflict between U.S. naval forces and Iranian vessels.