Stephen Moore, economist at The Heritage Foundation.
Stephen Moore was the co-architect with Arthur Laffer of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s 2012 income tax cuts. Now the leading economist for The Heritage Foundation is a top adviser for Donald Trump on his tax-cutting plan for America.
What could possibly go wrong (besides bankrupting the nation)?
Kansas City police may be controlled by city officials, not state ones, in the future.
A proposed statewide petition has been filed to eventually give Kansas City control over the 2,000-member Police Department, now run by a governor-appointed board.
This should lead to a positive outcome for taxpayers, city officials and the police — if all the steps are done correctly.
Many Kansas Citians who are working for sensible gun control laws in America will be honoring victims of firearms violence Wednesday at J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain.
Gov. Sam Brownback is irritating a lot of lawmakers in Kansas.
The budget-balancing soap opera stoked by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback got steamier Monday. Follow the latest developments:
When I began Yael on the Trail nine weeks ago, I made it easy to comment on the blog posts. That was a mistake.
Chief Darryl Forte wants people to report problems that could lead to violent crimes.
The murder rate in 2016 in Kansas City is on pace to be a stunning 50 percent higher than just two years ago, perhaps reaching 125 dead people on the city’s streets.
Violent crime has soared, too, especially aggravated assaults.
Donald Trump lied again Tuesday. Lather. Rinse. Repeat.
On Friday, as news broke that Russia helped elect Donald Trump as president, another revealing tidbit emerged: Too many of Trump’s voters are really stupid.
Gov. Jay Nixon needs to get up to speed fast on Missouri’s prison problems.
Missouri’s women prison guards are being sexually abused, costing taxpayers millions of dollars in legal settlements. The response from too many top state officials? It’s disgusting.
The Kansas City Star is promoting its strong series called “Fatal echoes” this way: “When fire departments fail to learn from each other’s mistakes, firefighters pay the price.” I urge you to read all three parts here.
Gov. Sam Brownback has approved higher taxes on the middle class.
A coalition of teachers, children’s advocates and others on Wednesday offered a plan to increase taxes to help Kansas balance its budget.
Many more ideas will be debated as the 2017 Kansas Legislature session looms, and I’ll leave evaluating them for another day.
Surprise! Donald Trump was on Twitter Wednesday night.
The tweet Wednesday night on the Miami Herald’s website caught my eye. It looked all-too-familiar.
Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker
A police-involved fatal shooting of a suspect last week in Kansas City will be investigated by Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker and a use of force committee she established.
“I’m going to take that one myself,” she told me this week. That is exactly what needs to happen.