Johnson County’s population growth rate has slowed dramatically, while the Northland in Missouri bids to become the new king of the hill in the Kansas City area.
Gov. Eric Greitens and Republican leaders of the General Assembly will go through the motions a few more weeks on ethics reform. Prediction: Nothing major will happen.
We now have four years worth of facts to evaluate how Gov. Sam Brownback’s income tax cuts have affected job growth in the Kansas City area.
UPDATED 9:50 p.m. Monday: Donald Trump’s blundering presidency plus Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s pathetic approval ratings are godsends for Democrat James Thompson.
UPDATED 4 pm: The Kansas Senate on Thursday killed a flat income tax plan advanced by Gov. Sam Brownback. Good. It would have been a sop to the rich.
The smashing victories of a large bond issue and special sales tax Tuesday revealed again that Kansas Citians believe in a vibrant future for their city. Now what?
Mayor Sly James pushed and prodded Kansas Citians to pass an $800 million bond issue on Tuesday. It required a property tax increase. And 57.1 percent of the vote to pass.
Kansas City has a lot riding on the outcome of the $800 million bond package on Tuesday’s ballot. So does Mayor Sly James.
Within 90 minutes Monday morning, Kansans witnessed even more wreckage of their state by Gov. Sam Brownback’s policies.