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.
Ah, Donald Trump supporters. What are we going to do about your clueless argument to “give him a chance” to govern America?
U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder is an affable Republican politician whose mostly ultra-conservative views reflect those of many voters in his home of Johnson County.
One of the most important events of the 2017 Kansas Legislature’s session — especially for Johnson County residents — actually will occur on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016.
That’s when House Republicans should place their secret votes in a large wooden ballot box on the chamber’s floor to select the highly qualified Russ Jennings of Lakin as their new Speaker of the House for the crucial session that begins in January.
Six weeks ago tonight, I began Yael on the Trail with crucial assistance from Emily, my software-savvy daughter. My intent at the time was to write a lot of local opinions, mostly about the 2016 elections.
Many people claim Kansas City area voters are very picky when it comes to higher taxes. My response after watching voters go to the polls dozens of times since the late 1980s: Nah, not really.
Check out what happened last Tuesday regarding libraries on the Missouri side of the state line, a courthouse in Johnson County and children’s services in Jackson County. Voters’ decisions will have consequences for years to come.
Here were three story lines before Tuesday’s elections in Johnson County — and how voters actually decided them.
Yes, I know. Donald Trump won the presidency. But in elections in Kansas and Missouri, some pretty positive things happened.
Some victories were even a bit surprising. Take a look.
I have always believed that endorsements were made to support good people and good causes — not to try to pick winners.
With that in mind, how did I do in making more than 50 recommendations for Yael on the Trail posts in the 2016 Election?