U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill on Friday chose the hard path of doing the right thing over taking the easier route toward re-election in 2018.
Coming soon to Kansas: higher income taxes to help finance better public schools.
Election 2016 is almost over! So are you ready to vote Tuesday?
Here’s your last-minute opportunity to read about most of the issues on the ballots in Missouri and Kansas.
Below are all local 28 posts I have written about the 2016 elections on Yael on the Trail. They include information — and endorsements — on the best candidates to beat back Gov. Sam Brownback in Kansas; cigarette taxes in Missouri; Supreme Court justice retention races in Kansas; the three questions in Kansas City; and much more.
With 13 days until Election Day, supporters of retaining Kansas Supreme Court justices are fully engaged in costly, sometimes ugly battles that involve radio and TV ads, yard signs and endorsements.
Voters need to keep the justices on Nov. 8.
If that doesn’t happen, Gov. Sam Brownback will make the final choices in 2017 on replacement justices who could serve years, if not decades, after his ruinous administration concludes in January 2019.