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Kansas freedom scorecard released

To help Kansans understand how legislators vote, Kansas Policy Institute has produced the Kansas Freedom Index for 2013.

As lawmakers, Kansas judges should be selected democratically

While many believe that judges should not "legislate from the bench," the reality is that lawmaking is a judicial function. In a democracy, lawmakers should be elected under the principle of "one person, one vote." But Kansas, which uses the Missouri Plan for judicial selection to its two highest courts, violates this principle.

In Kansas, rejecting left-wing Republicans

Kansas voters have realized that the governance of Kansas by a coalition of Democrats and left-wing Republicans has not been in the state's best interest.

Kansas traditional Republicans: The record

As Kansas Republicans decide who to vote for in next week's primary election, moderate senate incumbents and many newspapers urge voting for those Republicans who promote a “reasonable,” “balanced,” and “responsible” approach to Kansas government. When we examine the record of the coalition of moderate Republicans and Democrats that governed Kansas for the first decade of this century, we see legislative accomplishment that not many Kansans may be aware of.

Kansas reasonable: The legacy

What is the record of those who promote a reasonable, balanced, and responsible approach to Kansas government?

Kansas senators seen as unfriendly to business

The Kansas Chamber of Commerce PAC is supporting challengers to Kansas senators who have voting records contrary to economic freedom and free enterprise.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Friday March 25, 2011

Today: Elections coming up; campaign signs; Kansas income is growing; March to Economic Growth stalled; in Kansas, cutting unnecessary spending can avoid service cuts; open records under attack; ignorant or just ill-informed?; government spending overrides privates spending.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Monday February 28, 2011

Today: Elections tomorrow; Kansas schools can transfer funds?; Ranzau stand on federal funds profiled; Kansas legislative chambers don't agree; Kansas Economic Freedom Index; citizens, not taxpayers; increasing taxes not seen as solution.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Tuesday October 26, 2010

Today: Raj Goyle, Free markets, Government spending, Kansas fourth district, Kansas Governor, Kansas legislature, Kansas Policy Institute, Sam Brownback, Tea Party, Tom Holland, Wichita Pachyderm Club, Education, School choice.

Texting bans haven’t worked

In an attempt to increase highway safety, many states have passed bans on texting while driving. But the bans haven't worked, and some states have experienced an increase in crashes.

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