Senate Bill 338 opens the door for serious abuse in Kansas. Governmental authority to take property from one private citizen and give it to another private citizen should be limited, but this bill would have the effect of expanding such authority without adequate safeguards, wrote Kansas Governor Sam Brownback in his veto message.
Posts tagged as “Sam Brownback”
How does Kansas state support for higher education compare to other states?
An op-ed on the Kansas economy needs context and correction.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback should veto a bill that is harmful to property rights, writes John Todd.
The economic details of a semi-secret sale of bonds by the State of Kansas are worse than what's been reported.
Actions considered by the Kansas Legislature demonstrate -- again -- that governments are not capable of managing defined-benefit pension plans.
Difficulty balancing the Kansas budget is different from, and has not caused, widespread spending cuts.
There are useful lessons we can learn from the criticism of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, including how easy it is to ignore inconvenient lessons of history.
Reactions to the release of National Assessment of Educational Progress scores for Kansas and the nation. Also, an interactive visualization.
There's no need for Kansas state government to exaggerate the value of agriculture to the Kansas economy.
Radio talk show host Joseph Ashby joins host Bob Weeks to discuss his interview with Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, the end of the legislative session, and Republican presidential candidates.
Kansas public schools ought to thank the governor and legislature for failing to give parents the power of school choice.
A newspaper op-ed illustrates some of the muddled thinking of Kansas newspaper editorialists, not to mention Brownback derangement syndrome.
The trend in Kansas public school employment and teacher/pupil ratios may surprise you, given the narrative presented by public schools.
The Kansas STAR bonds program provides a mechanism for spending by autopilot, without specific appropriation by the legislature.
A story told to generate sympathy for working mothers at the expense of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is based on arithmetic that is not plausible.
What has been the trend in Kansas school employment and pupil-teacher ratio?
Here’s a map I created of the vote percentage Governor Sam Brownback received by precinct.
Kansas Republican primary voters made two good decisions this week.
The investigation of a candidate for United States Senator by an appointed board in Kansas raises questions of propriety, and Senator Pat Roberts' use of it in advertising is shameful.