OSAWATOMIE — The Kansas State Employees Association wants to bite the hand that pays them, says labor union president Bill Glover.
In a move that has surprised some, the public-employee union at Kansas State University has come out against shifting control of classified employees to the local level. Instead, the union has aligned with the notably anti-union state Legislature.Read More →
Lax financial controls, poor accountability and the potential for fraud landed two Kansas veterans facilities in state auditors’ crosshairs Tuesday morning.Read More →
The Kansas Public Employee Retirement System wrongly awarded nearly $300,000 in the past six years – and that’s just the start.Read More →
By Travis Perry │ Kansas Watchdog
OSAWATOMIE — Larned State Hospital set a new high-water mark for overtime spending last year, posting an increase of more than $1 million.
Overtime spending at LSH jumped 82 percent, from $1.3 million in 2011 to $2.4 million in 2012, according to state spending data on KansasOpenGov.org.Read More →
Some Kansas welfare recipients are living large on the public dime, spending your tax dollars at liquor stores, strip clubs, smoke shops and casinos.Read More →