Kansas Watchdog interviewed Michael Tanner in Shawnee on Thursday about his views of the new federal health care law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Tanner is senior fellow at the Cato Institute in Washington, DC and is the author of Bad Medicine: A Guide to the Real Costs and Consequences of the New Health [...]
Economic benefits attributed to the Affordable Airfare subsidy, formerly Wichita Fair Fares, are overstated and oversight is lacking according to a new report by the Division of Legislative Post Audit (LPA).
The report’s findings shouldn’t be a surprise to Wichita State University’s Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR), a source of the overstated claims, [...]
This is another article in a series about candidates in contested August primary elections.
On Saturday the Olathe Republican Party held their 15th annual “Fun and Freedom Picnic” and invited a number of public officials and candidates to speak, including the three Republican candidates for Kansas Secretary of State.
We talked to each of the [...]
State law forbids legislators, candidates, and other state elected officials from soliciting political contributions from lobbyists during the legislative session. This prohibition attempts to prevent trading of votes in the legislature for political money.
What happens when lobbyists are asked for money while the legislature is in session? If the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission [...]