Kansas to lose $1.4 million in taxes every year when store moves 100 feet into Missouri
A QuikTrip plans to spend millions of dollars and “move” 100 feet from Kansas to Missouri. “Fox 4’s Rob Low reports from 31st and Southwest Blvd. with why it pays to be on Missouri’s side.” Read the rest of this entry »
Have Senators Brownback and Pat Roberts Turned Pro-Abortion?
It seems ironic to write about two of the Senate’s most vocal advocates for defending the unborn, but the release of this statement has seriously eroded their credibility on the matter. Obama recently nominated Kansas governor Kathleen Sebelius to the office of “Health and Human Services.” This evil woman has time and time again provided cover for third trimester abortionist George Tiller. That it | Read More »
Gov. Sebelius to Balance 2010 Kansas Budget using Federal Debt and Federal Taxes
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius Today’s press release from Gov. Sebelius announced her plans to balance the 2010 budget: “Governor Kathleen Sebelius has delivered to the legislature amendments to her 2010 budget recommendations that take into account resources available in the Federal Recovery Act. With these amendments, the 2010 budget is balanced, ends with money in the bank and does not raise taxes.” Why doesn’t Gov. Sebelius | Read More »
More Info on Van Meteren “Free Speech” Ethics Case
A recent Meadowlark article, “Free Speech” May Cost Kansas Citizen $7500, gave details from a civil fine hearing held by the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission in January, which was decided at their February meeting. Kris Van Meteren brought a complaint to the Ethics Commission several months ago, and then talked to the press about his signed complaint. Van Meteren then found himself the subject of | Read More »
CA Republicans Cave
Kansas Republicans stood firm against Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ attempt to tax refunds and paychecks for government workers hostage in that state’s recent budget crisis: Sebelius’ budget director had asked the Kansas Finance Council — made up of Sebelius and eight top lawmakers — to approve the transfers Monday to get the state through a cash-flow problem. The state had already borrowed $550 million from | Read More »
What’s the Matter with Kansas?
Faced with a shortage of funds this year and unwilling to cut the bloated state budget, Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius is planning to welsh on the state’s debt to taxpayers who overpaid in 2008 and to put a hold on paychecks owed to state employees until the Republican-controlled state legislature allows her to break state law by borrowing hundreds of millions of dollars from already | Read More »
Kansas Governor Sebelius Pulls Name From Cabinet Consideration
Governor Kathleen Sebelius (Democrat) has pulled her name from consideration in an Obama Cabinet. Her name has been mentioned as a possibility for Secretary of Labor, Education, or Agriculture. She cited Kansas’ deepening financial crisis as the reason for her pulling her name from consideration. Why is this important? Sebelius is THE hope Democrats have for capturing retiring Senator Sam Brownback’s seat in the 2010 | Read More »
Jim Slattery Crashing, Burning
Who is Jim Slattery? Why is the chosen one, the Democratic candidate who could crush Senator Pat Roberts in Kansas.Slattery got fawning attention from the D.C. Democrats, the media, the online left, etc. He was championed as the guy who could finally turn Kansas blue against the corrupt, out of touch Pat Roberts.He’s now down 20 points behind Pat Roberts.Thus ends another darling of the | Read More »
If you live in Johnson County, Kansas
Please vote for District Attorney Phil Kline today in the GOP primary.You can view his campaign website here.
The battle for the Kansas Republican Party just got very ugly
When you hear “Kansas Traditional Republican Majority” you probably see the word “tradition” and connote that this must be the conservative GOP organization in Kansas.Not only would you be wrong, but if you are in Kansas, you may be totally misled. This organization, the state equivalent of the Republican Main Street Partnership, the far left organization dedicated to making the GOP platform a mirror of | Read More »
A quick question for Nancy Boyda (KS-02) and Dennis Moore (KS-03)
Do you think that the Senate Ethics Committee should censure Senator Coburn for delivering babies for free at a private hospital?Assuming that they don’t drop everything and respond right away, Representative Boyda can be reached at:(785) 234-8111(202) 225-6601Fax: (202) 225-7986 Or via email here…and Representative Moore can be reached at:(913) 621-0832(202) 225-2865FAX: (202) 225-2807Or via email hereNote that neither of them will accept emails from | Read More »
Sean Tevis Runs For Kansas State House District 15 on Netroots Nation Funds
Kansas Meadowlark has a new fun way to raise money. Meet Sean Tevis. Sean has done little fundraising in the 15th State House District of Kansas.Instead, Sean went to Netroots Nation and passed the hat. He raised closed to $96,000.00. As Kansas Meadowlark notesA huge part of Tevis’ contributions (71.9%) were small, unitemized, and without any additional information. *Only 1.8% of all contributions were from | Read More »
Great news: financial update on Kansas races (2nd, 3rd, Senate).
As the second quarter comes to a end, some of the financial reports for candidates have become public.And the news was tremondous for Republicans, and more importantly, conservatives.I’ll start with the biggest story:3rd district: The likely challenger to six-term Democratic incumbent Dennis Moore out-raised him, $480,000 to $336,000. Nick Jordan, who still has to win the August 5th primary (though there’s not a serious challenger), | Read More »
Jim Ryun: the best candidate but room for improvement (KS-2)
First-time poster alert.Jim Ryun, a U.S. Representative from 1996-2006, is running again for office. Before he gets the Republican nomination, however, he has to defeat former State Senator and Treasurer Lynn Jenkins — which, according to most polls, won’t be tough. That’s a good thing, as Jenkins shares many positions with Nancy Boyda: both have voted for higher taxes, both are generally pro-abortion, and neither | Read More »