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The Failed Philosophy Behind The NJ Train Crash

Andrew Winston | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics
Andrew Winston

There could be many causes of the tragic NJ Transit train crash yesterday. But assuming it wasn't willful intent, we know that a contributing factor was a lack of investment in new technology.

John Celock

GOP Lawmakers Approve Tax Plan After Contentious Debate | John Celock | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature approved a permanent sales tax hike in the early morning hours Sunday, as part of a plan to replace the s...

John Celock

GOP Infighting Stales Republican Gov.'s Tax Hike Proposal | John Celock | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

Republican Party infighting over the size of the state sales tax has led to gridlock in the Kansas Legislature as lawmakers continue in overtime. ...

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GOP Governor's Allies Balk At Sales Tax Hike | John Celock | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

A group of conservative Republican freshmen state legislators in Kansas met with Gov. Sam Brownback (R) on Friday and told him that they will not supp...

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GOP Gov Declares He's 'Not Beholden' To Special Interests | John Celock | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) used his State of the State address Tuesday evening to push to eliminate the state income tax and to call for overhaulin...

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Dems Criticize 'Politically Timed' Tax Mail | John Celock | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Kansas Democrats are criticizing the administration of Gov. Sam Brownback (R) for sending out a brochure touting the state's new tax cuts days before ...

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Democrat: 'Oblivious' GOP Gov's 'Unheard Of' Plan | John Celock | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics

Kansas Democrats are fighting back against what they say are "unheard of" budget cut proposals and a predicted revenue shortfall from which the state ...

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Tax-Cut Budget Vote Was GOP 'Political Thuggery,' Democrat Says | John Celock | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Kansas House Republicans were accused of "political thuggery" after cutting off debate to pass a controversial tax plan that may cost the state at lea...

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Anti-Abortion Bill Could Tax Rape Victims | John Celock | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

The sweeping anti-abortion bill working its way through the Kansas Legislature would levy a sales tax on women seeking abortions, including rape victi...