iOS app Android app

Kansas Budget

Kansas GOP's Right-Wing Budget Disaster Gets Worse

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will face a $279 million budget shortfall by July, far worse than state officials had thought before a new revenue foreca...

Kansas Is So Broke That It Has To Auction Off Sex Toys

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

Kansas' budget woes are so dire that the state government has resorted to selling off furry handcuffs and vibrators seized by its revenue department. ...

Friday Talking Points -- First Marijuana TV Ad Created

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This ad will likely be followed by other companies' ads -- all competing freely in a marketplace for customers -- which means it does represent a historic turning point.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Sequestration Austerity Hits 'Ultra-Conservative Utopia'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As across-the-board federal budget cuts ripple across the country, local officials in Kansas have been left scrambling to fund air traff...

John Celock

Democrat: 'Oblivious' GOP Gov's 'Unheard Of' Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

John Celock

Lawmakers Surprising Final Action

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

Kansas lawmakers may have worked through the weekend with no nap breaks, but the state remains the only one in the nation without a redistricting plan...

John Celock

State Budget Crisis Closes Courts

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

Kansas state courts will shut down for five Fridays this spring to save money in a state budget crisis that includes a $1.4 million hole in the court ...

The Arts Aren't in Kansas Anymore, Toto

Tom Silva | Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts
Tom Silva

Art is about things that can't be reduced to the objective field and the territory of economics. It is about historical memory and creating an interpretive frame for the future. The arts will endure because they are at the core of the human impulse. It's that simple.

Kansas Budget Error Could Cost State Higher Ed $3.6 MILLION

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An simple error in Kansas' state budget bill could cost the state's higher education fund $3.6 million. The Associated Press reports: The amendment ...