Researchers in a new study from the National Institute for Health Care Reform practically threw in the towel trying to figure how an insurance company could manage to offer its subscribers the best essential health care and low prices. The reason is that in health care, the size of a hospital matters — in several ways.
The Missouri Democrat brings a House of Cards plot line to the Senate floor on the military sexual assault bill.
Its a surreal feeling to know you are about to see another person die. Whether you believe capital punishment is well-deserved justice or state-sanctioned murder, it is a difficult act to witness.
The potential for chaos before the November election may not happen after all. That’s a huge break for Brownback. Kansas’ governor must now convince voters that he is adequately devoted to public education.
A, well, novel idea to pipe water from the Missouri River to western Kansas has bubbled up again, underscoring just how precious the commodity is.
The number of such cases in the Kansas City area remains low but appears to be increasing as spy cameras become cheaper and harder to detect, police said. Prosecutors have filed charges in three cases since December.
Perhaps to their regret, Republicans rejected President Barack Obama’s offer to address entitlement spending. Now, as Obama sends his budget to Congress, Democrats are poised to make a similar mistake.
Maybe the U.S. senator from Kansas can relax now. During the last seven days, his campaign ensured that his upstart primary opponent had a “Todd Akin week” bad enough to all but take the radiologist out of the race.
The private GOP convention committee asks for trust, then uses taxpayer-supported, uniformed police in a convention video.
This fall, the college is giving every student, faculty member and employee an Apple iPad Air to keep. The colleges classes and offices will be accessible from anywhere to every member of the campus community on a 10-inch touch screen.
Companies pondering a move to Kansas probably give some thought to the state’s overall culture, in addition to whatever extra income they would get from tax cuts championed by Gov. Sam Brownback. But while some firms might like the state’s more conservative tilt, others might decide against trading culture for cash.
Chances are that the politician you just met isnt getting his or her hand greased. But most of us dont recognize this reality.
Going eye-to-eye with a possum, a citfied dimwit tries mightily to protect the chicken coop. Then he calls Granny.
The ACLU says the First Amendment doesn’t just protect free speech. It protects tax-exempt free speech.
As demonstrated by Kansas’ all-GOP congressional delegation, protecting the interests of the minority is one of the most vexing problems in a republican democracy. But our polarized politics are moving ever closer to a dangerously polarized geography.
With two candidates for Missouri governor already in the hunt for 2016, Republicans once again faces the prospect of a high-profile, and defeat-inducing, primary.
A new study by a conservative think tank concludes taxpayers would be better off with more police and less golf. It isnt necessarily true.
It’s nice to be wanted and all, but being dubbed an “essential” employee on the day the city gets buried in snow is an honor I could have done without.
Make no mistake, words mean something when a criminal defendant takes an oath before a judge and admits to crimes. Of all of the courts’ liturgies, none, save that used at sentencing, is more formal than the plea colloquy. Or as full of lasting consequences. And if a defendant later has regrets, climbing from under those consequences is difficult.
A New York Times story on Pat Roberts’ Kansas residence may present a fundamental political problem for the incumbent U.S. senator that Milton Wolf, his Republican primary opponent, has pointed out for months: Roberts has been in Washington for a long time. While public clamor for laws setting term limits has cooled, voters only need a ballot.