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If you aren’t worried about the future of Kansas, here are some reasons to start

Mismanagement and chronic fiscal problems in Kansas are eroding the state’s ability to serve the public. The situation is no longer one of short-term budget pain, as states typically experience in a recession. The financial problems are severe and deep-seated. They are pushing officials to make decisions that will harm Kansas and its citizens well into the future.

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Letter of the Week: The need for prescription drug monitoring

Mark Trudeau of St. Louis, president and CEO of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, writes: For Show-Me State lawmakers, making a prescription drug monitoring program a reality is a critical step to combat opioid abuse. Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, along with more than 40 groups, is calling for passage of a statewide program.

Letter of the Week: The need for prescription drug monitoring

Mark Trudeau of St. Louis, president and CEO of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, writes: For Show-Me State lawmakers, making a prescription drug monitoring program a reality is a critical step to combat opioid abuse. Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, along with more than 40 groups, is calling for passage of a statewide program.

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