<![CDATA[Steve Rose News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/ en-us Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:07:05 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:07:05 CDT Steve Rose 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Demolish Johnson County Courthouse, build anew http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article103784221.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Outsider seeks huge upset in Kansas’ 3rd District congressional race http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article102281472.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 17 Sep 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Kansas voters should keep these conservatives in the Legislature http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article100904517.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 Sep 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Donald Trump and Kris Kobach: Two peas in a Republican pod http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article99616922.html#storylink=rss Immigration flip-flop tests Kobach, Trump

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Sat, 03 Sep 2016 13:02:00 CDT

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Union Station’s rough start turns into solid success story http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article98142002.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s blather: Is it denial or spin? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article96777457.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Shawnee Mission teacher salaries stall negotiations http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article95377377.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 13 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Moderate Kansas Republicans won this battle, but many more loom http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article94027907.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Aug 2016 15:07:00 CDT

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Fond memories, deep patriotism tied to Tuesday http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article92678567.html#storylink=rss Grandfather’s business, efforts in World War II recalled fondly

92-year-old-man undaunted in effort to go to vote 24 years ago

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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Primaries offer hope in Kansas for good changes http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article91383362.html#storylink=rss Aug. 2 primary could help wrestle control of state from Gov. Sam Brownback

Johnson County’s 388,000 registered voters need to cast their ballots

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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New sheriff must corral overtime pay for deputies http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article89959377.html#storylink=rss Campaign for sheriff in Johnson County should include overtime pay concerns

The cost has remained out of control in the Sheriff’s Department

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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Delayed pain leads to voter apathy in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article88569407.html#storylink=rss Sure, Kansas is suffering plenty of problems in the second term of Gov. Sam Brownback

But will Johnson County voters realize the damage being done and oust lawmakers who support Brownback?

Many of the problems aren’t having immediate consequences for residents

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Sat, 09 Jul 2016 12:24:00 CDT

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Phony numbers meant to smear superb Kansas services http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article87288257.html#storylink=rss Kansas Policy Institute’s aim is to slam spending for good schools and local governments

KPI was founded in 1996 and has the backing of the Koch brothers

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Sat, 02 Jul 2016 12:52:00 CDT

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Stage is set for epic Kansas GOP showdown http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article85850982.html#storylink=rss Republican challengers seek to oust Gov. Sam Brownback’s team from the Legislature

Primary contest on Aug. 2 will determine the political direction of the Sunflower State

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:35:00 CDT

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Attempt to oust Kansas Supreme Court judges is likely doomed http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article84456322.html#storylink=rss Conservatives upset over some Kansas Supreme Court rulings

Justices have higher approval rating than the Legislature does

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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Ben Craig and Johnson County are inseparable http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article83093987.html#storylink=rss Craig was the longtime president of Metcalf Bank

He founded the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce and served as president of the Kansas Banker’s Association

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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Kansas legislators will comply with Supreme Court’s ruling on schools http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article81684487.html#storylink=rss Kansas Supreme Court declares funding for all schools to be inadequate and unconstitutional

Budget cuts in Kansas are expected to try to make up for the huge shortfall

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Sat, 04 Jun 2016 12:31:00 CDT

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Metcalf South mall plans shape up as retail only http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article80486802.html#storylink=rss The development went from $320 million down to $80 million

Apartments that were in the original proposal are gone

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Sat, 28 May 2016 12:25:00 CDT

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Conservatives in Johnson County face tough primary http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article78917822.html#storylink=rss Moderate Republicans and Democrats will link incumbents to Gov. Sam Brownback

Primary elections will tell whether governor’s allies in Legislature survive

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Sat, 21 May 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Donald Trump losing mainstay voters in his own party http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article77513927.html#storylink=rss No Republican since Barry Goldwater in 1964 has lost the presidential vote in Kansas

Many GOP voters might cast ballots for Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton in November or not vote at all

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Sat, 14 May 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Kris Kobach could be next governor of Sunflower State http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article76190042.html#storylink=rss Rumors surround Gov. Sam Brownback leaving office early

Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer could be well positioned to run in 2018

Secretary of State Kris Kobach seen as likely candidate in 2018

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Sat, 07 May 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Kansas revenue secretary offers rosy picture http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article74924612.html#storylink=rss Kansas Legislature likely to let Gov. Sam Brownback fix the budget shortfall

State tax cuts of 2012 are to blame for the budget crisis

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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 17:54:44 CDT

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Community colleges widely embraced http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article73421802.html#storylink=rss Ultra-conservatives love the way community colleges in Kansas operate

The bargain price of education provided and workforce appeal make them a faviorite

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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:37:00 CDT

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Brian Newby and Kris Kobach are tangled in a web of voter restrictions http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article72158212.html#storylink=rss As executive director of the U.S. Elections Assistance Commission, Brian Newby appears to have helped increase voter restrictions

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach aided in clamping down on voters

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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 10:00:00 CDT

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Johnson County schools run on tight budgets http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article70778912.html#storylink=rss Cuts in state funding have forced districts to operate efficiently

Waste in administrative costs is not a valid charge

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Sat, 09 Apr 2016 10:00:00 CDT

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Rep. Kevin Yoder’s re-election in Kansas’ 3rd District is likely http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article69586142.html#storylink=rss Having Donald Trump on the GOP ticket for president is not likely to hurt the congressman

Yoder has no opposition in the August Republican primary

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Sat, 02 Apr 2016 10:00:00 CDT

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Steve Rose: Action in Topeka could tarnish Johnson County http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article68314637.html#storylink=rss Johnson County schools may have dodged a bullet, for now

Kansas Legislature must make up a huge budget shortfall

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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 07:01:00 CDT

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Steve Rose: Louisiana follows Kansas into budget hole http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article66947257.html#storylink=rss Former Gov. Bobby Jindal slashed income taxes mostly on wealthy

Louisiana’s budget shortfall is close to a billion dollars for the fiscal year that ends June 30

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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 10:00:00 CDT

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Steve Rose: Effort to undo KC’s earnings tax is inexplicable http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article65566282.html#storylink=rss Many Johnson Countians and other outsiders would be happy to be relieved of Kansas City’s earnings tax

Still, why Kansas Citians would want to give us a free ride seems overly generous

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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 07:00:00 CST

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Steve Rose: Lawmakers must comply with Kansas Supreme Court over school funding http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/steve-rose/article64099172.html#storylink=rss Will Kansas Legislature give schools the money they deserve, according to state Supreme Court?

Or will lawmakers try to defy the courts?

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Sat, 05 Mar 2016 06:01:00 CST

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