Maybe not such a lost decade in Kansas

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback likes to call the 10 years before he became governor “the lost decade.” And by some measures Kansas was lagging. But a [report](http://www.gallup.com/poll/160334/north-dakota-ranks-highest-payroll-population-rate.aspx) released today by Gallup indicates that, based on a couple of important metrics, Kansas is doing pretty well. And that was true before ...