Disability rights for children

NEIGHBORS: Hard to believe that school is starting again. Be on the lookout for little ones waiting for buses. Also, be on the lookout for candidates knocking on your doors. Be nice. They are working hard to meet you! JUDICIAL SELECTION Judicial selection will be a hot topic for the November elections as five Kansas Supreme Court justices are up…

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Credit downgrade, children at risk, voting records

NEIGHBORS: The primary election is just days away.  You can vote tomorrow at your county election office. There are a number of races, both local and state, that will be decided in the primary, so PLEASE VOTE! Larry and I are out at many parades and events in our area.  Really proud of what our young people are producing, as…

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Primary information and more!

NEIGHBORS: Primary elections are August 2 and there are many issues up for debate. Don’t forget to vote! PRIMARY ELECTION INFORMATION There are a number of interesting primary elections in both parties on August 2. Some counties combine election locations for primaries, so be sure to know where you are going ahead of time. Here are the dates when advance…

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School funding bill passes

NEIGHBORS Legislators finished a two-day special session to resolve the equity problem with our school funding formula.  Details follow. EQUITY FIX PASSES LEGISLATURE Last Thursday the Senate introduced a bill to fix the school funding equity issue. It provided the $38 million needed to equalize Local Option Budget levies across the state, but took money out of classroom funds to…

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