The Voice of Reason with Andy Hooser

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January 19th, 2018

Happy Friday! Interview Dave Trabert, Kansas Policy Institute on education and budget debate in Topeka. Discussion of government shutdown vs DACA deal. Some conservatives beginning to stray from budget deal as well for increased government spending for the 4 week budget proposal. What a government shutdown looks like. 

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January 18th, 2018

Interview State Representative Blake Carpenter on legislative session budget debates. Interview new Secretary for Kansas Dept of Health & Environment on healthcare focuses in state. Discussion of law enforcement accountability. State Universities see enrollment decreases, while trade schools see enrollment increases. 

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January 17th, 2018

Interview David Rosler with orbitermovie.com. President Trump's grade score for the first year in office. Kansas State Legislators urged to attend sexual harrassment classes...how do we teach basic common sense and respect? How to properly run an Independent campaign.

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January 16th, 2018

Welcome aboard KGPT-TV to the show! Discussion of government healthcare disaster. Medicare/medicaid discussions & flu epidemic. Government revenue increases...yet we still cannot catch up to spending habits. When will same routine end in Kansas? 

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January 15th, 2018

Happy Monday! Interview State Representative Shelee Brim on State of the State address, first week of legislative session, and struggles of needed funding vs state revenue. Discussion of Martin Luther King day, and the misrepresentation of his fight for equality. Media goes after Trump on alledged comments on Haiti and Africa...and message sent to Hawaii over weekend. 

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January 12th, 2018

Happy Friday! Interview Alan Cobb with the Kansas Chamber of Commerce on 1st week of legislative session, State of the State address, and goals for 2018 session. Businesses grow under Trump tax cut, while hurt under minimum wage hikes. Should we begin to discuss increasing number of legislators at the state level? Do women like "fat shaming"? 

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January 11th, 2018

Interview Phil Kerpen, President of American Commitment. Backlach from both Republicans and Democrats on Governor Brownback's State of the State address...did he lose his last allies? Discussion of President Trump and statement's on immigrations and "loving bill". 

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January 10th, 2018

Interview Andrew Campanella, President of National School Choice Week. Recap of State of the State address 2018, and  Democratic response to State of the State. 

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January 9th, 2018

Interview Jeff Glendening, American's for Prosperity on tax reform in Kansas. Discussion of tax revenue sources in state governments. Debate on "tricke down economics". What should we expect with the State of the State address tonight? More Hollywood celebrities discuss running for President.

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January 8th, 2018

Happy Monday! Interview Dr. Gerard Lameiro, author "Great News for America". Kickoff of 2018 Legislative session, what should we expect? Difference in editorial pieces in Wichita Eagle. 

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