Interview Kansas Department of Revenue Sam Williams on Wichita tax office shooting. Democrats call for gun control after crisis. Discussion of importance of party primaries and holding political parties to standards. Discussion of President Trump's UN speech, military parades, and comments on North Korea.
Interview Kansas Republican Chair, Kelly Arnold. Discussion of voter fraud by illegal immigrants, muliple votes, out of date information, and electronic voting machines. Media sets narrative for Governor's race with "frontrunners". Discussion of Republican party...should the party set standards to be in elected position under the party umbrella?
Interview Danedri Herbert of The Sentinel on potential Medicaid expansion in next legislative session, along with state budgetary crisis. Discussion of 2018 Farm bill and price of social programs, including SNAP, within farm bill. Republicans attempt to repeal/replace Obamacare...but is it enough? How will federal talks of healthcare effect Medicaid expansion in state?
Happy Monday! Interview State Representative Blake Carpenter on carry on campus and...lack of shootouts. Medicaid expansion in the state may heavily rely on gubernatorial race. Do the legislators have enough votes to override a veto? Democrats struggle to get behind "Medicare for all campaign" from Bernie Sanders.
National economy sees an uptick...are we seeing it for our mid-America region? Glance at some of the fastest growing states and simularities. President Trump makes "deal" with Democrats on DACA and immigration enforcement. How much should we compromise for a "negotiation"? How much of the blame should be put on Trump vs Republicans in Congress?
Interview Catherine Mortensen, media Liaison for NRA discussing carry on campus in Kansas, handguns left in bathrooms, and reaction from professors. Discussion of federal budget and debt ceiling vs hurricane relief. Parent involvment in student education and Topeka district salary hikes. Discussion of Hillary Clinton's excuse tour.
Interview State Representative Scott Schwab on run for Secretary of State in Kansas. Media hysteria from tweet made by State Rep JR Claeys. Republicans desperate to defend idea of tax cuts, while distancing themselves from "failed Brownback polcies". Kansas state Supreme Court continues judicial activist agenda, while cleaning hands from responsibility. Democrats may be in minority, but they control converstations.