Happy Friday! Legislative Recap Pt 3 with State Representatives Susan Humphries and Joe Seiwert. Memorial Day comemoration. Discussion of patriotism and kneeling during National Anthem. Oklahoma City shooting shows importances of public carrying firearms.
Interview Chris Coffey, CEO of Sunflower Health Plan, on project with Wichita Farmers Market to support local farmers and fight hunger in state of Kansas. Federal judge rules against President Trump blocking users on twitter...is it violating the 1st Amendment rights of users? NFL decides to fight kneeling during National Anthem, is it a victory or is it too late? Indictment of swatters leading to shooting in Wichita. Discussion of police force.
Father of Texas shooter blames bullying, not guns, for action. Starbucks backtracks on statement regarding loitering. Google changes motto. Over half of US homes struggle with monthly bills...is it because of low salaries, or personal debt? Discussion of utility rates and potential rate hikes by Westar Energy.
Interview KS State Senator and Lt Col Steve Fitzgerald on run for 2nd Congressional District and discussion of legislative session. Interview Wichita City Councilman Bryan Frye on business investments and job growth for the region. Billboard music award ratings down...are we sick of liberal propaganda? Discussion of KANCARE and privatized insurance companies. Separation of powers in government.
Happy Monday! Interview Brad Plothow with Womply on Kansas small business and guns. Discussion of Texas school shooting and fight against gun control. Farm bill voted down in House due to work requirements for food stamps. Update on statewide campaigns and races.
Interview Dave Trabert with The Kansas Policy Institute on grade levels of schools and public school accountability. Interview Lana Gordon, Secretary for Kansas Dept of Labor and Diane DeBacker, Director of Business and Education Innovation with Kansas Department of Commerce, on online job tools for Kansans. Discussion of correction facilities, mentorship programs, and for-profit prisons.
Interview GOP Gubernatorial candidate Jim Barnett on campaign and state issues. A look at the first 100 days of Governor Jeff Colyer. Discussion of hazing and initiations in private organizations. Sex offenders moving to Kansas because of lenient laws. Discussion of Medicaid expansion in Kansas and expansion of government programs.
Interview GOP candidate for 2nd Congressional District Steve Watkins. US Supreme Court allows states to decide laws on sports gambling. Kansas may legalize sport gambling...would this help or hurt the industry and how much revenue would this bring into the state of Kansas? Gov Colyer signs law to allow lottery tickets in vending machines. ACLU goes after Secretary of State Kobach for legal fees.
Happy Monday! Legislative Recap PT 2 with State Representatives Brenda Landwehr, Leo Delperdang, and Blake Carpenter. Oklahoma mirrors Kansas and protects religious adoption and foster care agencies rights. Discussion of committing crimes, rule of law, and need for law enforcement.