Interview Gov Brownback's Deputy Chief of Staff Kim Borchers on the Brownback administration, conservatism in government, and the new position with the Foundation for Government Accountability. Kansas State University finds a "loophole" to limit concealed carry weapons on campus. The Kansas Supreme Court opens hearings for education formula. "Party" lines have been drawn with candidates for governor early in race.
Interview Dave Trabert of the Kansas Policy Institute/The Sentinel KSMO on successes of legislative session, education formula debate, and hike in University tuition costs. Recap of Georgia and South Carolina elections and the importance of a "vision" or platform within a political party. Discussion of Colorado bill banning the sale of smartphones to children.
Interview Lawrence Schonbrun with Class Action Watch discussing judicial activism, and how to fight a political agenda in the legal system. Interview Rob Kuhlman, Communications Director for Congressman Estes. Discussion of rent prices vs wages in Topeka and the open door to advocate for $15/hour minimum wage. The importance of Georgia election.
Happy Monday! Father's Day recap and the new trend of the "DADBOD". Kansas sees job decline in May, and some are quick to point fingers to conservatives. Will the state legislature stand ground against the Supreme Court, or will we have a special session this summer? Discussion of extremism on the left.
Happy Friday! Special Legislative Recap show with special guests State Representative Blake Carpenter, State Representative Joe Seiwert, State Representative Leo Delperdang, State Representative Brenda Landwehr, State Representative John Whitmer, and State Senator Ty Masterson.
Interview Danedri Herbert/Gidget Southway on recap of Legislative session. Interview Andrew Weins, Director of Policy and Legislative Affiars at the Dept for Children and Families to discuss success of 4,000 Kansas children rising out of poverty. Discussion of Constitutionality of Ex Post Facto laws and retroactive taxes. Discussion of shooting in Virginia and "karma" for past mistakes.
Interview Mary Roach, author of "Grunt". Kansas Republicans have redefined what conservatism stands for on the national level. Can we reclaim true conservatism? Business owners fight for raise in minimum wage. Senator Jerry Moran waivers on Obamacare repeal. WSU communications professor retires due to fear of firearms in classroom.
Happy Monday! Interview Sam Williams, KS Secretary of Dept of Revenue. Discussion of tax hike effects and how to plan accordingly for individuals and businesses. City Mayors across country pledge to fund Paris Climate Agreement. GOP Governor candidates kick off campaigns with a positive message. Education spending bill is misrepresented, and more funding may come in due time. Duscussion of difference in public job growth, and private job growth.