February 14, 2016

OUR VIEW: Kansas politicians advocate for the ways of Washington

The tired politics of yesterday are, unfortunately, alive and well in Kansas. Despite a political climate against government picking the winners and losers through the tax code, and despite political tailwinds for fairer taxation, two Kansas giants are advocating that Congress extend a frivolous tax credit for wind energy. In a guest editorial sent to Continue Reading

Boeing will close Wichita plant

Boeing Company will close its defense, space and security facility in Wichita, company officials announced today. The company, which currently employs more than 2,160 in Wichita, will shutter its Wichita facility by the end of 2013.  Researchers at Wichita State estimate the plant’s closing will result in more than $1.5 billion in wages over the Continue Reading

Opinion: Little light between Moran, Tiahrt

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Contrary to their campaign literature, there appears to be little light between Rep. Todd Tiahrt and Rep. Jerry Moran. The two are vying to replace Sen. Sam Brownback in the U.S. Senate and throwing barbs at one another through press releases, commercials and twitter feeds. Judging from the debate they’re waging in Continue Reading