A grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown that tipped off violent protests in Ferguson, Mo., drew a more peaceful response in Wichita.
Gov. Sam Brownback said Monday that he is considering both spending cuts and tax increases as ways to close the state’s budget shortfall. That’s smart, as it would be very difficult and damaging to cut about $1 billion in spending this fiscal year and next. But Brownback is playing dumb in claiming that he didn’t know until after the election that the state was facing a shortfall this fiscal year.
Gov. Sam Brownback offered his first public comment on the state’s budget hole Monday. The governor promised to examine all solutions and said he was not aware before the election that the state would hit a shortfall. Democratic leaders voiced skepticism that Brownback was unaware of that.
Looking for something to keep younger diners occupied during the lulls of Thanksgiving dinner? All you need to do is download and print the attached placemat pdf. It has a turkey to color, a word search, a maze and places to play tic tac toe.