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2015 stands out for legislative drama, court ruling

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas City Star political columnist Dave Helling ranked the “nightmarish” legislative session and the Kansas Supreme Court’s judicial selection decision second and 10th, respectively, on his top 10 list of political stories in Missouri and Kansas. Helling noted that “the largest tax increase in state history” still didn’t solve the fiscal crisis and that the legal fight over who appoints chief district court judges “was really about schools, taxes, spending and politics.” – Rhonda Holman