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WAYMASTER: From the Dome to Home »

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Troy L. Waymaster, State 109th Dist. Representative TOPEKA–January 30, 2015 Appropriation Committee: Governor’s Revisions for FY 2015 On Wednesday and Thursday of this past week, the Appropriations Committee held a hearing on the Governor’s revised recommendations for fiscal year 2015. A revision was resubmitted to the committee due to some of the transfers not included […]

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Characterization of Humane Society 100% wrong »

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Your recent column on the Humane Society of the United States caught my eye because I grew up hunting, fishing and trapping in Kansas fields and rivers (“Just who is the Humane Society of the United States?,” 1/18). As a hunter and also a member of The HSUS, I can tell you that Steve Gilliland’s […]

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Bringing fiscal sense to the table »

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As you may know, I have attended more than 60 work sessions and meetings to get a feel for what goes on at city hall on the behalf of our citizens. I see some things I very much like and appreciate but, at the same time, have witnessed some things that myself and a number […]

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School board member: Kansas is at risk »

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Kansas is at risk. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan stood before the press and television cameras at the White House and held up a report titled A Nation at Risk. Eighteen months in the making and written by members of the National Commission on Excellence in Education at the behest of Secretary of Education, the […]

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Brownback’s ‘sin tax’ plan hurts middle class, poor »

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On Friday’s Jan. 16 KSN -TV evening news, a reporter mentioned that Governor Brownback was going to raise the state cigarette tax from 79 cents a pack to $2.29.  Also, on Saturday morning, the Salina Journal has a front-page story on this same issue.  This is Sam Brownback’s way of getting out of the deficit […]

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Letter: Keeping a close tab on city expenses »

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Letter to Hays city commissioners: I was disappointed to see the vote for the $22,000 we decided to spend on an air compressor! Clearly this has not been shopped! It took me less than 20 minutes to find tons of 185CFM air compressors that are diesel powered for far less and many if not most […]

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Get those ugly Christmas sweaters ready »

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Merry Christmas to you all! I wanted to touch base this week and give you what I know, so that you can plan your busy week accordingly, so here we go: Today: The residents of the Ellis Good Samaritan Center will be attending their Christmas Party today at 2:30pm. Arthur’s Pizza & Mexican Foods is […]

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‘Giving Back to Ellis': Remember the Foundation »

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Community Foundation of Ellis As we approach the end of the year, many individuals are continuing their efforts of gifting local charities or organizations that are dear to their hearts. The Community Foundation of Ellis would like to encourage individuals to invest in their community also. During the month of November, the foundation started their […]

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Newman president: Four-year degrees are offered in Dodge »

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Last month, Patrick Lowry, Hays Daily News editor and publisher, penned an editorial critical of Dodge City Community College President Don Woodburn. As Mr. Lowry speculated about a potential DCCC and Fort Hays State merger in his article, he mistakenly stated it would give “Dodge City a four-year institution for the first time since 1992 […]

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Art group: Thank you, Hays! »

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The Society of Layerists in Multi-Media national conference in Hays (Oct. 1 to 5) was a winner thanks to the warm hospitality we received from the local residents and nearby communities. There were 40 of us who came from coast-to-coast) to participate in workshops, open studios, a bus trip to Lucas and Victoria, and shared […]

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Orman: The courage of staying positive »

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This is not a post-mortem piece on what went wrong or could have gone better. I am only going to express a few things about the Greg Orman campaign that I learned about the character of Kansas and the difficulty of mounting the first serious challenge by an Independent against an entrenched Republican Senator in […]

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Big First Tea Party endorses Roberts »

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Though The Big First Tea Party endorsed Dr. Milton Wolf for Senate in the GOP primary, we are honored to endorse Senator Pat Roberts for re-election on Tuesday, November 4th. Pat Roberts has done many good things for Kansas through the years, especially in the agriculture and oil industries in Kansas, and Kansas can not […]

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Democrats scrape the bottom of the barrel »

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Liberal extremists continue to paint Gov. Sam Brownback and Republican legislators as indifferent to the concerns of students, parents, the elderly and disadvantaged. No doubt the low-information voters who’ve fallen for the left’s slogans and soundbites see Paul Davis and fellow Democrats as champions of fair play and common decency, the logical and reasonable alternative […]

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