Although the 2018 elections are a year and a half away, Kansans should already be paying attention. The Legislature underwent a drastic political transformation when more than one-third of our lawmakers were replaced in 2016, and this resulted in the passage of a $1.2 billion tax reform package and other bills that would have been unthinkable a couple of years ago. But this doesn’t mean the political character of Kansas has permanently changed — we’ll find out just how moderate the state really is in November 2018.

This Week's Circulars


Letters to the Editor

Letter: Voter ID is necessary

“Voter ID is necessary”

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Letter: A telling analogy

One detective finds another detective conspiring with criminals to shut off all bank alarm systems in town. The first detective reports the... Read more

Letter: Kansas economy rebounding

On June 11, The Topeka Capital-Journal published an article titled “Kansas’ economic outlook shifting with reversal of Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax policy.”... Read more

It's Our Opinion

Editorial: Maternal death is far too common in the U.S.

It’s difficult to imagine a more painful tragedy than the death of a new mother. Most of us probably believe death in... Read more