Special Elections in Kansas

A contested special election between Republican Ron Estes and Democrat James Thompson in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District caught leaders on both sides of the aisle by surprise, highlighting the disenchantment many Kansans have with Governor Sam Brownback. Liberals argue that the challenge to long-time Republican-held districts in both Kansas and Georgia…

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Highway to Nowhere

The South Lawrence Trafficway, a six-mile highway that will connect the Kansas Turnpike on I-70 with Kansas Highway 10, is set to open Nov. 9.  The construction project, which began in Nov. 2013, is supposed to shorten driving times from the eastern and western portions of the city.  As such, it…

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