Editorials

  • Medicare threats 9/17/2014

    One of the many ill-conceived pieces of legislation passed by arrogant conservatives in Topeka and signed into law by Gov. Sam Brownback is proving tr ...

  • Hotel tipping 9/16/2014

    Most consumers at least are aware certain services provided require a tip. Not everybody does it, of course, but the knowledge exists. Restaurant se ...

  • School efficiency 9/14/2014

    It is somewhat fitting the Kansas gubernatorial candidates are criticizing each other's selections for the K-12 Student Performance and Efficiency Com ...

  • Ellis schools 9/11/2014

    School districts are unique amongst the larger local government units. When cities and counties have pressing big-ticket items, they have the ability ...

  • The best bathroom 9/11/2014

    Before accusing The Hays Daily News of succumbing to potty humor, please hear us out. There are many who take a trip to the bathroom quite seriously. ...

Columns

  • Costs to states not expanding Medicaid 9/17/2014

    Evidence continues to mount to support the importance of each state developing a plan that takes advantage of expanded federal funding to provide heal ...

  • Green fields in northwest Kansas 9/17/2014

    This year, Kansas has green fields, kissed by the sun. There are blue skies with white clouds high above. There even are valleys where rivers run. Hec ...

  • Consolidation by starvation 9/16/2014

    I am sitting at my home office in my nine-county legislative district and pondering the recent controversy about forced school consolidation and who m ...

  • School mergers tricky 9/16/2014

    This school district consolidation issue is one of those hot button topics that on its face seems simple, if you don't look at it very long or critica ...

  • Abuse video revealed nothing we didn't know 9/15/2014

    Apologies for the blunt language, but can we please cut the crap? Meaning: Can we stop pretending we know something now we didn't before about what ...

Readers Forum

  • Schmidt is the answer 9/9/2014

    Schmidt is the answer I'm encouraging Kansans to re-elect our attorney general, Derek Schmidt. At a time when rural America is under constant regu ...

  • Umbehr stands out 9/4/2014

    Umbehr stands out Kansas does not have two political parties. In Kansas, there are three. Keen Umbehr is on the ballot as the Libertarian candidat ...

  • Not supporting Brownback's re-election 9/4/2014

    Not supporting Brownback's re-election It is with great sadness I have concluded I cannot support the re-election of Gov. Sam Brownback. I worked ha ...

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