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A recent report by the AFL-CIO on workplace safety, Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect , showed a growing problem in Kansas. In 2011, 78 workers were killed on the job in Kansas, a rate of 5.9 ...
by Colin Curtis
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 06:51 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
As if the Kansas workers compensation law does not already work hardship on injured workers and their families, Kansas Secretary of Labor Lana Gordon, along with the Chair of the Senate Commerce ...
by Colin Curtis
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 10:43 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I love my state. And by "love" I mean I really can't stand the moonbat jerks that currently run it. Their latest means of paying for Brownback's drastic tax cuts for the corporations (i.e. Koch ...
by MisterOpus1
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Here's a quick story of a small step toward accountability in the Kansas Republican Party as John Celock reports in Virgil Peck, Kansas ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 09:32 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Last night we told you about the unprecedented procedural moves by Kansas House Speaker Mike O'€™Neal and House conservatives that sent HB 2117, a massive corporate tax break bill, to Governor ...
by Colin Curtis
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu May 10, 2012 at 10:35 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Last week, we met with a representative of the Kansas Senate leadership; Kansas Sec. of Labor Karin Brownlee; representatives for several business interests, such as the Kansas Chamber of Commerce, ...
by Colin Curtis
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 26, 2012 at 08:22 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Today just after lunch the Kansas Chamber of Commerce sent out an email dripping with lies and urging people to contact legislators in regards to certain extremist anti-worker legislation. We ...
by Colin Curtis
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 01:21 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Having it both ways is becoming a daily occurrence in the legislature. After killing the Governor’s plan to give tax breaks to corporations and wealthy Kansans early on Wednesday a phone rang in ...
by Colin Curtis
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Mar 22, 2012 at 12:00 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Late Friday night after 6 hours of budget debate the Kansas House finally adjourned and Rep. Anthony Brown, Chair of the House Commerce Committee, decided to hold a meeting where the Committee then ...
by Colin Curtis
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Mar 18, 2012 at 02:15 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Today in House Commerce we saw a complete disregard for a fair legislative process when the Secretary of Labor, Karin Brownlee, and her Deputy of The War of Workers Secretary, Kathy Sparks, ...
by Colin Curtis
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Mar 15, 2012 at 02:43 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Two weeks ago the Kansas House did the unthinkable. With a 122-2 vote they passed a property tax cut authored by Democratic Representative Jim Ward (Wichita). While Governor Brownback and the House ...
by Colin Curtis
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 03:50 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Although Overland Park voters send Marvin Kleeb to the Kansas House of Representatives to look after their best interests, Kleeb serves another master in Topeka. This week Kleeb may have an ...
by Colin Curtis
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Feb 21, 2012 at 09:36 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Wednesday the Working Kansas Alliance held a press conference in the Kansas Statehouse asking Governor Sam Brownback and the members of the Kansas Legislature to end the war on workers, focus on ...
by Colin Curtis
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Feb 10, 2012 at 07:57 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Bruce Nilles wrote a diary a few days ago explaining the good and bad news about coal, particularly the situation unfolding in ...
by barkleytruffles
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun May 10, 2009 at 02:18 PM PDT with 6 Recommends