Among the amendments to the 2014 Union County budget was a comparatively small number on Sheet 29: . PAYMENT OF BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES FROM 13,000 TO 66,927 . . It only comes to $53,927 in additional interest but that this number changed at all is very interesting. Did this come out of the blue? Did […]
Crime doesn’t pay, unless you’re a Kansas law enforcement agency reaping the spoils of war. The War on Drugs, that is. Buried deep within state statute is a little-known provision that directly rewards police departments for busting-up the local narcotics scene, and it does so using the government’s oldest trick in the book: taxes.
The Judge who acquitted former Senator Wayne Bryant, mused in her ruling that:“It is not surprising that state legislators ... are hired or retained by municipalities or developers ... perhaps in part for their political acumen.”. [emphasis mine] See story here.Here's the background.Sure, that's why Bryant was "retained". Bryant was so […]