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Brownback Bulldozing the Kansas Economy

The following is a letter from Ryan Wright, executive director of Kansas Values Institute. When Gov. Sam Brownback launched his “experiment” on Kansas and its people, he said his policies would “be like a shot of adrenaline into the Kansas economy,” promising they would create jobs, b
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Latest Flint Hill Burning Exposes Big Gap in Air Monitoring

The following is a Kansas Sierra Club Press Release on October 20, 2014 October 20, 2014   For Immediate Release For More information contact Craig Volland at 913-334-0556 or hartwood2@kc.rr.com The April, 2014 rangeland burning season in the Kansas Flint Hills resulted in eleven exce
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Kansas Wildlife Parks and Tourism Picks Politics Over Science

By Duane Schrag, Co-Conservation Chair It is difficult to see how the Kansas Wildlife Parks and Tourism Commission, with its decision to override its own scientific advisors, has remained faithful to its mandate to manage and promote the wildlife and natural resources of Kansas. Secre
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Sign Petition for Kansas Endangered Species… NOW!!

We have made huge progress with our campaign to protect Kansas endangered species and the little Redbelly Snake.  Check out the publications below who have noticed, AFTER you sign our online petition. Sign the Petition – RIGHT NOW!!  We will hand the Commission our potitions TON
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Pentagon: Climate Change ‘Immediate’ National Security Risk

It is clear now that right-wing denial of climate change is hurting our national security. The Pentagon is adamant that the risks of climate change are “immediate” and delays on actions to reduce carbon emissions and switch to renewable energy are against the security interests of the
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