Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS

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Posted Jun 23, 2016 at 1:01 AM

The time is here. We’ve urged, cajoled, begged, pleaded and demanded the Kansas Legislature repair school funding and take this heavy weight from the backs of our citizens. We ask the Legislature to due the right thing, a full surgical procedure to fix what ails funding, not a bandaid and a promise to get the surgery at a later time. This latest issue has been ongoing for 6 years. It has involved lawsuits, grandstanding, political shakeups, politicians blasting...

Posted Jun 16, 2016 at 1:01 AM

With the shootings at a nightclub in Orlando fresh in everyone’s mind, another call went out for gun control legislation. We believe this is a good idea with one caveat. Leave the second amendment alone. When our constitution...

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 1:04 PM

Once again, mass violence has taken the lives of innocents, this time at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Updated Jun 10, 2016 at 11:56 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court has given landowners a way to fight back if they feel government bureaucratic decisions are unfair or flawed.That is good news.

Posted Jun 9, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announced on Tuesday he would call a special session on the Kansas Supreme Court’s ruling on school funding. The court declared the Legislature’s newest school funding law as unconstitutional and...

Posted Jun 2, 2016 at 1:01 AM

The Kansas Legislature has been placed between a rock and a hard place with little wiggle room between the two. On one hand is the tax cuts made at the request of Governor Sam Brownback, cuts which have resulted in the state’s...

Posted May 19, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Garrett Love is not running for re-election of his Kansas Senate seat. Dodge City Representative Bud Estes has announced he will run for the Senate seat. With Estes’ seat opening up, now’s the time for a new voice in...

Posted May 12, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Tuesday’s hearing in front of the Kansas Supreme Court should have been the wake up call needed by the Kansas Legislature. The court’s justices were clearly unhappy with the latest attempt by Gov. Sam Brownback and the...

Posted May 5, 2016 at 1:01 AM

As we reach May, thoughts begin to turn to summertime activities, the opening of Long Branch Lagoon and Dodge City Days. We must insist, however, our fellow Ford County residents not just celebrate Memorial Day as the unofficial start to...

Posted Apr 28, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Tuesday’s preparation for severe weather was impressive across the state of Kansas. Now, let’s maintain that. As people remembered the Andover tornado of 25 years ago and always remind others of Greensburg’s...

Posted Apr 28, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Tuesday afternoon was a great day for me. As a columnist or newspaper reporter, knowing the public is reading your columns and stories is the biggest thing. I don’t ask for anyone to love my work, but the journalism saying, "Love me...

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