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Peter Hancock

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PeterHancock (Peter Hancock) says...

Non-citizens do not qualify for Medicaid.

PeterHancock (Peter Hancock) says...

They're not two separate things. Issuing bonds that are backed by thefuture payments is the method by which the future payments are "sold off." Sorry for the confusion.

PeterHancock (Peter Hancock) says...

According to the Board of Regents, students at private four-year institutions make up 17.45 percent of all students at four-year institutions. But your money isn't going to fund the institution. It's funding the Kansas students, regardless of which school in Kansas they attend.

PeterHancock (Peter Hancock) says...

Thanks, that's been fixed. But the basic point is still valid: the size of the undecided vote is larger than the spread between Brownback and Davis. And given how early we are in the season, the race is still up for grabs, statistically speaking.

PeterHancock (Peter Hancock) says...

I beg to differ. The story describes in detail how the ad made a claim based on a NY Times editorial. I tracked down the source of that information and wrote about it. Read the story.

PeterHancock (Peter Hancock) says...

Tenure is a perfectly acceptable word to use to describe the concept of job protection after passing an initial probationary period. Tenure does not apply exclusively to college professors. The law in Kansas that the Legislature repealed for K-12 teachers was originally known as the Tenure Act.

PeterHancock (Peter Hancock) says...

Both equally. State funding is a uniform amount per pupil, regardless of what grade they're in.

PeterHancock (Peter Hancock) says...

You can view the full results, including the wording of the questions, here: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pd...

PeterHancock (Peter Hancock) says...

I took that picture just off I-70, west of Salina.

PeterHancock (Peter Hancock) says...

The Memorandum Opinion and Entry of Judgment issued on Jan. 11 begins with the words, "In the District Court of Shawnee County, Kansas ..." It was the Shawnee County court because that court has original jurisdiction in many cases in which the state is a defendant. But yes, it was a three-judge panel appointed pursuant to legislation passed after Montoy. You can view the district court opinion here: http://www.shawneecourt.org/DocumentC...

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