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Petition of the Week: February 14th-19th

Officials at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility initially explained away Christopher McIntyre’s extreme pain in his side and back in late 2020 as a muscle sprain. The dismissals continued even as he dropped a shocking 50 pounds.

February 19, 2021 Smart Justice Reform

Gov’s Commission a good start; let’s be sure to finish

In early December 2020, Governor Kelly’s Commission on Racial Equity and Justice released its initial report on “Policing and Law Enforcement in Kansas.” The report contained some solid recommendations aimed at improving law enforcement interactions with the communities they are sworn to protect.

January 15, 2021 Smart Justice Reform