Conservative Kansas group to launch news service

KSN News (file)
KSN News

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The president of a conservative think tank has announced the organization is launching a news service.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Kansas Policy Institute president Dave Trabert made the announcement in a video on the organization’s website. Trabert says the news service will be called the Sentinel.

Trabert says the Sentinel is organized as a separate, nonprofit entity, although he and the Kansas Policy Institute’s vice president and policy director James Franko serve on its five-member board. The Sentinel also contracts with the institute for fundraising.