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39 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Kansas school funding measure awaits signature

A Thursday deadline is approaching for Gov. Sam Brownback to make a decision on whether he will sign a bill increasing spending for Kansas public schools.

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8 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Brownback to attend KU Medical Center event

The Lawrence Journal-World reports that KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Kansas Board of Regents Chairman Fred Logan are also expected to attend the event Monday at the medical center.

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19 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Kansas ranks high on business tax climate

Kansas is a good state for you if you want to start a business or enjoy smoking cigarettes, but not so good if you spend a lot on groceries, national tax rankings suggest.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Sam Brownback, Kansas, Smoking, Health, Medicine, US Governors, Home, Home Listing, Prairie Village, KS

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Teachers react to bill that removes due process

Members of Great Bend's National Education Association still wait for answers from legislators they feel turned their back on them.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Emporia State University, Tribune, KS, Great Bend, KS

The Garden City Telegram

Prime time for a GOP primary

Radical-right GOP lawmakers embarrassed Kansas with pursuit of a "religious freedom" bill that would encourage discrimination against same-sex couples; an attempt to undo renewable energy standards key in wind and ethanol production; and creation of more tax breaks for the wealthy that penalize the poor.

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Greenwich Citizen

Task force seeks answers to earthquake increase

Supporters of the oil and gas industry are urging a three-member, governor-appointed task force to avoid jumping to conclusions in its study of whether man-made activity is causing a rise in earthquakes across south-central Kansas.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oil & Gas, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Geology, Science, US Governors

WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Governor Signs Technical Abortion Changes

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed abortion legislation addressing legal issues raised in state and federal lawsuits filed by abortion providers.

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The Capital-Journal

Former state legislator dies in plane crash near Hillsboro

Former Rep. Donald Dahl, R-Hillsboro, died Friday when a plane he was flying crashed near Hillsboro in Marion County, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

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The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Brownback vetoes one bill, signs 16 into law

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on April 11 vetoed Senate Bill 99 to promote continued transparency in government.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Autism insurance bill, dozens more get Brownback's OK

While many Kansans argue the federal government can't mandate health coverage, the governor approved a new state law this week requiring specific Kansans to have health insurance.

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The Wichita Eagle

Teachers in Goddard pledge to help Davis oust Brownback

Brad Cline, chairman of the science department at Goddard High School, applauds gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis after he met with teachers at Eisenhower Middle School in Goddard on Friday.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Brownback Signs Bill Increasing Court Funding | Supreme Court Objects

The Kansas Supreme Court blasted the latest funding bill for the state court system passing into law.

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The Capital-Journal

Forecast: Kansas revenue collections to trend upward

A spike in Kansas corporate income tax collections could soften a sharp revenue dive in the current fiscal year and contribute to modest revenue growth in the range of 0.5 of a percent during the upcoming year, officials said Thursday.

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SFGate

Spokeswoman: Sebelius not considering US Senate

The statement from HHS spokeswoman Dori Salcido is in line with comments from Sebelius' fellow Democrats about speculation that she'd return to Kansas this year to run for the seat held by three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts .

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Hays Daily News

Brownback coming to Hays for ceremonial signing

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will fly into Hays on Wednesday for the ceremonial signing of a new law designating two state fossils.

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The Bulletin

Governor talks higher ed funding at Emporia State

Governor Sam Brownback speaks to faculty and staff members of Emporia State about the increased funding for higher education.

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Great Bend Tribune

USD 355 to soon install electronic doors

USD 355 will soon be installing electronic locking doors at district schools, beginning the first of May and will be done shortly thereafter.

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The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

If our fine Legislature wants Kansas to be like Texas, it should pack up and move.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KAKE

WSU planning a new technology entrepreneurship hub

This week, Gov. Sam Brownback announced that the legislature is putting $2 million dollars into the creation of Innovation Campus and more technology jobs in Wichita.

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The Hill

Congress should ignore calls to extend expired wind subsidies

Even though the main federal handout for wind energy expired at the end of 2013, Congress is still engaged in debate over whether to extend it.

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Related Topix: US News, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, US Governors

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