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3 hrs ago | KAKE

Fact Check: Ad attacking Paul Davis' voting record on taxes mostly true

A GOP group spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on political ads in Kansas, has released its second ad this month targeting Democrat gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Kansas, AL, Tax

5 hrs ago | Ark Valley News

New headquarters

Representatives taking part in the Aug. 19 groundbreaking for the new headquarters for the highway patrol in south-central Kansas are Kansas Secretary of Transportation Mike King, Kechi City Council President Kevin Opat, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, KHP Superintendent Col.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Kechi, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Wichita, KS

9 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

State fights labor rule for home health workers

Gov. Sam Brownback plans to outline how his administration is fighting a planned federal labor rule that aims to protect domestic service workers.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Wichita, KS

13 hrs ago | Prairire Village Post

Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Do appearances with national pols...

Sam Brownback and Chris Christie talked to reporters outside Oklahoma Joe's before picking up a to-go order.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Johnson County, KS, Chris Christie, Rick Santorum

16 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

Flags lowered in honor of late Kansas state representative

Flags will be lowered to half-staff in honor of state Rep. Joe Edwards, R-Haysville, who died Tuesday evening, according to a news release from Gov. Sam Brownback's office.

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Related Topix: Haysville, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sedgwick County, KS

Wed Aug 20, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Polls show close Kansas races

Public Policy Polling released its most recent poll results of Kansas elections Tuesday, and the race for governor is much closer than Rasmussen Reports' polls - which did not name Keen Umbehr as a candidate - showed just a week previously.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, US Governors, Sam Brownback

RedState

It's Time to Pay Attention to Kansas

While it is far too early to write an obituary in Topeka, conservatives must acknowledge the reality that Governor Sam Brownback is fighting for his political life right now in Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Mike Pompeo, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Bobby Jindal

The Capital-Journal

Scale scrutiny includes order against unlicensed companies

The evidence of increased scrutiny of the state's scales in the past year includes two cease-and-desist orders issued by the Kansas Department of Agriculture against unlicensed service companies operating in the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Agriculture, Science, Fall River, KS, Norton, KS

The Capital-Journal

Missouri businesses look to Kansas wind energy to meet EPA regulation

Two Missouri utilities are looking to Kansas companies to help meet carbon dioxide emission targets proposed by a federal agency.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Kansas, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, US Governors, Sam Brownback

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: With Brownback and Roberts looking sickly, we move two ratings

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Nathan Deal, US House of Representatives, Kansas, US Governors, Sam Brownback

Asbury Park Press

Christie campaigns in Kansas, Oklahoma today

Gov. Chris Christie is campaigning for Republican governors in Kansas and Oklahoma today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Christie, Kansas, OK, US Governors, US Senate, Sam Brownback

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Political Wire

Is Pat Roberts in Trouble?

A new Public Policy Polling survey in Kansas finds Sen. Pat Roberts leading challenger Chad Taylor , 32% to 25%, with independent Greg Orman at 23%, and Libertarian Randall Batson at 3%.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts

The Capital-Journal

AG Schmidt defends $8.2M spent on outside counsel

The Democratic candidate for Kansas attorney general Tuesday denounced expenditure by Attorney General Derek Schmidt of more than $8 million for outside legal fees to handle complex litigation for the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors, Sam Brownback

Business Journal

KDOC partners with Kansas Global Trade Services to promote exporting

Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday announced a partnership between the Kansas Department of Commerce and Wichita-based Kansas Global Trade Services designed to promote the importance of exports to the state's economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Wichita, KS

Washington Examiner

State: Accuracy of heavy capacity scales improving

The accuracy of the massive scales used to weigh millions of dollars' worth of Kansas crops and other goods each year improved markedly in the first half of the 2014 fiscal year, state officials said.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

WIBW-TV Topeka

Groundbreaking Set For New Highway Patrol Headquarters

Gov. Sam Brownback will join several other state and law enforcement officials in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Kansas Highway Patrol headquarters in south-central Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Kechi, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Todd Tiahrt posts message from Paul Davis on Facebook, riles some conservatives

Tiahrt, a Republican, lost a bid on Aug. 5 to regain the congressional seat he once held.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Pompeo, US Senate, US Governors, Sam Brownback

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line Extra

How dumbed down have Americans become? We cannot get together to throw out a political party whose stated goal is to destroy the United States, but we can get a bunch of people to dump ice water on their heads.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Opinion

OttawaHerald.com

Brownback expands roadmap

Federal government overreach will be Gov. Sam Brownback's next target he announced Monday as part of his Road Map 2.0. At a news conference at the Wichita Area Builders Association, Brownback told an audience that states are seeing assaults on their sovereignty, placing the rights and freedoms of residents in jeopardy, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Wichita, KS, Kansas, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

OttawaHerald.com

HAWVER: Don't forget 2010 roadmap

That idea can go a bunch of ways, and if you buy the premise , you'll enjoy the story.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Kansas, Tax, Opinion

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