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7 hrs ago | Voice For Liberty in Wichita

Kansas school finance reporting and opinion

Republicans concede bill would let teachers be fired without cause "Statehouse Republicans are having to abandon a key talking point in their effort to defuse teacher anger over an anti-tenure bill the Legislature passed a week ago, conceding the bill would allow school districts to fire veteran teachers without having to give a reason why.

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12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Will Brownback sign school finance bill? Emporia, Wichita audiences hear different answers

President of USW Local 241 Robert Cammarn holds a sign in front of El Dorado Civic Center, where Gov. Sam Brownback was scheduled to appear for the Governor's One-Shot Turkey Hunt on Thursday.

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

19 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Praeger, Kansas groups urge health compact veto

Praeger, who is not seeking re-election, said there were too many unknowns about the compact and what impact it may have on federal health programs in Kansas, including Medicare for senior citizens.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, Medicare, Health

23 hrs ago | The American Prospect

The Abortion Restriction That's Too Extreme for Most Pro-Lifers

The Republican leadership shepherded two minor tweaks to existing abortion policies through the legislature, while staving off a far more contentious measure: a bill that would criminalize abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

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

Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

Young people do not want to buy health insurance because they believe they will not use it.

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Related Topix: Haysville, KS, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Opinion, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

In Wichita, Brownback neither praises nor criticizes measure stripping K-12 teacher tenure rights

A group of retired teachers hold up signs in front of where Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback was appearing at Wichita State University.

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

KAKE

Group gathers to oppose school funding bill

A group of people gathered outside the Wichita State University building where Gov. Sam Brownback addressed leaders on the importance of higher education funding today.

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Related Topix: Wichita State University, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas views on due process, court authority, health-club bill

Due process – An amendment to the school-funding bill that eliminates teacher due-process rights was backed by the conservative special-interest group Americans for Prosperity.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Family, Kids, US Governors, Education Etc.

Ark Valley News

Union: Legislation an attack on teachers

Union: Legislation an attack on teachers By Chris Strunk Last Updated: April 10, 2014 Bill would strip away due process rights Legislation that was supposed to address inequities in public school funding in Kansas was instead an attack on teachers, the Valley Center teachers union and others said this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Valley Center, KS, US Governors, Education Etc.

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SFGate

Analysis: Kansas poised to end K-12 teacher tenure

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is all but certain to resist pressure to veto a proposal that would end tenure for public school teachers, approved by the Legislature as part of a court-mandated education funding plan.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Republicans concede bill would let teachers be fired without cause

Teachers and others hold up signs in front of El Dorado Civic Center, where Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback was scheduled to appear for the Governor's One-Shot Turkey Hunt on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Education Etc., Health

The Kansas City Star

Kansas school funding bill is huge win for area

But last week they made historic strides in bringing more local control to Kansas school districts, particularly to Johnson County and, specifically to the Shawnee Mission School District.

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Related Topix: Johnson County, KS, Education Etc., Shawnee Mission, KS, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Brownback to meet with Wichita State leaders Monday

The governor of Kansas will meet with Wichita State University administrators and the student government president to discuss the importance of funding in higher education, WSU said in a prepared statement Friday.

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OttawaHerald.com

Governor could face blowback on health care bills

Two bills regarding restriction of health care coverage in Kansas are on their way to receive a signature from Gov. Sam Brownback to become law.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Ottawa, KS

OttawaHerald.com

Teapublicans' attack on education is unconscionable

The Kansas House of Representatives passed a bill with bi-partisan support Friday that addressed inequities in school funding as needed to satisfy a March 7 ruling by the Kansas Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors, Ottawa, KS, Franklin County, KS, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Ark Valley News

Union: Legislation an attack on teachers

Union: Legislation an attack on teachers By Chris Strunk Last Updated: April 10, 2014 Bill would strip away due process rights Legislation that was supposed to address inequities in public school funding in Kansas was instead an attack on teachers, the Valley Center teachers union and others said this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Valley Center, KS, US Governors, Education Etc.

The Bulletin

Million-dollar honors college awaits approval

David Cordle, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, is an advocate for the idea of starting an honors college.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, Republican, Kansas, Standardized Testing

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Voice For Liberty in Wichita

Kansas values, applied to schools

A Kansas public policy advocacy group makes an emotional pitch to petition signers, but signers should first be aware of actual facts.

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Christian Science Monitor

Abortion war twist: spike in measures favoring access

Democratic Kansas state Sens. David Haley and Laura Kelly confer during a Senate debate at the statehouse in Topeka Saturday on a bill making technical changes in antiabortion laws.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, Gary Herbert

Business Journal

Clearwater native, musician Logan Mize serving as ambassador to promote Kansas tourism

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback speaks during a news conference Wednesday at Exploration Place in Wichita announcing the launch of a new Kansas tourism website, TravelKS.com.

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