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1 hr ago | The Garden City Telegram

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Ultraconservative Republicans have pushed for many ill-advised changes in the wake of the controversial federal health-care reform, from the fiscally irresponsible and inhumane act of balking on Medicaid expansion, to pushing for a health-care compact that promises to mess up Medicare for many Kansas.

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5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Brownback enlists Regents appointees in university ranking quest

Gov. Sam Brownback appointed three people to the Kansas Board of Regents Friday, and enlisted them in a quest to improve the state's college and university rankings.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Kansas, Goodland, KS, Garnett, KS

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KHGI

News Minute: Here is the latest news from The Associated Press

Kansas has broken its streak of monthly shortfalls in tax collections. The Department of Revenue says the state took in almost $409 million in taxes in July, about $1.6 million more than anticipated.

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

KAKE

New ID requirement a non-issue for local voters

"That's exciting for us because obviously that's why we open up these locations is to make it more convenient for people to go vote and so they don't have to then go to the polls on election day," said Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman.

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

News Max

Sabato: Kansas Shifts to Toss-Up, Brownback Has Uphill Race

Kansas Republican Gov. Sam Brownback faces an uphill battle to retain his seat, and Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics and author of the Sabato's Crystal Ball blog, says the contest has become a toss-up.

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Daily Kos

Dueling Kansas Governor's Polls

There are now two recent polls with very contrasting results out on the Kansas Governors race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, YouGov, US Governors, Publishing, Media, New Times

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

Now that everyone has seen what happens with Republican policies in Kansas, why would anyone vote for a Republican for governor, secretary of state, senator, representative or president ever again? Sam Brownback is moving in the right direction.

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Related Topix: US News, Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Pat Roberts, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: Kansas has mixed results on caring for kids

The always thought-provoking Kids Count Data Book counts even more in this election year, considering Gov. Sam Brownback's stated 2010 campaign goals of reducing child poverty and improving fourth-graders' reading.

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Voice For Liberty in Wichita

Women for Kansas voting guide should be read with caution

If voters are relying on a voter guide from Women for Kansas, they should consider the actual history of Kansas taxation and spending before voting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, Kansas, US Governors, Kathleen Sebelius

The Miami Herald

Brownback's GOP challenger has bankruptcy in past

A Wichita businesswoman who is challenging Gov. Sam Brownback in the Republican primary has filed for bankruptcy protection in the past, while her running mate has done so twice.

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Free Times

Will South Carolina Take the Yellow Brick Road?

How far is South Carolina from going down the same road as Kansas? According to MapQuest, more than 1,000 miles separate the two states.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, South Carolina Government, Kansas Government, Kansas, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Ethics commission: Brownback must return donation from congressman's campaign

A donation from a U.S. congressman's campaign to Gov. Sam Brownback's re-election campaign violates Kansas statute, the Governmental Ethics Commission confirmed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin Yoder, Health

The Capital-Journal

Brownback: School-finance law will trim property taxes

Gov. Sam Brownback describes the property tax relief some Kansas school district patrons are expected to see during a Tuesday luncheon visit at Topeka's McFarland's Restaurant.

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

Reuters

FEATURE-In Kansas, a Democrat makes hay on Brownback's budget woes

The 42-year-old Democratic nominee for governor in Kansas, one of the nation's reddest states, was a long shot when he announced his candidacy.

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

Tony's Kansas City

Newsflash!!! Better New York Times Poll Seyz Brownback Up by 10 Points

Recently, there's an indication that Kansas City dead tree media and a great many publications have been misleading the public about the chances of empty suit Rep. Paul Davis.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Private colleges help fuel economic growth

Over the past four years, Gov. Sam Brownback and the Legislature have aggressively pursued an economic policy aimed at accelerating growth in jobs and income.

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The Capital-Journal

Letter: Gov. Brownback support of prairie chicken bill ironic

I found it ironic that Gov. Sam Brownback, a stauch supporter of our Constitution, supported a bill that attempts to invalidate the federal government's listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species.

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The Wichita Eagle

Gov. Sam Brownbacka s campaign raises $744,000; Paul Davisa campaign raises $1.1 million

Paul Davis' campaign for governor raised $1.1 million between Jan. 1 and July 24, according to campaign finance documents filed with the Governmental Ethics Commission.

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Voice For Liberty in Wichita

For Rep. Tiahrt, Cash for Clunkers was a good spending program

When the Obama Administration needed additional funds for the Cash for Clunkers program, Todd Tiahrt was agreeable to funding this wasteful program.

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Los Angeles Times

State by state: Overview of 2014 governor races shows Democratic tilt

Kansas Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, left, with Kansas City Mayor Mark Holland, faces stiff competition from a Democratic challenger this year in the ruby-red state.

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