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3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line Extra

The law needs to change if property owners can get away with owing millions of dollars in unpaid taxes.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Follow other statesa lead on Medicaid expansion

Pennsylvania became the ninth state led by a Republican governor to expand Medicaid.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Opinion

Examiner.com

When Kansas Governor Brownback uses statistics-he uses lies

With record spending cuts in education, lack of jobs and economic blunders on a massive scale what is a losing governor to do? When that governor is Sam Brownback the answer is simple-LIE! Of course that means using statistics.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Fall campaigns about to heat up

In addition to celebrating the labor movement and the economic achievements of workers, Labor Day is the traditional kickoff of the fall campaign season.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Moving date of Kansas State Fair to Labor Day weekend not popular, survey finds

A proposal to move the starting date of the Kansas State Fair to Labor Day weekend wasn't popular with people who responded to a survey.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, Kansas

The Wichita Eagle

Brownback to blame for conflict with teachers

Gov. Sam Brownback said last week that he regrets the adversarial relationship he has with teachers, the Hutchinson News reported .

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Libertarian Candidate For Kansas Gov. Feels Slighted

Keen Umbehr, the lLibertarian candidate for Governor of Kansas took note of the September 6th debate which he has not been invited to and wrote a personal letter to both Democratic Senator Paul Davis and Incumbent Governor Sam Brownback.

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The Wichita Eagle

Republican Party newsletter tells members how to deal with a KNEA trollsa

An e-mail newsletter from the Kansas Republican Party sent out Friday afternoon instructs party members about how to deal with "KNEA trolls."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Republican, Johnson County, KS, Overland Park, KS, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

FLENTJE: An erosion of authenticity

"I was wrong." These three little words work magic in marriage and in politics, but Kansas voters should never expect to hear Gov. Sam Brownback utter them.

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The Wichita Eagle

Brownback, Davis campaigns debate about debates

Governor candidates Sam Brownback and Paul Davis got an early start on the debate season by debating which debates they will debate in.

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

The Wichita Eagle

So they said

"David and I like off-color jokes, Freddie likes more sophisticated jokes. a Charles likes golf."

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The Capital-Journal

Kansas governor debate schedule taking shape

The calendar of joint appearances for Republican Sam Brownback and Democrat Paul Davis began to solidify Friday with rival gubernatorial campaigns affirming appearances in Hutchinson and Wichita.

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

The Pitch

Sam Brownback predictably picks his right hand man in Caleb Stegall for the Kansas Supreme Court

Sam Brownback didn't have to look far to fill a vacancy on the Kansas Supreme Court.

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The Wichita Eagle

Rally scheduled for Friday evening to protest Brownback, Kobach

Hundreds of women opposed to what they call the "extremist" turn of Kansas government are expected to take to the streets Friday evening for a public rally opposing state policies on taxes, education, voting rights and other issues.

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The Capital-Journal

Brownback names Stegall to Kansas Supreme Court

Gov. Sam Brownback selected on Friday recent state Court of Appeals Judge Caleb Stegall from among three finalists for a vacancy on the Kansas Supreme Court.

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The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Around Town

ANSWER: Gov. Sam Brownback ordered that flags be flown at half-staff last Wednesday in honor of the passing of state Rep. Joe Edwards.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Officials Await Word On August Taxes

The state Department of Revenue's report Friday afternoon was expected to renew a political debate over massive income tax cuts enacted at Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's urging.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hays Daily News

Gov. regrets relations with teachers

Gov. Sam Brownback, running for re-election and under fire about school funding and policies, said he regrets the adversarial relationship with teachers.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Changes in rates create opportunity for campaigns to debate definition of tax increase

If the state freezes income tax rates instead of allowing them to drop again in 2016 as scheduled, would that be a tax increase? When the state lowered a temporary sales tax last year - but not as much as originally promised - was that a tax increase? The semantic debate come after Paul Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, proposed ... (more)

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

Prairire Village Post

Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: How much stock do you put in political polls?

Paul Davis leads Sam Brownback in the SurveyUSA poll, but trails him by a point in Brownback's own "internal poll."

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