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1 hr ago | The Garden City Telegram
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.
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.
"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.
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.
There are now two recent polls with very contrasting results out on the Kansas Governors race.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When the Obama Administration needed additional funds for the Cash for Clunkers program, Todd Tiahrt was agreeable to funding this wasteful program.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:23 pm
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