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  1. Wichita senators forming plan to eliminate sales tax on foodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Even though it may be too late to offset costs for Wichitans if the 1-cent sales tax passes on Nov. 4, two state senators say they want to introduce a plan in the Legislature to eliminate sales tax on food. "Every Kansan eats, so lowering sales tax on food is a benefit to every Kansan, whether you're living off Social Security or a billionaire," said Sen. Michael O'Donnell, R-Wichita, who is working on the measure with Sen. Oletha Faust-Goudeau, D-Wichita.

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  2. Mike Hall: Numbers man is backRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    After sitting through a presentation by the people who want us to vote "yes" on extending that special sales tax, I had a few questions. a- Question 1: The supporters say Shawnee County property owners will save money by voting yes because 30 percent of the sales tax collected here comes from people living outside the county.

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  3. Kansas SpeaksRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

    Since 1980, the Docking Institute of Public Affairs at Fort Hays State University has helped facilitate public policy development for western and rural Kansas. The research techniques employed by the institute and the accurate readings of public sentiment have made it an invaluable resource for the entire region.

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  4. United frontRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi, in a new alliance, are joining forces to raise money for the midterms and take aim at 2016. The Democratic Party's two most powerful women shared a stage in San Francisco Monday, and for Republicans, it was a glimpse of how tough 2016 could be.

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  5. Rep. Paul Davis loses ground in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Washington Square News

    Political experts around the nation unexpectedly declared Gov. Sam Brownback, a long-time Kansas Republican, doomed for re-election just a few weeks ago. With only two weeks until election day, the race between Brownback and his Democratic opponent, State Rep. Paul Davis, has now dramatically tightened to a pure toss-up.

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  6. Letters: Dole endorses Brownback, former state party chairmen back Orman, abortion in Senate debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Wichita Eagle

    I have known Sam Brownback for several decades and watched his career rise from young state agriculture secretary to governor. Throughout those years of public service, I have been impressed and inspired by his steadfast dedication to the values and principles that were instilled in him by his parents on their farm near Parker.

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  7. What's the matter with the Kansas Experiment?: Red/Blue AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | PennLive.com

    Kansas is one of the most Republican states in the nation, but you wouldn't know it by watching these midterm elections. GOP Gov. Sam Brownback and Sen. Pat Roberts are both fighting for their political lives, and both may lose at the polls in November.

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  8. GOOSEN: More cuts to Kansas education comingRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | OttawaHerald.com

    Troubles in the Kansas budget have quite worrisome implications for our state's future.

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  9. Revenue Department website links to document hailing Brownback's tax policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Capital-Journal

    Citizens visiting the Kansas Department of Revenue website for personal tax information will find links to forms, online payments and refund programs. They will also find a link to a document calling Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's tax policy a shot of adrenaline into the state's economy.

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  10. Whata s the matter with Kansasa governor, senator? RedBlue AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | LA Daily News

    Kansas is one of the most Republican states in the nation, but you wouldn't know it by watching these midterm elections. GOP Gov. Sam Brownback and Sen. Pat Roberts both may lose at the polls in November.

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  11. What's the matter with Kansas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Daily Republic

    Kansas is one of the most Republican states in the nation, but you wouldn't know it by watching these midterm elections. GOP Gov. Sam Brownback and Sen. Pat Roberts are both fighting for their political lives, and both may lose at the polls in November.

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  12. Eight downtown properties on S. Kansas Avenue delinquent on taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Capital-Journal

    Eight properties on S. Kansas Avenue between 3rd and 10th streets are at least five months delinquent on their 2013 taxes. Combined, the properties owed nearly $241,000 in back taxes and interest by the end of August.

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  13. Sam Brownback's Great Sex Toy Auction: Selling Porn To Balance Runaway BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Daily Kos

    With tax revenues in the toilet, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's administration has hit upon a unique revenue-generating idea. According to the Kansas City Star and a myriad of other news sources, the state is selling thousands of adult novelty items, from lingerie to handcuffs, in an online auction due to the failure of a chain of erotic stores to pay state sales, income, and withholding taxes in Kansas.

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  14. [Video]100-Year Old Woman Raped During Home Invasion by 35-Year Old Ex-ConRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Right Wing News

    A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault last week of a 100-year-old woman, Wichita police said Friday. The man was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on suspicion of rape and aggravated burglary, Wichita police Capt.

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  15. Grimes, Davis, and the Great Democratic Rural HopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | National Review Online

    It is the time of year when leaves fall from the trees and races fall from the national committee's priorities list. Republicans went through their sad moment a few days ago when the National Republican Senatorial Committee pulled their ads from Michigan , an ominous indicator for former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land.

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  16. Official's op-ed praising Brownback, tax policy sent to state employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Capital-Journal

    With less than a month to go before the election, a state official is praising Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and his tax policy in an opinion article that was sent to state employees - raising questions about on-the-job political activity. Last week, the Kansas Department of Revenue released an article by Revenue Secretary Nick Jordan to the media but also sent it to department employees.

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  17. Kansas Trails on Job CreationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The CPA Technology Advisor

    Since recession-driven job losses bottomed out in early 2010, Kansas has consistently trailed the nation and most surrounding states in private-sector job creation, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Job creation has emerged as a major issue in the race for governor between incumbent Sam Brownback and challenger Paul Davis, the House minority leader from Lawrence.

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  18. Role Of Government, Not Tax Reform, Driving Kansas Governor's RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Daily Caller

    Dave Trabert is President of Kansas Policy Institute. He is a frequent speaker to business, legislative and civic groups and also does research and writes on fiscal policy and education issues.

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  19. Kansas Trails U.S. in Jobs CreationRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Hispanic Business

    Oct. 12--Since recession-driven job losses bottomed out in early 2010, Kansas has consistently trailed the nation and most surrounding states in private-sector job creation, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. And that trend is mostly continuing in 2014, the data shows.

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  20. Endorses Sam Brownback For Governor Of KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Right Wing News

    He helped elect a conservative majority in the State Senate, opposed gay marriage, supported coal, reformed education, cut taxes and fought Obamacare. Yet, he's still in trouble.

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