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  1. Falling revenueRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hays Daily News

    After the state of Kansas ended fiscal year 2014 in June with $338 million less than forecast, it was not difficult to predict utmost attention would be paid to every piece of economic news through the November general election. After the state of Kansas ended fiscal year 2014 in June with $338 million less than forecast, it was not difficult to predict utmost attention would be paid to every piece of economic news through the November general election.

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  2. Election Outlook: Kansas now likelier than Massachusetts to elect a Democratic governorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    If you suddenly awoke, Rip Van Winkle-style, from a multi-year sleep in the middle of a presidential year, and you found out that Kansas was about to vote for the Democratic candidate and Massachusetts was about to vote for the Republican candidate, you might think the world had gone mad. Even at the Senate level, it's improbable .

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  3. Opinion Line ExtraRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The government, and particularly the president, is completely at fault for the spread of Ebola to the U.S. Travel to and from West Africa should have been shut down as soon as reports of the outbreak became known. Isn't it about time the United States cut off both potential Ebola infections and terrorists from entering our country? One of the light poles at the "light sculpture" at Central and Meridian has been burned out for a month.

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  4. Russell Arben Fox: Political swings in Kansas not that surprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Politics in Kansas today is suddenly big news. The New York Times, the Washington Post and many other major national news outlets have written lately about the latest poll results and the latest legal moves in Kansas' current electoral contests.

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  5. Kansas: Continued Budget HemorrhagingRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Econbrowser

    With lagging economic growth, and the massive tax cuts, revenues are falling below projection. From The Topeka Capital Journal today: Tax collections by Kansas state government in September fell a sobering $21 million below projections to mark the fourth time in the past six months revenue failed to match targets, officials said Tuesday.

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  6. Hard to put a positive spin on tax revenue dropRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The Kansas Department of Revenue tried to put a positive spin on the drop in tax collections in September, issuing a press release Tuesday headlined, "September corporate income tax receipts beat estimates." The release didn't report that individual income tax receipts were $42.4 million less than expected.

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  7. Streetside: Equip-Bid's auction of state-seized sex toysRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Pitch

    Look north from where the 12th Street Bridge dumps you into the West Bottoms, and you'll see a trapezoidal brick warehouse. Its occupant is Equip-Bid Auctions , and according to its owner, Andy O'Hanlon, it's the largest auction company in Kansas City.

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  8. Kansas personal income growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice For Liberty in Wichita

    A recent spurt of growth of personal income in Kansas is welcome, considering the history of Kansas in this regard. Kansas personal income grew in the quarter ending in June, with the Wichita Business Journal reporting "Kansas ranked 14th among states for second-quarter personal income growth."

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  9. Kansas income taxes short of projections; corporate taxes look strongerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Kansas collected about $21 million less in tax revenue in September than state leaders had predicted, according to a new report from the Kansas Department of Revenue .

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  10. It's Anger 'Level 25,000' Directed at DMV Line Jumpers Who Reserve OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Village Voice

    In February, the New York State DMV launched a revamped website capable of processing a bevy of transactions without requiring that dreaded visit to a DMV office. To expedite those transactions that still require in-person processing, the site offers a quick and easy online reservation system, with many same-day appointments available.

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  11. KS Revenues Short In SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Kansas says its tax collections fell $21 million short of expectations in September. The lower-than-anticipated collections were disclosed Tuesday in the state Department of Revenue's monthly preliminary revenue report.

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  12. Kansas tax collections $23 million short in first quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Wichita Eagle

    The state has collected $23 million less than it had expected after the first three months of the fiscal year, which will likely renew the debate about Gov. Sam Brownback's income tax cuts. The state took in $42 million less in personal income tax revenue in the month of September than it had estimated, a figure that's 17 percent below estimates and represents an 18 percent drop from the previous year, according to the Kansas Department of Revenue.

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  13. Kansas tax revenue $21M below estimate in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Capital-Journal

    Tax collections by Kansas state government in September fell a sobering $21 million below projections to mark the fourth time in the past six months revenue failed to match targets, officials said Tuesday. The state's individual income tax receipts dropped $42.4 million beneath the estimate set earlier this year by a team of state economists and officials in the Gov. Sam Brownback administration.

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  14. Kansas Tax Collections $21M Short In SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WIBW-TV Topeka

    The lower-than-anticipated collections were disclosed Tuesday in the state Department of Revenue's monthly preliminary revenue report. The development could cause a short-term increase in the state's predicted budget shortfall of $238 million by July 2016.

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  15. Kansas officials await word on September taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Wichita Eagle

    The state Department of Revenue's report Tuesday afternoon was expected to renew a political debate over massive income tax cuts enacted at Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's urging. Brownback says the tax cuts are stimulating economic growth, but critics contend the reductions are wrecking the state's finances.

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  16. Kansas Fact Meter: Much of GOP broadside misses targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Capital-Journal

    The Kansas Republican Party seized upon scheduling of a political gathering in Topeka as evidence of flawed ethical standards held by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis and at least one member of the Kansas Supreme Court. The news release issued by the Kansas GOP to criticize Davis and Justice Carol Beier contained text that fell short of standards for accuracy in political attacks.

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  17. Facing tax shortfall, Kansas approves online sex toy auction to recoup lost tax revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Raw Story

    In an effort to make up for nonpayment of income, withholding and sales taxes, the state of Kansas has approved the online auction of sex toys and DVD's by a businessman to bring his tax debt current. According to the Topeka-Capitol Journal , businessman Larry Minkoff, who did business under the 'Bang' name, had refused requests from the Kansas Department of Revenue for payment of over $163,986 in state taxes.

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  18. Controversial private school tuition program could start in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Capital-Journal

    The groundwork is largely in place for a new tax-credit system that could fund private school tuition for low-income students starting in January, state education officials say. Deputy education commissioner Dale Dennis says the Kansas State Department of Education has worked on creating regulations and application forms to comply with the tuition program created by the Legislature in April.

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  19. Brownback's legacy? The state of Kansas is getting in the sex toy businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daily Kos

    A hilariously titillating report out of Kansas: State resident Larry Minkoff was seriously behind on taxes, so agents from the Department of Revenue raided his business and confiscated his inventory of sex toys, DVDs, and novelty items. They eventually negotiated a deal : In a negotiated arrangement between the state and owner, the merchandise was released back to Minkoff.

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  20. Kansas forces auction of sex toys to pay off debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Examiner.com

    United Outlets LLC, also known as Bang, will have to auction off their inventory of sex items in order to pay off over $160,000 in back taxes , according to reports today. It seems that no matter how good you are at aiding people in that department, the tax collectors are even better.

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