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  1. Kansas tax collections $47M short of expectations in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Washington Post

    Kansas collected $47 million less than anticipated this month, signaling that Gov. Sam Brownback and legislators may have to be more aggressive with spending cuts or other measures to balance the budget. But the Department of Revenue said Friday that a key factor was greater-than-expected income tax refunds during the month, with the federal government processing returns more quickly than it did last year.

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  2. Kansas tax collections $47M short of expectations in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Miami Herald

    Kansas collected $47 million less than anticipated this month, signaling that Gov. Sam Brownback and legislators may have to be more aggressive with spending cuts or other measures to balance the budget. But the Department of Revenue said Friday that a key factor was greater-than-expected income tax refunds during the month, with the federal government processing returns more quickly than it did last year.

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  3. Kansasa January tax receipts $47 million short of projectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... the year before. The numbers probably still will add fuel to the argument against tax cuts ushered in by Gov. Sam Brownback during his first term. Individual income tax revenue was more than 13 percent below expectations for the month, missing the ...

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  4. Revenue falls $47 million short in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... the figures was any mention of continuing cuts to income tax rates. The rate cuts were the centerpiece of Gov. Sam Brownback's policy agenda during his first term. Figures released by the department show individual income tax receipts were ...

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  5. Brownback proposes linking school funding to student performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    In a preview of the next battle over school finance, Gov. Sam Brownback said Friday that he wants to tie schools' money to students' performance. A luncheon speech to the Agri-Business Council of Wichita marked the first time the governor has publicly elaborated on what he wants to do with school finance beyond the two-year budget he offered in his State of the State address early this month.

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  6. Kansas Water Authority accepts report on proposed aqueductRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KMIZ

    ... address several key questions, such as the financial, legal, cultural and environmental impacts. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback told the water authority that state officials are determined to do something to address water supplies but will talk to all ...

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  7. Kansas is at riskRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

    ... of 17-year-old students had the ability to write a persuasive essay. Thirty-two years later, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback aims to roll back the clock. Today in Kansas, only one-fifth of 4-year-olds have access to public preschool. But before we get to ...

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  8. Group files to reopen portion of school finance lawsuitRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

    ... aid, known as supplemental general or local-option budget aid. Eileen Hawley, spokeswoman for Gov. Sam Brownback, responded to the alliance's announcement by reiterating the governor's call for a new school finance formula. "As the governor said in ...

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  9. Kansas Republicans Hold Kansas Days ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    The GOP leadership will kick off the two-day event Friday with speeches by Gov. Sam Brownback and Kansas Congressman Kevin Yoder. Kansas officials will be joined in their receptions by speeches from visiting Republicans legislators.

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  10. Scott Walker Comes Out With First Ad FailRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    ... recent election, Walker ran with a "Wisconsin Comeback" theme, which he took directly from Kansas Governor Sam Brownback . In his 2010 campaign for governor, Walker used a brown bag gimmick that he took from Ohio Republican George Voinovich. At ...

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  11. Brownback nominates Topeka lawyer for appellate courtRead the original story

    Thursday | The Capital-Journal

    Kathryn Gardner, right, shakes hands with Gov. Brownback after a short press conference Thursday afternoon where the Governor introduced her as his nomination to the Kansas Court of Appeals. Gov. Sam Brownback moved to fill a vacancy on the Kansas Court of Appeals on Thursday by placing into nomination a Topeka attorney who dedicated most of her legal career to serving as a clerk for a federal judge.

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  12. Editorial: Charting a budget pathRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Capital-Journal

    Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, said in a letter to legislators he is opposed to the Republican governor's plan to raise cigarette taxes from $.79 to $2.29 per pack. Grover Norquist, of Americans for Tax Reform, has taken an interest in Kansas' budget dilemma and Gov. Sam Brownback's plan for restoring the balance of revenues and expenditures for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Norquist doesn't like Brownback's proposed tax hikes on alcohol, cigarettes and other tobacco products.

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  13. Kansas Republicans kick off annual conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    The GOP leadership will kick off the two-day event Friday with speeches by Gov. Sam Brownback and Kansas Congressman Kevin Yoder. Kansas officials will be joined in their receptions by speeches from visiting Republicans legislators.

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  14. This is what happens when a Republican tries to raise taxes.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Mother Jones

    ... has served as conservatives' leading anti-tax zealot - had seemingly found his ideal politician in Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. After Brownback was elected governor in 2010, he went on a mission to eradicate his state's income tax - slashing rates ...

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  15. Opinion LineRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... few earthquakes in Kansas. Since fracking began, there have been hundreds of earthquakes in Kansas. To Gov. Sam Brownback and other Republicans, this is proof that there is no connection between fracking and earthquakes. Christ said in the end there ...

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  16. Schools facing more cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Not only does Gov. Sam Brownback want to cut $127 million in school operating funding next year, but some lawmakers want to cut $39 million this current year - even though the school year is more than half over and the cut would disproportionately hurt poorer school districts. Senate Bill 71 , which is expected to have a hearing next week in the Senate Ways and Means Committee, would change how the state calculates its supplemental aid to school districts.

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  17. Going green: The risks and rewards of legalized marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | KCTV5

    ... now, Kansas has struggled under a school finance formula that is designed not to be understood," Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said during his annual address to the Legislature this month. In Kansas and Missouri, medicinal marijuana bills have died in ...

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  18. Granddaughter: Colmery would have hoped park would inspire others to help veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... estimated to cost about $200,000. To donate, visit www.KSAmLegion.org or call Chuck Yunker, 785-232-9361. Gov. Sam Brownback, Mayor Larry Wolgast and Rudy Klopfer, director of the eastern Kansas VA system, attended the announcement Thursday and ...

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  19. Kathryn Gardner nominated to Kansas Court of Appeals. Jan. 29, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Gov. Sam Brownback has nominated a senior federal judge's longtime legal adviser and research clerk for the Kansas Court of Appeals. Brownback announced Thursday that he's chosen Kathryn Gardner of Topeka for the state's second-highest court.

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  20. Kansas House panel eases off plan to delay school aid fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas would delay $20 million in aid payments to its public schools for four months under a proposal approved by a state House committee Thursday, presented as an alternative to a more aggressive version in Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's plan for balancing the current budget. The GOP-dominated House Appropriations Committee is working on a bill to eliminate a projected $279 million deficit and expects to vote on it early next week.

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