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  1. State budget needs adequate reserve fundRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Gov. Sam Brownback is correct in urging lawmakers to build an adequate reserve fund into next year's budget. "I'm pushing that it not only balance but that it have a healthy ending balance," he told reporters last week.

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  2. Opinion Line ExtraRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... somewhere on a secluded island where he can't embarrass himself playing golf. Leave it to liberals to boo Gov. Sam Brownback for wearing a shirt that supports two teams from Kansas. Stupid liberals. Can the whiners from Hillside High shut up now? I ...

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  3. Opinion LineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... people ashamed of what they are doing do it quick and quietly, and with as few witnesses as possible. Gov. Sam Brownback knows full well the new school-finance bill is wrong, and the way he signed it into law proves it. Brownback is not waging a war ...

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  4. Auburn-Washburn USD 437 may need to repay state aidRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Cuts to this year's education spending, passed by the Legislature less than four months before the end of the fiscal year, appear to mean some school districts should return money to the state. If some school districts are required to return funds, this likely will include Auburn-Washburn Unified School District 437, which lost about $1.14 million for this fiscal year under the legislation signed by Gov. Sam Brownback last week.

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  5. Ex-Brownback Aide Lobbying Against Tobacco Tax IncreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Gov. Sam Brownback's former chief of staff is lobbying against a proposed tax increase on tobacco, one of the governor's primary proposals to balance the state's budget. Kansas secretary of state's records show David Kensinger registered as a lobbyist for Reynolds American on Feb. 6. That is six weeks after Kensinger was asked by Budget Director Shawn Sullivan to give feedback on a proposed state budget.

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  6. Kansas officials hope budget puzzle pieces drop into placeRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Republican Gov. Sam Brownback hopes the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature wraps up several key budget issues this week, though he's not pushing lawmakers to finish a spending blueprint for state government that also erases a projected shortfall of nearly $600 million. The Senate has approved a $15.5 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that won't balance without tax increases.

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  7. More Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | KHGI

    ... state's schools. Peck went home March 12 to attend several events in Coffeyville and Independence with Gov. Sam Brownback. The next day, the bill received 62 votes in favor, one short of the 63 needed for passage. The House held the roll call open ...

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  8. Lawmaker used state plane to fly to Topeka for voteRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KAKE

    ... state's schools. Peck went home March 12 to attend several events in Coffeyville and Independence with Gov. Sam Brownback. The next day, the bill received 62 votes in favor, one short of the 63 needed for passage. The House held the roll call open ...

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  9. KS private sector growth surpasses expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Updated numbers released earlier this month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics confirm strong private sector job growth in Kansas. These most-current numbers are revised and benchmarked for calendar year 2014 and show Kansas second in the region for private sector job growth, trailing only Colorado.

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  10. Editorial: Budget shows political will still absentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    ... of proof that it's wrong. Consider the course taken by two states, Kansas, led by conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, and Minnesota, governed by Democrat Mark Dayton. Brownback, acting out a supply-side dream, slashed taxes in his state and ...

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  11. Senate picks winners, losers among Kansas college studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Capital-Journal

    ... between the four-year public and private institutions. If the transfer wins backing of the House and Gov. Sam Brownback, the jackpot would start paying off this fall semester at Benedictine College, Mid-America Nazarene University, Manhattan ...

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  12. Letter: Kansas is better than Senate Bill 175Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Capital-Journal

    ... youth knows there are people and faith communities who couldn't disagree more. So if the Legislature and Gov. Sam Brownback continue to bully and attack the marginalized, I would appreciate it if they stopped claiming Christ and Kansas values.

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  13. Capitol beats: 'We keep seeing good bills go down'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... SB 95, which will restrict a type of abortion procedure commonly performed in the second trimester. Gov. Sam Brownback promised to sign the legislation. This is the final week of the regular session before the Legislature goes on a month-long break ...

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  14. Governora s former chief of staff lobbying for tobacco company against proposed tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    Gov. Sam Brownback's former chief of staff is lobbying on behalf of a tobacco company against a proposed tax increase on tobacco, a critical part of the governor's plan to balance the state's budget. David Kensinger was part of a select group asked to give feedback on the proposed budget, including the tobacco tax increase, several weeks before it was unveiled to lawmakers.

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  15. University prospectus bill offers new data, has limitationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Capital-Journal

    ... justify the $5.5-million annual cost. It isn't clear whether the House will pass the same bill or whether Gov. Sam Brownback would sign it. Here is a look at the information students' currently have available, its limitations and additional ...

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  16. Annual Governor's Easter Egg Hunt Attracts Large CrowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Kids made a mad dash for the eggs at Governor Sam Brownback and First Lady Mary Brownback's Cedar Crest mansion in the capital city Saturday.

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  17. The Kansas City Conversation This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Tony's Kansas City

    Take a look at Kansas City political discourse this week and the top newsmakers sharing their insights. First up, Ruckus and Yael either changing his mind about leaving the show or a really poor pundit disguise .

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  18. Kansas to allow concealed guns without permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Click Orlando

    ... a bill backed by the National Rifle Association was approved, The Associated press reported. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is expected to sign the bill despite some lawmakers' apprehensions about the state dropping its requirement that anyone ...

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  19. Some Kansas students to face deeper financial aid cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KAKE

    Students attending public, four-year universities and colleges in Kansas may see cuts in their financial aid due to a legislative action on a program governing school grants. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the clause added to Gov. Sam Brownback's request to the Comprehensive Grant program would only leave $2.4 million for students attending public institutions.

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  20. Pregnancy Case Given 2nd Chance; LGBT Find Less JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Women's eNews

    ... procedure, dilation and evacuation, and is the first in the country to do so, . The article reports that Gov. Sam Brownback will sign the bill and that the procedure is only used in about 8 percent of abortions in the state. Arizona lawmakers passed ...

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