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  1. Protesters deliver message, petition to BrownbackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal

    A crowd of about 75 people listen as a litany of speakers deliver remarks during a Statehouse rally Friday morning. A MoveOn.org petition with 3,600 pages of signatures calling for the recall of Gov. Sam Brownback sits on a table at a Statehouse rally Friday.

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  2. With Brownback's Signature, Uber Returns To KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    On Friday afternoon, Gov. Sam Brownback signed the compromise measure that set regulations on ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft, the latter known for the bright pink mustaches on its drivers' cars. could do private background checks on their subcontracted drivers under the bill.

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  3. Moveon.org Delivers Petitions Calling For Recall Of BrownbackRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    A group of about 100 protesters held a rally in the Kansas Capitol building calling for the recall of Governor Brownback. They also delivered petitions that they claimed were signed by a little over 30,000 signatures from across the United States.

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  4. Activists protest Gov. Sam Brownback in TopekaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    A group of 50 activists rallied at the Capitol on Friday, calling for Gov. Sam Brownback's recall as governor. A petition on the liberal website MoveOn.org posted in February calling for Brownback's recall has received more than 38,000 online signatures.

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  5. Kansas Republicans Have Come Up with a Disgraceful New Way to Screw the PoorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MotherJones

    ... where ATMs are easy to find. The law, backed by a GOP-dominated Kansas legislature and Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, will benefit the pockets of large banks while taking money from poor families who rely on food stamps. In Kansas's system, every ...

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  6. Kobach says he is preparing to prosecute election fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Thursday that his office would "begin immediately" to prepare election fraud prosecutions if Republican Gov. Sam Brownback signs a bill giving him the power to prosecute. Kobach has sought prosecutorial authority on such cases since taking office in 2011 and could be close to receiving it after the House approved the bill 67-55, sending it to the governor.

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  7. Uber set to return to Kansas after bill signing FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Uber will officially return to Kansas Friday afternoon when Gov. Sam Brownback signs a bill that establishes new regulations for ride-hailing services. Brownback will sign SB 101 at 2 p.m. on the Capitol's steps.

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  8. Governor to sign bill restoring Uber service in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KAKE

    Governor Sam Brownback will sign a bill this afternoon that will clear the way to restore Uber's service in Kansas. He will be joined by representatives from Uber at the signing.

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  9. Louisiana House to Gov. Bobby Jindal: Pay your own travel expensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Wearing a Kansas City Royals jersey, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, left, looks on as Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, gives a speech at New Steel and Pipe Supply in New Century, Kan., Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Louisiana legislators clipped Gov. Bobby Jindal's wings Thursday by inserting wording into the state budget that would require the governor's office to pay the out-of-state travel expenses of his security detail.

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  10. Kansas finds new way to punish the poorRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback promised to be able to balance the state budget by cutting taxes for the wealthy. That didn't work out.

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  11. Uber Heads for Loss in Bid for Statewide Texas Rideshare LawRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... required mandatory background checks and strict insurance requirements, overriding a veto by Governor Sam Brownback. Under pressure from constituents, the legislature sent a compromise bill backed by Uber to Brownback's desk this week, which is ...

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  12. Kansas welfare cash limits mean poor lose money in feesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... their overall benefits, as well. Wealthier Kansans are paying much less in taxes after Republican Gov. Sam Brownback overhauled the state's income tax a few years ago. Brownback and other Republican officials hoped that more generous policies would ...

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  13. Schultz: First quote Jesus; then punish the poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Chronicle

    ... it harder to get government assistance. I'm making it easier to get a job.” In Kansas, we have Gov. Sam Brownback, who last year said, “Our dependence is not on big government, but it's on a big God, who loves us and lives within ...

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  14. Uber heads for loss in bid for statewide Texas ride-hailing lawRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SiliconValley.com

    ... required mandatory background checks and strict insurance requirements, overriding a veto by Governor Sam Brownback. Under pressure from constituents, the legislature sent a compromise bill backed by Uber to Brownback's desk this week, which is ...

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  15. Newspaper: Lobbyist continues to influence BrownbackRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    A lobbyist who was once Gov. Sam Brownback's chief of staff continues to have influence with the governor and his administration, according to emails obtained by The Wichita Eagle. The emails show David Kensinger was consulted on matters such as when the governor planned a trade mission to China and a bill seeking state control over federal health care funds, according to documents The Eagle received this month through an open records request.

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  16. Kansas Senatea s GOP leaders dona t expect tax plan to passRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... a less lucrative tax credit against businesses' payrolls. The proposal backtracks on one of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's key economic policies, enacted in 2012. Backtracking on that policy is a key issue, and the move is opposed by influential ...

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  17. Kansas Senate to consider tax increases to close budget gapRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The Republican-dominated Kansas Senate is considering a plan to raise taxes to close a projected budget shortfall, with GOP Gov. Sam Brownback saying he isn't drawing "very clear lines" for lawmakers who are split over reversing one of his major economic initiatives. The bill up for debate Thursday in the Senate would repeal an income tax exemption for more than 330,000 business owners and farmers enacted in 2012 and replace it with a less lucrative tax credit against their payrolls.

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  18. Topeka officials react to state bill moving local elections to fallRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... year and in years past. Emails sent to other council members weren't answered as of 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Gov. Sam Brownback is likely to sign the bill into law as he urged legislators to move the elections to the fall in his State of the State ...

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  19. Patrol Begins Hiring Process for Class #56Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Kansas Highway Patrol

    The Kansas Highway Patrol is excited to announce that we are now beginning the hiring process for a new class of recruit troopers, who will begin their careers with the Patrol in the summer of 2016. This will be the 56th KHP recruit class, and marks the Patrol's effort to increase manpower on the highways in Kansas, as well as provide assistance to some local agencies who rely on the Patrol's partnership.

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  20. Ex-Kansas lawmaker gets another term on utility commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The Kansas Senate has confirmed the appointment of a former majority leader to a new term on the state commission that regulates utilities. The Senate's vote Thursday was 37-0 on Gov. Sam Brownback's reappointment of former state Sen. Jay Emler to the Kansas Corporation Commission.

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