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  1. Advocate estimates at least one LGBT Kansan fired a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Employment issues for Kansans who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender have been in the news since Gov. Sam Brownback announced he would rescind an executive order issued by former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius that prevented some classified state employees from being fired because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The executive order hadn't applied to private sector workers, people employed by local governments or state workers who are unclassified, meaning they aren't covered by the state's civil service system and can be fired at will.

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  2. Kansas Tax Collections Up in FebruaryRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... xes in February, when it anticipated taking in $287 million. The numbers are good news for Republican Governor Sam Brownback and legislators, but they don't solve the state's budget problems.

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  3. Editorial: Legislators should be discriminate with budget cutsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    ... lack of education, teenage parents or disabled parents or children - use the program and benefit greatly. Gov. Sam Brownback, to his credit, has championed education as the means through which people should move beyond poverty or otherwise improve ...

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  4. Legislature still capable of doing whata s rightRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... an amendment offered by Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, senators voted to compel Gov. Sam Brownback to release the names of applicants for the Kansas Court of Appeals. - Rhonda Holman The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this ...

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  5. Brownback touts economic growth for rise in February revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said he saw signs of economic growth Friday after a report showed that Kansas collected $22 million more in taxes than anticipated this month. Even with the unanticipated windfall for the month reported by the state Department of Revenue, the state's tax collections for the past eight months are running slightly behind expectations.

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  6. KS Revenues Higher In FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... when it anticipated taking in $287 million. The surplus is 7.7 percent. The numbers are good news for Governor Sam Brownback and legislators, but they don't solve the state's budget problems. Officials must close a budget shortfall that had been ...

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  7. Phillipsburg DCF worker honored by governorRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

    ... and overseeing DCF staff. Garrison joined the four other employees on Feb. 12 to be recognized by Governor Sam Brownback for their service to the State. "We're very happy to honor Vicki for the fantastic work she has done in her career, which has ...

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  8. Kansas tax revenue surpasses February goal by $22MRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    ... said. "We still have a long way to go in resolving our revenue shortfall." The 2015 Legislature and Gov. Sam Brownback crafted an emergency bill in response to a deficit in the current fiscal year by relying heavily on one-time infusions of cash ...

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  9. Kansas finally gets good revenue news with February reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... budget for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. State legislators are considering proposals by Governor Sam Brownback to increase alcohol and tobacco taxes, change the school funding formula, slow down payments to the state's public employee's ...

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  10. Mellor named to statewide commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Great Bend Tribune

    Barton County staff and administration announced that Amy Mellor, assistant Barton County attorney, was appointed to the Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training by Governor Sam Brownback.

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  11. Why It's Hard for Republican Presidential Candidates to Speak Honestly About Income InequalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slate Magazine

    ... state-level push to slash higher-education budgets and raise taxes on the poor. In Kansas, Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is still trying to fill the hole caused by massive tax cuts for the rich. Unwilling to go back on his anti-tax convictions, ...

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  12. New report on Kansas taxes to figure into debate on budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... after the Republican-dominated Legislature aggressively cut personal income taxes in 2012 and 2013 at GOP Gov. Sam Brownback's urging to stimulate the economy. Legislators are likely to consider tax proposals and spending cuts to erase the deficit. ...

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  13. Legislators want court names openRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hays Daily News

    ... was stacked in favor of people loyal to the Kansas Bar Association. Democrats have been irritated Gov. Sam Brownback possessed authority to make appointments to the Court of Appeals without disclosing the people who applied for the job. In original ...

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  14. Monthly tax collections report to be released Friday to figure into debate on Kansas budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    ... after the Republican-dominated Legislature aggressively cut personal income taxes in 2012 and 2013 at GOP Gov. Sam Brownback's urging to stimulate the economy. Legislators are likely to consider tax proposals and spending cuts to erase the deficit. ...

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  15. Opinion LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... each other. They say politics is like driver's ed: "D" is for driving forward and "R" puts you in reverse. Sam Brownback and Scott Walker are two of a kind. It's just a shame there are not several thousand more like them in government. If ignorance ...

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  16. Bill requiring governor to disclose court applicants wins initial OK in Kansas SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    Gov. Sam Brownback would be required to disclose the names of applicants for the state Court of Appeals 10 days before making a judicial appointment under a bill that won initial approval in the Senate on Thursday. That requirement was offered in an amendment by Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, as the Senate debated SB 197, which would make the state's Supreme Court nominating commission subject to the state's open meetings and open records act.

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  17. Whatever happened To...Kansas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... many of these consequences have already occurred as a result of actions enforced by Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Secretary of State Kris Koback, Attorney General Derek Schmidt and their ultra-conservative co-horts in the Kansas legislature. Gov. ...

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  18. Senate bill exposes Court of Appeals applicants to open records actRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    ... was stacked in favor of people loyal to the Kansas Bar Association. Democrats have been irritated Gov. Sam Brownback possessed authority to make appointments to the Court of Appeals without disclosing the people who applied for the job. In original ...

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  19. Statewide Food Drive Campaign Kicks Off to Raise 85,000 Meals for Kansas FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... about the event to KDA Director of Communications Beth Gaines at beth.gaines@kda.ks.gov ### WHO: Governor Sam Brownback, Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey, Harvester's CEO Valerie Nicholson-Watson, Harvester's board members, Second Harvest ...

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  20. Opinion Line ExtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Kansans are in for a world of hurt. This didn't have to happen. It was all totally preventable. Force Gov. Sam Brownback to change his mind (which you can't and which he won't). Watch the state go down the toilet. Recall him, beginning now. You've ...

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