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  1. Incoming Kansas House Democratic Leader Talks 2015 SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | KMUW-FM Wichita

    Governor Sam Brownback has already proposed spending cuts for the current fiscal year.

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  2. Royals tickets an incentive in Governor's Blood DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... tickets to see a game with the defending American League champion will be mailed by mid-March. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will be on hand to greet donors beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Statehouse Rotunda. Donors must be at least 16 years of age, with ...

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  3. Are Kansans having buyer's remorse with Sam Brownback?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Pitch

    ... January have to slice and dice the state budget in order to balance a projected $280 million shortfall. Gov. Sam Brownback has volunteered some ideas of areas of government to cut just to make it through this year, which includes raids on the state ...

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  4. Brownback will not extend KPERS cut in budget proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Gov. Sam Brownback will not propose continuing cuts to state worker retirement plans in his budget plan for the next two years, a top administration official told lawmakers Friday. Shawn Sullivan, the state budget director, said the employer contribution cut made to the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System in response to a massive revenue shortfall during the current fiscal year will not be part of the Republican governor's budget proposal for the next fiscal year, which begins in July.

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  5. Kansas Pension-Bond Plan Revived Amid Budget Strain: Muni CreditRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Governor Sam Brownback's plan to divert pension cash to plug a budget deficit has Kansas Treasurer Ron Estes recommending a fiscal tool the state hasn't used in a decade -- selling bonds to fund its retirement plan. Brownback, a Republican who starts his second term in January, last week proposed shortchanging the state's pension contributions by $58 million to close a $280 million budget hole caused in part by tax cuts the governor championed.

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  6. Governor fills new spots on county boardRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has named a banker and small-business owner to two, newly created seats on the Saline County Commission. Brownback on Thursday announced the appointments of Luci Larson and David Smith to the north-central Kansas county's county board.

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  7. Governor appoints new Saline County commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KAKE

    Kansas Governor Sam Brownback on Thursday named two individuals to seats on the Saline County Commission effective Jan. 12, 2015. Larson is a small business owner who has previously served on the Salina City Commission and as Mayor from 2009-2010.

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  8. KU hospital provides update on reorganizationRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... cuts in the next five years. Uncompensated care at the hospital totaled $59 million in fiscal year 2014. Gov. Sam Brownback is opposed to expanding Medicaid in Kansas because he doesn't believe the federal government will continue paying for it in ...

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  9. The Associated Press just did something very smartRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... the national policy debate. The AP never really left state capitol coverage. (They were all over Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's problems in the state -- and with his state legislature -- over the last few years.) But, adding an entirely new team to ...

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  10. Brownback blames budget hole on Obamacare but allots funds from it to fill holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    Gov. Sam Brownback's administration has blamed the Affordable Care Act for increasing Medicaid costs and adding to the state's budget hole, but it has also quietly looked to a pharmaceutical rebate made possible by the ACA for help in filling that hole. When Brownback unveiled his plan to fill the state's nearly $280 million budget hole through June, it included a $55 million sweep from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's fee fund.

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  11. Secretive groups ran $25M in ads for state racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of Conservation Voters. The state that saw the most ads from opaque groups was Kansas, where Republican Gov. Sam Brownback prevailed in an uphill contest with Democrat Paul Davis. The state saw a total of 34,300 ads through Election Day on Nov. 4. ...

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  12. Newspaper records request rejected for 3rd timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    With time running out to fill two newly created positions on the Saline County Commission, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's office continues to refuse to reveal the names of those being considered. Saline County voters in November chose to expand the county commission from three members to five.

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  13. Lessons in governing from NebraskaRead the original story

    Yesterday | OttawaHerald.com

    I read various articles in The Ottawa Herald about Gov. Sam Brownback's belated admission that Kansas is in a worse economic mess than he earlier projected.

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  14. Privatization winning formula can't be solved yetRead the original story

    Yesterday | OttawaHerald.com

    Privatization of services has been a hallmark of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's administration - an understandable mindset since all taxpayers want to save money spent on government services.

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  15. Brownback's 'vision'Read the original story

    Wednesday | Hays Daily News

    On Nov. 12, Gov. Sam Brownback announced his "Long-Term Vision for the Future of Water Supply in Kansas." While I believe the "vision" is too narrow, it is the only document available for guiding the development and implementation of future water policies for resolving water issues in Kansas.

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  16. New Kansas House minority leader appoints staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KAKE

    ... the House seat of outgoing Minority Leader Paul Davis, who lost the governor's race to Republican incumbent Sam Brownback. Hodgson lost the Democratic primary to Rep.-elect Boog Highberger. Jake Miller of Kansas City will be Burroughs' policy and ...

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBTV

    ... of Conservation Voters. The state that saw the most ads from opaque groups was Kansas, where Republican Gov. Sam Brownback prevailed in an uphill contest with Democrat Paul Davis. The state saw a total of 34,300 ads through Election Day on Nov. 4. ...

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  18. First Night Of Hanakkuh Marked At The StatehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WIBW-TV Topeka

    The first night of Hanukkah was marked with a special tribute to a Kansas City-area native who was killed in a terror attack in Jerusalem. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback joined the ceremony at the fourth annual Kansas Hanukkah Celebration to light the Shamash, or center candle, of the menorah. 2 comments

  19. Opinion LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Wichita Eagle

    The state's collection of child support is at a 14-year low. Gov. Sam Brownback's response is that it didn't cost as much to collect the payments.

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  20. Shining light on affidavitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... be open records. But the blanket secrecy ended last spring, as the Legislature overwhelmingly passed and Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill newly providing for public scrutiny of the documents used to secure arrest warrants. A former judge, Rep. John ...

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