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Ethics commission to delve into Brownback-Colyer campaign spending for defense lawyersThe Kansas ethics commission plans to convene in February to determine whether
Ethics commission to delve into Brownback-Colyer campaign spending for defense lawyers
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The Kansas ethics commission plans to convene in February to determine whether probable cause exists to order a formal hearing on a complaint the re-election campaign of Gov. Sam Brownback and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer violated state campaign finance... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Brownback administration defends Docking plans ahead of hearingGov. Sam Brownback’s administration defended its plans to demolish the Docking
Brownback administration defends Docking plans ahead of hearing
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration defended its plans to demolish the Docking State Office Building and build new Capitol complex power plant ahead of a legislative inquiry Tuesday over controversial financing for the construction. The Department... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sam Brownback praises 2012 business tax cut in KansasGov. Sam Brownback urged Kansas small business owners Wednesday to make a speci
Sam Brownback praises 2012 business tax cut in Kansas
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Gov. Sam Brownback urged Kansas small business owners Wednesday to make a special effort to hire people with disabilities and individuals with a criminal record. He told a gathering among members of the National Federation of Independent Business... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Brownback praises 2012 business tax cut in KansasGov. Sam Brownback urged Kansas small business owners Wednesday to make a speci
Brownback praises 2012 business tax cut in Kansas
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Gov. Sam Brownback urged Kansas small business owners Wednesday to make a special effort to hire people with disabilities and individuals with a criminal record. He told a gathering among members of the National Federation of Independent Business... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka senator seeks inquiry of Brownback-Colyer campaign loans, spendingA complaint submitted to Shawnee County's district attorney Friday alleges Lt.
Topeka senator seeks inquiry of Brownback-Colyer campaign loans, spending
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
A complaint submitted to Shawnee County's district attorney Friday alleges Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer potentially ran afoul of Kansas law by spending campaign donations on an army of defense lawyers amid a federal grand jury investigation and by allegedly... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas revenue secretary mostly upbeat, worried about sales taxThe revenue secretary for the state of Kansas praised Gov. Sam Brownback's tax
Kansas revenue secretary mostly upbeat, worried about sales tax
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
The revenue secretary for the state of Kansas praised Gov. Sam Brownback's tax reform strategy Wednesday in a presentation to House members punctuated with positive talk about economic indicators and a warning on weak sales tax receipts. Nick... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Legislators blast $20 million deal for power plant in TopekaThe administration of Gov. Sam Brownback's signing of a $20 million lease-purch
Legislators blast $20 million deal for power plant in Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
The administration of Gov. Sam Brownback's signing of a $20 million lease-purchase deal for construction of a new state power plant in Topeka on Wednesday elicited bipartisan condemnation from lawmakers who claim the maneuver was designed to sidestep... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Efficiency report calls for state to create rainy day fundAn efficiency study purporting to show how the state can save up to $2 billion
Efficiency report calls for state to create rainy day fund
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
An efficiency study purporting to show how the state can save up to $2 billion over five years also exhorts Kansas to create a rainy day fund. When the consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal released its report last week, the 260-page document drew... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Democratic legislators lay out 2016 session goalsDemocrats on Thursday announced their goals for the session – promising to emph
Kansas Democratic legislators lay out 2016 session goals
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
Democrats on Thursday announced their goals for the session – promising to emphasize education, transparency and public safety -- though they did not always have specific policy proposals. The lawmakers, in the wake of Gov. Sam Brownback’s State of... Read more
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Sam Brownback expects sale of Kansas Bioscience Authority to secure $25 million toward deficitGov. Sam Brownback responded to a projected deficit in the next fiscal year Wed
Sam Brownback expects sale of Kansas Bioscience Authority to secure $25 million toward deficit
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
Gov. Sam Brownback responded to a projected deficit in the next fiscal year Wednesday by proposing sale of all investment assets of the Kansas Bioscience Authority to score $30 million for the state treasury and to adjust management of $50 million in... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Democrats, Republicans huddling day before 2016 sessionKansas Republicans and Democrats huddled separately Sunday away from the Capito
Democrats, Republicans huddling day before 2016 session
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Kansas Republicans and Democrats huddled separately Sunday away from the Capitol before start of a legislative session falling between passage of the largest tax increase in state history and opening of the next election cycle. The minority party's... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas tax amnesty snagged $23M; $7M less than expectedKansas’ tax amnesty program snagged $23 million this fall, short of lawmakers’
Kansas tax amnesty snagged $23M; $7M less than expected
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
Kansas’ tax amnesty program snagged $23 million this fall, short of lawmakers’ hopes. Collection figures show the program came up about $7 million short of the Legislature’s expectation it would generate $30 million for the state. The Legislature... Read more
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Kansas tax revenue plunged $27 million below expectations in DecemberKansas tax revenue plummeted $27 million below expectations in December, figure
Kansas tax revenue plunged $27 million below expectations in December
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Kansas tax revenue plummeted $27 million below expectations in December, figures released Monday showed, returning the state to its pattern of less-than-expected tax receipts. The large missed estimate comes after revenue forecasters this fall... Read more
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Kansans seek better outcomes with KanCareMitzi McFatrich, Chad Austin and Jane Kelly took part in providing state legisl
Kansans seek better outcomes with KanCare
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Mitzi McFatrich, Chad Austin and Jane Kelly took part in providing state legislators with unvarnished critiques of the $3 billion Medicaid system privatized three years ago by the administration of Gov. Sam Brownback. They were among individuals and... Read more

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