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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas legislators working on STAR bond reform legislationplace into state law a prohibiting transfer of retiring STAR bonds to new proje
Kansas legislators working on STAR bond reform legislation
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
place into state law a prohibiting transfer of retiring STAR bonds to new projects. This piece is directly aimed at the Brownback administration. It also would require as of Jan. 1, 2017, the Kansas Department of Commerce to intensify annual... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas House, Senate negotiators wade into list of tax reform itemsthe state of Kansas did not receive sales taxes on those goods. ALL expenses a
Kansas House, Senate negotiators wade into list of tax reform items
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
the state of Kansas did not receive sales taxes on those goods. ALL expenses and funds that are either attributable to or even remotely related to the Anderson Creek fire MUST be closely monitored for any shenanigans by the Brownback administrat... Read more
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Salon.com
Sam Brownback gutted Kansas: How America’s worst governor and an ultra-conservative ideology wrecked an entire statewith business, community and school leaders from across the state. Contrast thi
Sam Brownback gutted Kansas: How America’s worst governor and an ultra-conservative ideology wrecked an entire state
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
with business, community and school leaders from across the state. Contrast this with the ideological zealotry of the Brownback administration, their ultraconservative legislative allies and organizations like the Kansas Policy Institute... Read more
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Breitbart
Kansas Withdraws from Federal Refugee Resettlement Programfederal government’s operation of the refugee resettlement program within its b
Kansas Withdraws from Federal Refugee Resettlement Program
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
federal government’s operation of the refugee resettlement program within its boundaries on Tenth Amendment grounds, the Brownback administration has plenty of legal power capable of mounting such an effort. Kansas Secretary of State Chris... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lt. Gov. Colyer returns from one-week trip to IsraelLeadership Foundation. It is affiliated with the Republican State Leadership Co
Lt. Gov. Colyer returns from one-week trip to Israel
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Leadership Foundation. It is affiliated with the Republican State Leadership Committee, which includes the GOP Lieutenant Governors Association. The Brownback administration estimated Kansas exported $75 million in goods to Israel du... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Tour reveals Kansans' frustration with politics of budget, education and taxessession. They are constitutionally required to fix a state government budget t
Tour reveals Kansans' frustration with politics of budget, education and taxes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
session. They are constitutionally required to fix a state government budget that is deep under water. One week ago, the Brownback administration and other revenue experts agreed to lower expectations to the point Kansas now faces a $228 million... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County lawmakers remain critical of Brownback administration at forum in Topekaunwillingness to flinch on tax breaks in the face of budget woes and choice to
Shawnee County lawmakers remain critical of Brownback administration at forum in Topeka
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
unwillingness to flinch on tax breaks in the face of budget woes and choice to instead call for cuts across the board. The Brownback administration last week responded with three options for balancing the budget, but none gave consideration to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County lawmakers remain critical of Brownback administration at forumunwillingness to flinch on tax breaks in the face of budget woes and choice to
Shawnee County lawmakers remain critical of Brownback administration at forum
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
unwillingness to flinch on tax breaks in the face of budget woes and choice to instead call for cuts across the board. The Brownback administration last week responded with three options for balancing the budge, but none gave consideration to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
KDOT project delays drive criticism by transportation advocatesa state government budget crisis by delaying highway construction projects wort
KDOT project delays drive criticism by transportation advocates
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
a state government budget crisis by delaying highway construction projects worth more than half a billion dollars. The Brownback administration had already transferred $2.4 billion from the T-Works highway program to address revenue shortfalls,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Gov. Sam Brownback orders budget overhaul to match $228 million revenue shortfallthe cash shortfall facing lawmakers and apply greater political pressure on Gov
Gov. Sam Brownback orders budget overhaul to match $228 million revenue shortfall
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
the cash shortfall facing lawmakers and apply greater political pressure on Gov. Sam Brownback to close the gap. The Brownback administration responded with three options for balancing the budget, but focused on a preferred plan that strikes... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Brownback orders budget overhaul to match $228 million revenue shortfallbasically, to give wealthy people a tax break. I think the people of Kansas get
Brownback orders budget overhaul to match $228 million revenue shortfall
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
basically, to give wealthy people a tax break. I think the people of Kansas get that it's an unfair tax system." Brownback administration officials, staff serving the Legislature and three university economists who are collectively... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas' revenue forecast cut by more than $228 millionfused with troubling trends in the oil, agriculture and manufacturing sectors,
Kansas' revenue forecast cut by more than $228 million
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
fused with troubling trends in the oil, agriculture and manufacturing sectors, signaled a need to soften the forecast. Brownback administration officials, staff serving the Legislature and three university economists who are collectively... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Gov. Sam Brownback names Joseph Norwood new corrections secretarysecretary Johnnie Goddard and past secretary Ray Roberts, who had served in the
Gov. Sam Brownback names Joseph Norwood new corrections secretary
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
secretary Johnnie Goddard and past secretary Ray Roberts, who had served in the position from the beginning of the Brownback administration in January 2011 until this past December. “I look forward to returning to Kansas and leading the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Gov. Sam Brownback names new corrections secretarysecretary Johnnie Goddard and past secretary Ray Roberts, who had served in the
Gov. Sam Brownback names new corrections secretary
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
secretary Johnnie Goddard and past secretary Ray Roberts, who had served in the position from the beginning of the Brownback administration in January 2011 until this past December. “I look forward to returning to Kansas and leading the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Immigration group files lawsuit against Brownback, two agenciesin January aimed at potentially dangerous immigrants from other countries. The
Immigration group files lawsuit against Brownback, two agencies
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 30 days ago
in January aimed at potentially dangerous immigrants from other countries. The California organization requested from the Brownback administration "all records, regardless of form, related to" the orders. Plaintiffs contend Brownback's office... Read more

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