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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sen. Laura Kelly entering the Democratic race for Kansas governorthe income tax exemption handed more than 300,000 business owners. “The last e
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
the income tax exemption handed more than 300,000 business owners. “The last election brought a wave of new faces to the Kansas Legislature with a clear mandate from voters to end the failed Brownback tax experiment,” Kelly said. “After... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sen. Laura Kelly entering the Democratic race for Kansas governorthe income tax exemption handed more than 300,000 business owners. “The last e
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
the income tax exemption handed more than 300,000 business owners. “The last election brought a wave of new faces to the Kansas Legislature with a clear mandate from voters to end the failed Brownback tax experiment,” Kelly said. “After... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
K-196 reopensHesston was the primary contractor for the $2,726,000 project, which upgraded/r
The Newton Kansan / Posted 3 days ago
Hesston was the primary contractor for the $2,726,000 project, which upgraded/replaced Dry Creek Bridge, Whitewater River Bridge and Diamond Creek Bridge. The project was funded by T-WORKS, the transportation program passed by the Kansas Legislatu... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas official accused of sexual misconduct fired from new jobBrandt Haehn, testifying earlier this year before the Kansas Legislature in his
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Brandt Haehn, testifying earlier this year before the Kansas Legislature in his role as commissioner of home and community services for the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, is accused of offering a state government job in exchange... Read more
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The McPherson Sentinel
School finance committee begins review of Gannon rulingapproved by legislative leaders. The committee is expected to wrap up work Dece
The McPherson Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
approved by legislative leaders. The committee is expected to wrap up work December 18-19, with the 2018 session of the Kansas Legislature convening Jan. 8. Special committee chair Blaine Finch, R-Ottawa, who also chairs the House Judiciary... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Woman says high-ranking Kansas official offered her job for sex, harassed her with pornographic textsthe Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, which involved his rep
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, which involved his representation of the administration before the Kansas Legislature. “The messages were graphic and sexual in nature, ranging from words to pictures to videos,” said... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Woman says high-ranking Kansas official offered her job for sex, harassed her with pornographic textsjob at the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services that involved hi
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
job at the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services that involved his representing the administration before the Kansas Legislature. “The messages were graphic and sexual in nature, ranging from words to pictures to videos,” said... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback pushes Senate to confirm him as ambassador for religious libertyK-12 funding levels flat as it struggled to balance its books. Moderate Republi
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
K-12 funding levels flat as it struggled to balance its books. Moderate Republican lawmakers joined with Democrats in the Kansas Legislature earlier this year to override a Brownback veto and repeal the tax cuts. Brownback, though, blamed “much... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Donald Trump Jr. praises father, criticizes media in Kobach campaign stopbe solved by a governor with the “political will,” including a “spending proble
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
be solved by a governor with the “political will,” including a “spending problem.” He said tax increases passed by the Kansas Legislature earlier this year were “outrageous and unnecessary.” “Now more than ever we need a governor who is going... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Donald Trump Jr. praises father, criticizes media in Kris Kobach campaign stopbe solved by a governor with the “political will,” including a “spending proble
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
be solved by a governor with the “political will,” including a “spending problem.” He said tax increases passed by the Kansas Legislature earlier this year were “outrageous and unnecessary.” “Now more than ever we need a governor who is going... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Mennonites and BDS: A Lawsuit Amid a Legacy | Edwin Black | 10 Kislev 5778 – November 28, 2017though such regulation may have an incidental effect on rights of speech and as
The Jewish Press / Posted 20 days ago
though such regulation may have an incidental effect on rights of speech and association.” Prior to enacting HB 2409, the Kansas Legislature received a statement from the State Department of Commerce averring, “In 2016, Kansas exported $56,681,800... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
11 speak in favor, 1 against banning tobacco sales to adults ages 18 to 20 in Topekathe city’s lobbyist, about issues he thinks the city should monitor or work to
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
the city’s lobbyist, about issues he thinks the city should monitor or work to address during next year’s session of the Kansas Legislature. Met behind closed doors in executive decision to discuss attorney-client privileged matters involving... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Zapp: Cutting taxes sinks Kansas — is country next?declared that the state’s funding of public education was unfair and inadequate
Savannah Morning News / Posted 26 days ago
declared that the state’s funding of public education was unfair and inadequate. Earlier this year, both houses of the Kansas legislature achieved two-thirds majority votes to over-ride the governor’s veto of tax increases in order to increase... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Governing body hears 11 speak in favor, 1 against banning tobacco sales to adults ages 18 to 20from Whitney Damron, the city’s lobbyist, about issues he thinks the city shoul
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
from Whitney Damron, the city’s lobbyist, about issues he thinks the city should monitor or work to address during next year’s session of the Kansas Legislature. Reporter Tim Hrenchir can be reached at (785) 295-1184 or @timhrenchir on... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas candidates for governor differ on state auditor positionfunding be ensured?” Brewer said. Several states have auditors. In Missouri, t
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
funding be ensured?” Brewer said. Several states have auditors. In Missouri, the position is elected and partisan. The Kansas Legislature currently has an auditing arm, but it only investigates issues at the direction of a legislative... Read more
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Island Packet
Kansas candidates for governor differ state auditor positionfunding be ensured?" Brewer said. Several states have auditors. In Missouri, t
Island Packet / Posted 26 days ago
funding be ensured?" Brewer said. Several states have auditors. In Missouri, the position is elected and partisan. The Kansas Legislature currently has an auditing arm, but it only investigates issues at the direction of a legislative... Read more
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FOX News
Video contradicts Kansas shooting police accountto be held accountable for the wrongs that they do just like regular citizens a
FOX News / Posted 27 days ago
to be held accountable for the wrongs that they do just like regular citizens are." The family is also trying to get the Kansas Legislature to change the law so law enforcement agencies cannot prevent the release of video and audio in... Read more
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FOX News
Video contradicts Kansas shooting police accountto be held accountable for the wrongs that they do just like regular citizens a
FOX News / Posted 27 days ago
to be held accountable for the wrongs that they do just like regular citizens are." The family is also trying to get the Kansas Legislature to change the law so law enforcement agencies cannot prevent the release of video and audio in... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Capitol Chatter: Sex harassment allegations reach several st...in line getting food at a state house political function when she felt someone
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 30 days ago
in line getting food at a state house political function when she felt someone place their hand on her rear end." A former Kansas Legislature intern summed up the situation to the Kansas City Star: "It's like, 'Oh my gosh, why would you say that?... Read more

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