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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Former Kansas education official takes aim at workforce challengescareer interests and the department will outline goals in the coming weeks. In
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
career interests and the department will outline goals in the coming weeks. In his State of the State address, Gov. Sam Brownback advocated 75 percent of students graduating high school get some kind of advanced training, like a college... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Fact Meter: Wobbly claims by Sam Brownback mark ‘partly true’ State of StateGov. Sam Brownback celebrated in his victory-lap State of the State speech the
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Gov. Sam Brownback celebrated in his victory-lap State of the State speech the state’s reduction in the rates of childhood poverty and infant mortality. He also offered a personal version of the late Rev. Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have A Dream”... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Rival Kansas political kings, pawns open 2018 Legislature’s chaotic battle for the Capitolto succumb to a new era of government transparency and leadership friction root
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
to succumb to a new era of government transparency and leadership friction rooted in a quasi-dual governorship. Then, Gov. Sam Brownback delivered the State of the State speech. All hell broke lose. There were daily reminders the executive branch... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Kansas Needs Skilled Workers. Brownback's Budget Might HelpKansas high school students would be able to attend college-level technical cou
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
Kansas high school students would be able to attend college-level technical courses free of charge under a proposal by Gov. Sam Brownback. The proposal comes after under-funding of an existing program in recent years. Commonly called Senate Bill... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback faces GOP opposition to major proposalsPushback against Republican Gov. Sam Brownback reached a new height as members
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Pushback against Republican Gov. Sam Brownback reached a new height as members of his own party decried his proposal to pump money into public schools and cast doubt on his administration’s plan to build a new prison and make updates to its... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback faces GOP opposition to major proposalsPushback against Republican Gov. Sam Brownback reached a new height as members
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Pushback against Republican Gov. Sam Brownback reached a new height as members of his own party decried his proposal to pump money into public schools and cast doubt on his administration’s plan to build a new prison and make updates to its... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Democrat, Republican announce competitive fundraising in Kansas’ 2nd District Congressional raceIn this file photo, Paul Davis, a Democratic candidate for Kansas governor in 2
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
In this file photo, Paul Davis, a Democratic candidate for Kansas governor in 2014, debates Gov. Sam Brownback in Wichita. Davis is now running for Congress in Kansas’ District 2. Davis won the 2nd District in eastern Kansas when running for governor... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Democrat, Republican announce competitive fundraising in 2nd District Congressional raceIn this file photo, Paul Davis, a Democratic candidate for Kansas governor in 2
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
In this file photo, Paul Davis, a Democratic candidate for Kansas governor in 2014, debates Gov. Sam Brownback in Wichita. Davis is now running for Congress in Kansas’ District 2. Davis won the 2nd District in eastern Kansas when running for governor... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sam Brownback names Jeff Andersen new secretary for health and environmentRepublican Gov. Sam Brownback named a new leader Friday to the state agency ove
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback named a new leader Friday to the state agency overseeing environmental management and the state’s beleaguered Medicaid program. Brownback named Jeff Andersen, an insurance executive, acting secretary of the Kansas... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback names new secretary for health and environmentRepublican Gov. Sam Brownback named a new leader Friday to the state agency ove
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback named a new leader Friday to the state agency overseeing environmental management and the state’s beleaguered Medicaid program. Brownback named Jeff Andersen, an insurance executive, acting secretary of the Kansas... Read more
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FOX News
Kansas’ tale of two governors: Senate confirmation delay creates awkward situation in Topekatwo governors: Senate confirmation delay creates awkward situation in Topeka B
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
two governors: Senate confirmation delay creates awkward situation in Topeka By Kelly David Burke Although Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback looked like a man in charge when he gave his State of the State speech, Kansans hadn’t known he would be the... Read more
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FOX News
Kansas’ tale of two governors: Senate confirmation delay creates awkward situation in TopekaAlthough Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback looked like a man in charge when he gave his
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
Although Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback looked like a man in charge when he gave his State of the State speech, Kansans hadn’t known he would be the one giving it until a week beforehand. "I think they’re shocked that Gov. Brownback is still here," said... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Bob Beatty: Brownback torture by Senate should not be a surpriseit was given by a person nobody expected to still be governor, including the go
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
it was given by a person nobody expected to still be governor, including the governor himself. Republican governor Sam Brownback was supposed to be long gone by the time the State of the State speech was to be delivered, having accepted a... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Trump wants overhaul of nation's prison systemround-table discussion, which included Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republic
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
round-table discussion, which included Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republican Govs. Matt Bevin of Kentucky and Sam Brownback of Kansas and others, focused on finding ways to help non-violent prisoners learn new skills to help them... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Brownback pitches prison mentoring in White House meetingGov. Sam Brownback urged President Donald Trump’s administration Thursday to ad
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Gov. Sam Brownback urged President Donald Trump’s administration Thursday to adopt a prison mentoring program like the one he has championed in Kansas. Brownback met with Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other state officials and experts in... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump convenes experts on overhaul of nation's prison systemround-table discussion, which included Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republic
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
round-table discussion, which included Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republican Govs. Matt Bevin of Kentucky and Sam Brownback of Kansas and others, focused on finding ways to help non-violent prisoners learn new skills to help them... Read more
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Boston Herald
Trump convenes experts on overhaul of nation's prison systemround-table discussion, which included Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republic
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
round-table discussion, which included Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republican Govs. Matt Bevin of Kentucky and Sam Brownback of Kansas and others, focused on finding ways to help non-violent prisoners learn new skills to help them... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas legislators remain skeptical of new Lansing prison dealLegislators remained skeptical Thursday of a plan backed by Gov. Sam Brownback
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Legislators remained skeptical Thursday of a plan backed by Gov. Sam Brownback to rebuild the state’s oldest, largest prison. Kansas Department of Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood appeared before the State Finance Council, a group of legislative... Read more
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Philly.com
Trump convenes experts on overhaul of nation's prison systemround-table discussion, which included Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republic
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
round-table discussion, which included Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republican Govs. Matt Bevin of Kentucky and Sam Brownback of Kansas and others, focused on finding ways to help non-violent prisoners learn new skills to help them... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Legislators won’t audit alleged misconduct by former Commerce Secretary Antonio Soaveat least nine of Soave’s friends or business partners had received contracts in
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
at least nine of Soave’s friends or business partners had received contracts in his 18-month tenure as secretary. Gov. Sam Brownback, who appointed Soave, acknowledged he entered into inappropriate consulting contracts as secretary and was... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shari Feist Albrecht elected to chair Kansas Corporation Commissionwas elected to serve as chair of the Kansas Corporation Commision. Albrecht wa
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
was elected to serve as chair of the Kansas Corporation Commision. Albrecht was first appointed to the KCC by Gov. Sam Brownback on June 25, 2012. She was reappointed to a second four-year term, which expires March 15, 2020. Commissioners... Read more
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The Hill
Trump, Kushner meet with advocates on prison reformUnion; Brooke Rollins, president of the Texas Public Policy Foundation; Kentuck
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Union; Brooke Rollins, president of the Texas Public Policy Foundation; Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R); Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R); and Koch Industries’ lead attorney, Mark Holden. Trump’s spiritual adviser, Paula White, was also... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Trump convenes experts on overhaul of nation's prison systemround-table discussion, which included Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republic
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 5 days ago
round-table discussion, which included Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republican Govs. Matt Bevin of Kentucky and Sam Brownback of Kansas and others, focused on finding ways to help non-violent prisoners learn new skills to help them... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Trump convenes experts on overhaul of nation's prison systembe very tough on crime but we will provide a ladder of opportunity." The presi
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
be very tough on crime but we will provide a ladder of opportunity." The president was joined by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republican Govs. Matt Bevin of Kentucky and Sam Brownback of Kansas and others during the round-table discussion.Next... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Trump convenes experts on overhaul of nation's prison systembe very tough on crime but we will provide a ladder of opportunity." The presi
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
be very tough on crime but we will provide a ladder of opportunity." The president was joined by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republican Govs. Matt Bevin of Kentucky and Sam Brownback of Kansas and others during the round-table discussion.Next... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Trump convenes experts on overhaul of nation's prison systembe very tough on crime but we will provide a ladder of opportunity." The presi
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
be very tough on crime but we will provide a ladder of opportunity." The president was joined by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republican Govs. Matt Bevin of Kentucky and Sam Brownback of Kansas and others during the round-table discussion.Next... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Trump to host prison reform listening sessionto Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, wil
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 5 days ago
to Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, will include Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Kentucky, Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, and Mark Holden, the general counsel of Koch Industries, the company run by prolific Republican... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump convenes experts on overhaul of nation's prison systemof opportunity." The president was joined by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, R
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
of opportunity." The president was joined by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republican Govs. Matt Bevin of Kentucky and Sam Brownback of Kansas and others during the round-table discussion. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Trump to host prison reform listening sessionto Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, wil
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
to Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, will include Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Kentucky, Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, and Mark Holden, the general counsel of Koch Industries, the company run by prolific Republican... Read more
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New York Daily News
Trump convenes experts on overhaul of nation's prison systemof opportunity." The president was joined by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, R
New York Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
of opportunity." The president was joined by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republican Govs. Matt Bevin of Kentucky and Sam Brownback of Kansas and others during the round-table discussion. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Trump to host prison reform listening sessionto Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, wil
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
to Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, will include Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Kentucky, Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, and Mark Holden, the general counsel of Koch Industries, the company run by prolific Republican... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Trump to host prison reform listening sessionto Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, wil
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
to Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, will include Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Kentucky, Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, and Mark Holden, the general counsel of Koch Industries, the company run by prolific Republican... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Trump convenes experts on overhaul of nation's prison systemwill be very tough on crime but we will provide a ladder of opportunity." The
Dayton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
will be very tough on crime but we will provide a ladder of opportunity." The president was joined by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Republican Govs. Matt Bevin of Kentucky and Sam Brownback of Kansas and others during the round-table discu... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Trump to host prison reform listening sessionto Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, wil
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 days ago
to Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, will include Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Kentucky, Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, and Mark Holden, the general counsel of Koch Industries, the company run by prolific Republican... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Trump to host prison reform listening sessionto Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, wil
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
to Sessions, Thursday's meeting, according to another White House official, will include Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Kentucky, Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, and Mark Holden, the general counsel of Koch Industries, the company run by prolific Republican... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas revenue department lawyer ousted amid allegations of sexual harassment, inflammatory remarksof Revenue following an inquiry by the state Department of Administration. He w
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
of Revenue following an inquiry by the state Department of Administration. He was hired into the administration of Gov. Sam Brownback in early 2017. Resolution of Gorman’s status followed publication by The Topeka Capital-Journal of a Jan. 3... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Albrecht elected to chair Kansas Corporation Commissionwas elected to serve as chair of the Kansas Corporation Commision. Albrecht wa
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
was elected to serve as chair of the Kansas Corporation Commision. Albrecht was first appointed to the KCC by Gov. Sam Brownback on June 25, 2012. She was reappointed to a second four-year term, which expires March 15, 2020. Commissioners... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas GOP, Democrats urge Sam Brownback to postpone Medicaid remodelingRepublican and Democratic legislators Wednesday pressured the administration of
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Republican and Democratic legislators Wednesday pressured the administration of Gov. Sam Brownback to reconsider plans to seek federal approval of changes in Medicaid services for 400,000 of the state’s disabled and elderly residents. Senate... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas GOP governor candidate Wink Hartman loans $1.6M to campaign for fundraising leadreported impressive contribution totals in the first campaign-finance disclosur
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
reported impressive contribution totals in the first campaign-finance disclosures by the field angling to replace Gov. Sam Brownback. Wichita businessman Wink Hartman loaned his GOP operation $1.65 million, while 2010 Republican nominee Jim... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
GOP, Democrats urge Brownback to postpone Medicaid remodelingRepublican and Democratic legislators Thursday pressured the administration of
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Republican and Democratic legislators Thursday pressured the administration of Gov. Sam Brownback to reconsider plans to seek federal approval of changes in Medicaid services for 400,000 of the state’s disabled and elderly residents. Senate... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Brownback mentions long-time resident in speechStephanie Potterspotter@morningsun.net PITTSBURG — During the State of the Sta
The Morning Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Stephanie Potterspotter@morningsun.net PITTSBURG — During the State of the State address Tuesday, Gov. Sam Brownback mentioned Pittsburg resident Rose Harris, whom he met years ago when she was 101. Harris died at the age of 110 in 2010, but left... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Kansas governor's budget has fellow Republicans in revoltShawn Sullivan, budget director for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, discusses the de
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Shawn Sullivan, budget director for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, discusses the details of Brownback's spending proposals during a briefing for reporters, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Brownback would rely on revenue growth... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Kansas governor's budget has fellow Republicans in revoltShawn Sullivan, budget director for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, discusses the de
The Register Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
Shawn Sullivan, budget director for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, discusses the details of Brownback's spending proposals during a briefing for reporters, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Brownback would rely on revenue growth... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Kansas governor counting on growth to cover extra school aidShawn Sullivan, budget director for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, discusses the de
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Shawn Sullivan, budget director for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, discusses the details of Brownback's spending proposals during a briefing for reporters, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Brownback would rely on revenue growth... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Kansas governor counting on growth to cover extra school aidShawn Sullivan, budget director for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, discusses the de
The Middletown Press / Posted 6 days ago
Shawn Sullivan, budget director for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, discusses the details of Brownback's spending proposals during a briefing for reporters, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Brownback would rely on revenue growth... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Brownback’s offer of $600 million to K-12, budget shifts denounced by GOP leaders as recklessGov. Sam Brownback layered the final State of the State speech of his career Tu
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Gov. Sam Brownback layered the final State of the State speech of his career Tuesday with personal reflections on faith and Kansas’ innate goodness with an explosive proposal to add $600 million in state aid to public schools that was fiercely... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Kansas governor proposes $600M boost to school aidHouse Ron Ryckman, R-Olathe, left, and President of the Kansas Senate Susan Wag
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
House Ron Ryckman, R-Olathe, left, and President of the Kansas Senate Susan Wagle, R-Wichita, right, applaud Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback during his State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan 1, 2018, at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., after... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Kansas governor proposes $600M boost to school aidHouse Ron Ryckman, R-Olathe, left, and President of the Kansas Senate Susan Wag
The Middletown Press / Posted 6 days ago
House Ron Ryckman, R-Olathe, left, and President of the Kansas Senate Susan Wagle, R-Wichita, right, applaud Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback during his State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan 1, 2018, at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., after... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Kansas governor proposes $600M boost to school aidHouse Ron Ryckman, R-Olathe, left, and President of the Kansas Senate Susan Wag
The Register Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
House Ron Ryckman, R-Olathe, left, and President of the Kansas Senate Susan Wagle, R-Wichita, right, applaud Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback during his State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan 1, 2018, at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., after... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Democrats: ‘2018 is the year that we move past Brownback’in 2016 and raising taxes in 2017 was a start, but in 2018, the House’s top Dem
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
in 2016 and raising taxes in 2017 was a start, but in 2018, the House’s top Democrat said Kansas should move past Gov. Sam Brownback entirely. House Minority Leader Jim Ward, of Wichita, and Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, of Topeka,... Read more
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