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19 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Kansas Governor Takes Credit For Wind Energy Then Suggests Phasing Out Support

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback expressed support for gradually phasing out the state's Renewable Energy Standard during an impromptu meeting with reporters on Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Hill

In final stretch, Roberts seems at home in Kansas

The third-term senator has been dogged by questions about where he really lives, but it appears that he is enough of a local to keep his seat in Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Tea Party, Dodge City, KS

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Voice For Liberty in Wichita

The Kansas economy under guidance of moderates

Before wishing for a return to the "good old days," let's make sure we understand the record of the Kansas economy.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Wichita State University, Washington DC

The Hill

Roberts, challenger trade barbs in new ads

Sen. Pat Roberts and his primary challenger, radiologist Milton Wolf, are exchanging fierce barbs in new ads launched the final weeks of their primary fight.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Radiology, Medicine, Kansas

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Transgender Kansans fear voter ID law is roadblock

Jordan Hanson, a transgender Kansan from Lawrence, fears she will be unable to vote because her ID lists her as a man.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Kansas, Topeka, KS

Fri Jul 18, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Kansas GOP demands apology over Davis' opposition list

Davis, Kansas House minority leader and the Democratic candidate challenging Republican Sam Brownback for the governor's office, announced this week he had received the endorsement of 104 Kansas Republicans who hold or have held public office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts

Business Journal

Could revenue struggles push Brownback to legalize pot?

You don't have to be high to say that Brownback and most of Kansas' elected officials in the state are conservative.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Marijuana, Colorado, Colorado Government

KHGI

Kansas Revenue Department planning to move

The Kansas Department of Revenue is studying its options for moving out of the Docking State Office Building but has not determined when or where the relocation will happen.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Free Republic

DCF terminates contract with Pandarama Daycare, leaving owners and parents scrambling

Six months ago, the Sipples joined a group to block the Kansas Department of Corrections from putting a parole office with sex offenders near their daycare.

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KHGI

Guard suffers concussion at Lansing prison

Jeremy Barclay, a spokesman for the Kansas Department of Corrections, told The Topeka Capital-Journal that a Lansing guard suffered a concussion and two other guards suffered more minor injuries Tuesday while subduing an uncooperative inmate.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Paul Davis secures endorsement of more than 100 former and current Republican officials

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis and his running mate Jill Docking smile after more than 100 Kansas Republican politicians and activists on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, threw their collective weight behind the Democratic governor candidate during a news conference in Topeka.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Kansas, Topeka, KS

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Kansas revenue questions prompt Bank of KDOT debate

Kansas politicians and lobbyists sense the next six months of state revenue collections will serve as a telling forecast of whether state government leaders will move to dig more deeply into what is referred to by some as the Bank of KDOT.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors

Sun Jul 13, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

State offers waiver for veterans

Military veterans will be able to waive a commercial driver's license skill test for one year after their deployment if they have two years of safe driving in a comparable military vehicle, the Kansas Department of Revenue announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Kansas

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

GOP candidates for Kansas insurance commissioner agree: Competition will bring better coverage

Five candidates for Kansas insurance commissioner are fighting for the Republican nomination, but they all agree: Get more insurance companies to come to Kansas and compete for business, and Kansans will get cheaper and fairer coverage.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Robert Scott, Olathe, KS

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Voice For Liberty in Wichita

Did Rep. Mike Pompeo vote to fund Obamacare?

A television ad by Todd Tiahrt claims that Mike Pompeo voted seven times to fund Obamacare.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Tiahrt, Kansas

The Capital-Journal

Kansas high court finds for foster parents in adoption case

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday limited the number of court appeals that can be applied in a child-in-need-of-care custody case.

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KHGI

Inmate convicted in Salina murder dies in prison

A state prison inmate who was in prison for killing a 15-year-old Salina girl in 1984 has died.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Kansas, Lansing Correctional Facility

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Breitbart.com

Pat Roberts Claims His Children Attended School in Kansas-But They Only Did for Less than a Year

Fending off persistent questions about his residency status, Sen. Pat Roberts noted in a radio interview last week that "my kids went to school" in Dodge City, Kansas, as a means of demonstrating his ties to the state he represents roughly 1,400 miles away in Washington, D.C. But a close inspection of that claim shows his children only attended ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Family, Kids, Dodge City, KS, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), University of Kansas

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Free Republic

Obama cousin, tea party take toll on Pat Roberts

Eric Cantor had just lost his job in astonishing fashion, and official Washington was trying to make sense of what happened.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives, Kansas, Bob Corker, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Federal prosecutor hopes case against hotel owners sends a message

In announcing the guilty pleas entered Monday by owners of an Overland Park hotel who employed undocumented workers, U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom said he hoped the case would send a message to "unscrupulous employers."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Kansas

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