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Brownback vetoes one bill, signs 16 into law

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on April 11 vetoed Senate Bill 99 to promote continued transparency in government.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Autism insurance bill, dozens more get Brownback's OK

While many Kansans argue the federal government can't mandate health coverage, the governor approved a new state law this week requiring specific Kansans to have health insurance.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Health Insurance, Health, US Governors, University of Kansas

The Wichita Eagle

Teachers in Goddard pledge to help Davis oust Brownback

Brad Cline, chairman of the science department at Goddard High School, applauds gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis after he met with teachers at Eisenhower Middle School in Goddard on Friday.

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Related Topix: Goddard, KS, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Education Etc.

WIBW-TV Topeka

Brownback Signs Bill Increasing Court Funding | Supreme Court Objects

The Kansas Supreme Court blasted the latest funding bill for the state court system passing into law.

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

The Capital-Journal

Forecast: Kansas revenue collections to trend upward

A spike in Kansas corporate income tax collections could soften a sharp revenue dive in the current fiscal year and contribute to modest revenue growth in the range of 0.5 of a percent during the upcoming year, officials said Thursday.

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SFGate

Spokeswoman: Sebelius not considering US Senate

The statement from HHS spokeswoman Dori Salcido is in line with comments from Sebelius' fellow Democrats about speculation that she'd return to Kansas this year to run for the seat held by three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Governors

Hays Daily News

Brownback coming to Hays for ceremonial signing

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will fly into Hays on Wednesday for the ceremonial signing of a new law designating two state fossils.

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The Bulletin

Governor talks higher ed funding at Emporia State

Governor Sam Brownback speaks to faculty and staff members of Emporia State about the increased funding for higher education.

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Great Bend Tribune

USD 355 to soon install electronic doors

USD 355 will soon be installing electronic locking doors at district schools, beginning the first of May and will be done shortly thereafter.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Family, Kids, Ellinwood, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

If our fine Legislature wants Kansas to be like Texas, it should pack up and move.

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Sam Brownback, Wichita, KS, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KAKE

WSU planning a new technology entrepreneurship hub

This week, Gov. Sam Brownback announced that the legislature is putting $2 million dollars into the creation of Innovation Campus and more technology jobs in Wichita.

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The Hill

Congress should ignore calls to extend expired wind subsidies

Even though the main federal handout for wind energy expired at the end of 2013, Congress is still engaged in debate over whether to extend it.

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Related Topix: US News, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, US Governors

Examiner.com

Governor Orders Flags Lowered for April 13 Victims

Governor Sam Brownback "has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down on Thursday, April 17 and Friday, April 18 in honor of Dr. William Corporon, Reat Griffin Underwood and Terri Lamanno."

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OttawaHerald.com

Homicides shaped sheriff's first year

Less than one month after Richards was sworn in as Franklin County sheriff April 10, 2013, a quadruple homicide rocked the county and tested the local law enforcement agency's mettle like no other event had in decades.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, KS, US Governors, Prison, Johnson County, KS, Ottawa, KS

ABC News

AG Holder to Speak at Ceremony for Kansas Victims

Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to attend a service for the three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.

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OttawaHerald.com

Brownback nixes bill, signs 16 others

In a bid to promote transparency in government, Gov. Sam Brownback said, he vetoed Senate Bill 99, which aimed to increase the threshold of money a person can spend on activities considered lobbying before having to register as a lobbyist.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: WSUa s ambition vision

Wichita State University president John Bardo's ambitious vision of an urban institution on the leading edge of high-tech job creation and business innovation is coming into focus, having just gained impressive support from NetApp and the Kansas Legislature.

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Los Angeles Times

Kansas educators upset over school funding bill

It seemed like a victory for Kansas educators when the state Supreme Court ruled last month that Kansas had created "unconstitutional, wealth-based disparities" among its school districts, and ordered the state to remedy the problem by July 1. But the way the state has gone about complying with that decision leaves some educators feeling that they ... (more)

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The Wichita Eagle

Kansas Insurance Department explores how health care compact would affect traveling seniorsa coverage

A bill that would put federal money for health care programs under a state umbrella could potentially affect whether seniors remained covered when traveling to other states, according to a spokesman for the Kansas Insurance Department.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Wichita, KS

SFGate

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback adjusts 8-year-old Brad Eckart's tie... Photo-photo.5405880

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback adjusts 8-year-old Brad Eckart's tie before taking a group photo with parents of children with autism who supported a new law requiring limited health insurance coverage for treatment, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Overland Park.

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