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1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

Santorum to join Brownback for 2 Kansas rallies

The first event Monday morning was at an Olathe car dealership, and the second in the afternoon was at a Wichita theater.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Rick Santorum, US Governors, Sam Brownback

3 hrs ago | 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, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, Kansas, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Sam Brownback

4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Beating job piracy in Dayton, Denver,...and maybe even Kansas City

As I have reported before, job piracy is a big problem in metropolitan areas like New York City and Kansas City.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Washington Times

Analysis: Kansas gun suit recalls Brown aftermath

A national gun control group is trying to bolster its legal and public case against a Kansas law challenging federal firearms regulations by arguing that it revives an old, discredited states-rights doctrine espoused decades ago by opponents of racial equality.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, US Supreme Court

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

It would seem to be a no-brainer that existing buildings the city owns should be used for the law enforcement training center, but maybe that's expecting too much.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback, US Governors, Pat Roberts, Todd Tiahrt, US House of Representatives, Opinion

The Wichita Eagle

Burdett Loomis: Ambition a gift to Kansas voters

In the summer of an even-numbered year, you can smell political ambition in the air.

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

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: Preserve the statea s water supply

Though it's only a discussion draft and doesn't include cost estimates, a Kansas "water vision" plan unveiled earlier this month is a valuable step toward preserving our state's water supply.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Kansas, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Agriculture, Science, Wichita, KS, Opinion

The Garden City Telegram

Keep past GOP primary in mind

The political hopefuls who attended Wednesday's local candidate forum also deserve credit for addressing issues important to the people they would serve.

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Related Topix: Finney County, KS, US Politics, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Garden City, KS, Lakin, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback

Fri Jul 11, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Kansas Farm Bureau releases endorsements

Kansas farmers and ranchers who understand how elections help determine the success of agriculture and rural communities have offered endorsements of like-minded candidates for national and state office, the Kansas Farm Bureau said Friday in a news release.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Agriculture, Science, Franklin County, KS

Daily Kos

Report: Bush Tax Cuts Gutted Americans' Incomes 6.6 Trillion Dollars

According to an analysis by Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter David Cay Johnston , formerly of the New York Times , the Bush tax cuts, touted as a harbinger of prosperity by the Republican Party, actually robbed each American taxpayer of $48,000 in pre-tax personal income during the twelve years of their existence, for a total of approximately 6.6 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance, George Bush, W., US Politics, US Senate, Republican

The Wichita Eagle

Fact check: Did Brownback increase the Kansas sales tax?

Paul Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, has repeatedly hammered Gov. Sam Brownback on tax policy on the campaign trail.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Tax, Mark Parkinson

The Capital-Journal

Open Blog Friday...

ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility.

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

Courthouse News Service

Brady Campaign Sues Kansas Over'2nd Amendment Protection Act'

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence sued Kansas Governor Sam Brownback in Federal Court, challenging a state law that makes it a felony to attempt to enforce federal gun laws in Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Guns

KHGI

Stegall among 14 Kansas Supreme Court applicants

A former aide to Republican Gov. Sam Brownback who now serves on the Kansas Court of Appeals is among 14 applicants to fill a state Supreme Court vacancy.

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

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Kansas to pursue prairie chicken breeding program

BESE submitted a compromise to Governor Jindal regarding next year's standardized testing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education, Shreveport, LA, Plain Dealing, LA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Missourian

EPA chief defends proposed clean-water rules

Confusion over what types of waterways are covered under the Clean Water Act is driving an Environmental Protection Agency effort to clarify who has jurisdiction over those waters, EPA's chief told a group of farm interests Thursday in Kansas City.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Agriculture, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, US Senate

The Wichita Eagle

Gov. Brownback defends Kansas income tax cuts on MSNBC

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback delivers his State of the State speech to an annual joint session of the House and Senate at the Statehouse in Topeka on Jan. 15, 2014.

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

The Daily Caller

ThinkProgress: Hey Kansas, If You Pay Taxes You Are 'Wealthy'

According to Scott Keyes , a senior reporter for ThinkProgress.org, if you pay taxes, you are "wealthy."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Tax, Conservative Political News

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

As a Kansas taxpayer, I really don't care that state revenues are less than expected due to the governor's tax cuts, which let us working folks keep a little more of the money we've earned.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Tiahrt, US Senate, Tax, Sam Brownback, US Governors, Opinion

The Garden City Telegram

Missed tribute: Governor's office obligated to properly salute 'Big D'

If you happened to notice flags flying at half-staff Wednesday, it was because former Sen. Ross O. Doyen, R-Concordia, died July 3. The order came straight from Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, who also noted: "Senator Doyen was a true Kansan, and we are grateful for his service.

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

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