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14 min ago | 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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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Stephen Moore: Nothing the matter with Kansasa tax policy

Paul Krugman of the New York Times took a shot at economist Arthur Laffer and others who advise governors around the country to cut taxes to boost economic growth and jobs, calling us "charlatans and cranks" .

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Small Business, Personal Finance

Daily Kos

KS-Gov: Rick Santorum

The Pennsylvania Republican will appear with Brownback at a rally at Warren Theatres, 11611 E. 13th St. in Wichita, on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Rick Santorum, 2012 Presidential Election, Wichita, KS, Sport Movies, Knute Rockne All American, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Ronald Reagan

Reuters

Gun control group sues Kansas governor over gun rights law

A gun violence prevention group sued Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and the state's attorney general on Wednesday, challenging a one-year-old state law on the grounds that it violates the U.S. Constitution by nullifying federal laws aimed at reducing firearms violence.

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

Switched

Kansas Governor Wants To Double Down On Massive Tax Cut That Tanked State Finances

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is unfazed by a massive revenue shortfall that threatens to leave his state's finances in ruins.

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

Great Bend Tribune

Water Vision Draft unveiled

ST. JOHN The Kansas Water Vision Team made a stop at the Stafford County Courthouse in St. John Monday evening, the first stop on a week-long tour to unveil the first draft of the "Vision for the Future of Water in Kansas."

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

SFGate

Kansas board proposes big boost in education aid

Kansas State Board of Education members Jim McNiece, a Wichita Republican, and Deena Horst, a Salina Republican, confer during a discussion of budget issues, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Topeka, Kan.

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Hays Daily News

Brownback orders flags lowered Wednesday

In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Gov. Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down throughout the state Wednesday in honor of former State Sen. Ross O. Doyen.

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Free Republic

Kansas was supposed to be the GOP’s tax-cut paradise. Now it can barely pay its bills.

In 2012, Kansas governor Sam Brownback signed a massive tax cut into law, arguing that it would boost the state's economy.

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The Wichita Eagle

Rick Santorum to join Sam Brownback at campaign rally in Wichita

The Pennsylvania Republican will appear with Brownback at a rally at Warren Theatres, 11611 E. 13th St. in Wichita, on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Wichita, KS, Rick Santorum, Sam Brownback, US Governors

The Wichita Eagle

Verrückt water slide to open at Schlitterbahn Thursday

According to Schlitterbahn, riders should not raise their hands in the air on this Verruckt, the world's tallest water slide.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Kansas City, KS, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hays Daily News

EPA affecting others

On April 21, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a proposed rule to expand federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Brady Center Challenges Kansas Gun Laws

The state is facing a federal lawsuit over legislation on gun rights. On Monday, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence said it would file a challenge to the "Second Amendment Protection Act."

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AEI

Quasi-lobbyist runs as earmarker in Kansas GOP primary

What Tiarhrt can't deny isthe companies he enriched with earmarks, enriched him with contracts when he was a consultant.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Representative Mike Pompeo, Senator Jerry Moran, Jerry Moran, Kansas, Opinion

ThinkProgress

Budget Cuts Force Homeless Shelter To Close As Tax Breaks Go To Wealthy Kansans

The CHOICES Family Emergency Shelter houses approximately 350 homeless people every year, the majority of whom are children.

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