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  1. Emergency needs school aid came from other K-12 fundingRead the original story

    21 min ago | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... ask for a slice of it by making their case to the State Finance Council, a panel of eight lawmakers and Gov. Sam Brownback. The panel met Monday to consider dozens of applications for the money. They received $15.07 million in requests and granted ...

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  2. Kansas views on school funding, job growth, death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    School funding - With their continued negligent approach to K-12 education, Gov. Sam Brownback and Republican leaders last week stiffed Kansas kids again. Making things up as they went along, Brownback and the State Finance Council he leads refused to give the Olathe and Bonner Springs school districts a single extra cent to better serve additional students.

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  3. Emergency needs school aid came from other K-12 fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... ask for a slice of it by making their case to the State Finance Council, a panel of eight lawmakers and Gov. Sam Brownback. The panel met Monday to consider dozens of applications for the money. They received $15.07 million in requests and granted ...

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  4. Possibility Guantanamo detainees coming to KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAKE

    The possibility of detainees at Guantanamo's detention center being relocated to Kansas has Governor Sam Brownback working to stop the process. The Pentagon has confirmed that a team has surveyed the Fort Leavenworth's prison just last week.

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  5. Beth Clarkson: Allow an audit of voting tapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... election overseer, or Lehman, his local representative, manipulated election results to the benefit of Gov. Sam Brownback and other successful Republican candidates in 2014. What my research suggests - but does not prove - is far worse: that fraud ...

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  6. Letter: Emergency state aid hearing a kangaroo courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    ... that would be granted. So the high muckity mucks of the Republican Party, led by the highly dishonorable Gov. Sam Brownback, arbitrarily got to invent a process to determine what now constitutes extraordinary needs for school districts, and then ...

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  7. Debate likely over whether State Finance Council should play role in new school funding formulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Capital-Journal

    ... funding formula that had been in place since the early '90s. In its place, the Legislature approved and Gov. Sam Brownback signed legislation creating a block grant funding system for school districts. The block grant system is designed to be ...

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  8. Kansas headed toward another school finance debate next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... extra budget headaches in recent years for GOP lawmakers bent on cutting income taxes. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and many GOP legislators argued that the old formula didn't put enough money into classrooms or foster better student performance. ...

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  9. AP Treats Obama Admin's Kansas Funding Cutoff in Planned Parenthood Fight as a Local StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NewsBusters.org

    ... is facing intense criticism over its sales of aborted babies and their body parts . In 2011, pro-life Governor Sam Brownback signed a bill signed into law a bill that would shift funding away from the Planned Parenthood abortion business and stops ...

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  10. Photo Courtesy: MGN OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... to administer state courts. Irigonegaray said the actions of the Republican-dominated Legislature and GOP Gov. Sam Brownback, who signed both laws, are "tyrannical." "Their desire for control of the Kansas independent judicial system blinded their ...

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  11. Kansas attorneys argue merits of chief-judge selection lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Capital-Journal

    The state's longest-serving chief district court judge tangled Friday with attorneys representing Kansas in the constitutional challenge of a 2014 law reallocating the judicial branch's power to select chief judges in 31 judicial districts. District Court Judge Larry Solomon filed a lawsuit in February contesting action by the Legislature and Gov. Sam Brownback to redirect the Kansas Supreme Court's authority to pick chief judges.

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  12. Districts Denied, KC finds few takers for KemperRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | KCPT-TV Kansas City

    Kansas School Districts make a desperate plea for emergency aid from the state but are denied. Governor Brownback is upset.

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  13. Child advocate raises red flag about new Kansas welfare policyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Kansas might have to repeal regulations folded into the Hope Act by the 2015 Legislature and Gov. Sam Brownback. Kansas' Hope Act makes families ineligible for child care subsidies for three-, six- or 12-month periods if guilty of infractions ...

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  14. Costello appointed to Behaviorial Health Services CouncilRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Bulletin

    Gov. Sam Brownback appointed James Costello, chair of the department of counselor education at ESU, to be on the Behavioral Health Services Planning Council. Brownback announced a new plan last spring to strengthen mental health programs in the state and appointed one of Emporia State's own to help advise the new plan.

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  15. federal aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... messages Thursday afternoon seeking comment. The department supported much of the new law. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and GOP legislators who supported the law have argued that it ensures social services go to poor families who need them, for ...

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  16. Brownback schedules town hall meeting to discuss possible transfer of Gitmo prisoners to LeavenworthRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback plans to hold a town hall meeting next week to discuss concerns about the potential transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth.

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  17. The "March to Zero" Veers Off Course in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Slate Magazine

    Gov. Sam Brownback is trying to stamp out the state's income tax. One journalist explores his family connection to the experiment.

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  18. Moran, Jenkins to campaign in Wichita for replacing income tax with sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... get a sales tax "prebate" on spending up to the poverty level. The plan is similar in concept to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's "Glide Path to Zero" tax plan, which envisions eliminating state income taxes and funding government primarily through sales ...

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  19. Bill Minor: Initiative 42 critics spout hogwash factsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Newms360.com

    ... locked in a struggle over school funding. In Kansas, a battle between the supreme court and tax-cutting Gov. Sam Brownback over equity funding of the state's education program has gone on for months. The court accuses Brownback for failing to ...

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  20. Brownback wants your thoughts on Guantanamo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback plans to hold a town hall meeting next week to discuss concerns about the potential transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth. Brownback's office announced that the meeting would be 4 p.m. next Thursday at the Riverfront Community Center.

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