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  1. Your Opinion: Mudslinging sullies Republican campaigns commentsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | News Tribune

    ... ran out of money. They ran out of money because of mass tax cuts that was given to the super rich. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback then pushed through a sales tax increase which hit the poor and middle class the hardest. That is Mr. Sinquefield's plan for ...

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  2. Kansas Supreme Court: Brownback can wait to appoint judgeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KHGI

    The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that state law allows Gov. Sam Brownback to decide when he will fill a vacant district magistrate position. Three 26th District judges asked the court in July to require Brownback to appoint a judge in that district within 90 days of learning of the vacancy.

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  3. Gov. Brownback can withhold judicial appointment, Kansas Supreme Court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    The Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday that Gov. Sam Brownback was not required to fill a judicial vacancy within 90 days, dismissing a complaint filed by three southwest Kansas judges. "We hold that a 90-day time limit set out in the statute is directory rather than mandatory under our precedent," wrote Justice Carol Beier in the unanimous opinion.

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  4. Kansas needs a changeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    ... ruin in the state. The decision by S&P Global Ratings was not a major surprise. But the responses by Gov. Sam Brownback and state Senate President Susan Wagle were disingenuous, to say the least. In lowering the Sunflower State's rating for the ...

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  5. All Brownback's faultRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    ... followed by fewer college students choosing to major in education. Let's get real. It should read, "Gov. Sam Brownback is responsible for teacher shortage." His mismanagement is responsible. They'd rather work in a state that values education and ...

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  6. Former governors offer a rare primary opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    ... We're not talking about luxuries, but rather basic core services that are now in jeopardy because of Gov. Sam Brownback and his supporters in the Legislature. We have long championed conservative fiscal policies and balanced budgets, factors that ...

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  7. Audit of Kansas DCF shows several criticismsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... is out, and it offers several criticisms. "After seeing the results of this audit, how can Kansas Governor Sam Brownback not fire Secretary Gilmore and just clean house at DCF?" asks Representative Jim Ward of Wichita. In a detailed 59-page report, ...

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  8. Kansas third in a Horrible Hundreda list of puppy millsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... of the Kansas Animal Health Department before it merged into the Department of Agriculture in 2011 under Gov. Sam Brownback. During the merger, the department lost one inspector and had trouble keeping up with regular inspections, Brown said. In ...

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  9. Goddard wants to be new face in state politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ParsonsSun.com

    ... are being hurt by a reduction of funding for KanCare, the state's Medicaid system. The Legislature and Gov. Sam Brownback have declined to make the needed expansion of KanCare to bring hundreds of millions of dollars of federal money to the state. ...

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  10. DCF hit with scathing reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... in litigation against DCF. Democratic lawmakers called on DCF Secretary Phyllis Gilmore to resign, but Gov. Sam Brownback voiced confidence in her leadership. DCF acknowledged the negative nature of the review from Legislative Post Audit but said ...

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  11. Kansas' bad creditRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hays Daily News

    ... before recognizing the feeble abilities of both the conservative majority in the Statehouse as well as Gov. Sam Brownback? Only Illinois, Kentucky and New Jersey have worse credit ratings than Kansas. What are the structural problems? The same ones ...

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  12. Audit blasts Kansas foster care system over missed visits, background checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hays Daily News

    ... in litigation against DCF. Democratic lawmakers called on DCF Secretary Phyllis Gilmore to resign, but Gov. Sam Brownback voiced confidence in her leadership. DCF acknowledged the negative nature of the review from Legislative Post Audit but said ...

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  13. Opinion LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... playing with Dad's gun and the bystander shot when a gun "accidentally" goes off. If you want more of Gov. Sam Brownback's policies, then you should vote for Mike Petersen for state Senate. His voting record helped get us into this mess. If Kris ...

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  14. Kansas a model of what not to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    While the Republican National Convention was avoiding any mention last week of Kansas' "real live experiment," Gov. Sam Brownback posed this question to the state's convention delegation: "What hasn't worked here?" Seriously? Does he not receive job and revenue reports? While the Republican National Convention was avoiding any mention of Kansas' " real live experiment ," Gov. Sam Brownback posed this question to the state's convention delegation last week: "What hasn't worked here?" Brownback spoke to a gathering of the state's delegates in Cleveland. He bragged about his work cutting taxes, creating jobs and boosting the state pension system, saying his team has done "extraordinary things," the Kansas City Star reported .

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  15. DCR hit with scathing reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... in litigation against DCF. Democratic lawmakers called on DCF Secretary Phyllis Gilmore to resign, but Gov. Sam Brownback voiced confidence in her leadership. DCF acknowledged the negative nature of the review from Legislative Post Audit but said ...

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  16. Kansas to seek partial recertification of Osawatomie soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... tuation and moving forward." Keck acknowledged that "everything costs more money," adding that Republican Gov. Sam Brownback "seems to be on board with it."

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  17. Primary profiles: Kansas Senate 15th districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chanute Tribune

    ... of Representatives. He added that the current state of Kansas' budget issues is a direct result of Governor Sam Brownback's policies, which Peck supports. When Kansas legislator Virgil Peck learned the 15th District State Senate seat held by Jeff ...

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  18. A high-tech water farm: Finney County farmer embraces project to show its plusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... officials are embracing in an aggressive attempt to curb water depletion. Shortly after taking office, Gov. Sam Brownback charged Kansas water users and his staff to develop a plan to preserve and extend the state's water resource. He cited a Kansas ...

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  19. Medicaid providers worry about cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ParsonsSun.com

    ... Advocates Network due to mounting frustration over a backlog of unprocessed Medicaid applications. Gov. Sam Brownback's administration cut KanCare provider reimbursement rates earlier this summer by 4 percent as part of measures to balance the ...

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  20. Wass thinks it's time for change in 7th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ParsonsSun.com

    ... come into the state, so that's why we need to generate new ideas to fill the deficit gap." Concerning Gov. Sam Brownback and the budget problem the Legislature has, Wass said there is nothing to fill the gap. "That's why I'm in favor of legalizing ...

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