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  1. Kansas court funding protected; abortion, safety discussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    Gov. Sam Brownback signed legislation Monday to keep Kansas' courts open, while abortion rights advocates rallied at the Statehouse and Democratic legislators endorsed public safety proposals. Democratic legislators voiced their support during a news conference for three measures, including one to help the Kansas Highway Patrol hire more troopers.

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  2. Kansas Senate panel approves budget changes; KPERS, KU targetedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    The Children's Initiative Fund would retain its current structure, a rebuff of a proposal from Gov. Sam Brownback, but the governor would be able to delay pension payments to keep the state budget afloat, under legislation approved Monday by the Senate's budget committee.

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  3. Kansas courts will receive funding after Gov. Sam Brownback signs billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Wichita Eagle

    Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill Monday to ensure that Kansas courts remain funded, something that had been in doubt as a result of a standoff between the courts and the Legislature. The governor and lawmakers faced a March 15 deadline to preserve the judicial branch's funding after a recent court decision struck down a policy change that the Legislature had tied to court funding last year.

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  4. Senate, House Democrats pledge support of public safety billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Capital-Journal

    ... D-Kansas City, and Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, said during a news conference that Gov. Sam Brownback failed to submit budget or policy proposals to lawmakers in each of the areas. "That makes our families less safe," Burroughs ...

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  5. Governor could delay payments to Kansas pensions system in Senate budget proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... percent next fiscal year. The amendment, which gained bipartisan support, was a response to a recent deal Gov. Sam Brownback's administration struck with Bank of America to finance construction of a new power plant for state office buildings in ...

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  6. Kansas Senate panel approves bill to balance state budgetRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... full Senate for a debate that could occur by the end of this week. The bill includes many of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's proposals to help close the budget gap by juggling funds and capturing unanticipated savings. The GOP-dominated committee ...

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  7. Brownback economic advisor arrested on suspicion of drunk drivingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    The executive director of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's Council of Economic Advisors has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Shawnee County jail records show that Stanley Ahlerich, executive director of the Kansas Governor's Council of Economic Advisors, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

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  8. ACUF to Announce Ratings for the 2015 meeting of the Kansas LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The American Conservative Union

    This year's ratings of the 2015 Kansas legislature by the American Conservative Union Foundation revealed that a little over a quarter of all Republican legislators are willing to do what it takes to defend the freedom of everyday Kansans. After an analysis of their voting records, ACU will recognize 36 members for their effort to work towards enacting conservative solutions.

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  9. Kansas Saw 5 Percent Growth In Number Of Businesses In 2015Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | KMUW-FM Wichita

    ... Kobach's office noted that a record of nearly 17,300 businesses formed in Kansas last year. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback has pointed to annual records for new business formations each year since 2011 as a sign that his tax-cutting policies are ...

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  10. Capitol Update: 'We can no longer live in denial; the state of our state is eroding'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Prairie Village Post

    The 2016 legislative session is under way in Topeka, and throughout the session we'll be bringing you a weekly update from one of northeast Johnson County's elected officials - Rep. Barbara Bollier, Rep. Stephanie Clayton, Rep. Jarrod Ousley, Rep. Melissa Rooker and Sen. Kay Wolf - about what they're working on in Topeka. Rep. Bollier submits this week's update: This past week the most important news out of Topeka was the failure of House Constitutional Resolution 5005 to pass.

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  11. Kansas saw 5% growth in number of businesses in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KAKE

    ... about 179,000 businesses at the end of 2015. That's about 8,600 more than at the end of 2014. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback has pointed to annual records for new business formations each year since 2011 as a sign that his tax-cutting policies are ...

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  12. Kansas pro-choice advocates seek repeal of telemedicine abortion banRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Capital-Journal

    A coalition of Kansas organizations dominated by university students Monday sought to draw attention among Kansas legislators to a call for greater access in the state to reproduction health care and retention of abortion services. Representatives of six state university chapters of Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity collaborated with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Kansas and Mid-Missouri to oppose a call by Gov. Sam Brownback to eliminate funding of Planned Parenthood and to support a bill repealing the state's ban on telemedicine for medication abortion.

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  13. Brownback economic adviser arrested on suspicion of drunken drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Wichita Eagle

    The executive director of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's Council of Economic Advisors has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Shawnee County jail records show that Stanley Ahlerich, executive director of the Kansas Governor's Council of Economic Advisors, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

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  14. NEJC legislators tell crowd that Kansas is facing serious problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Prairie Village Post

    A group of Kansas legislators from northeast Johnson County painted a dire picture of conditions in state government over the weekend. "I have heard from people who fear our state is collapsing," Rep. Barbara Bollier told a standing room only crowd of more than 80 people who packed the Corinth Library Saturday morning.

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  15. Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Has media been unfair to Gov. Brownback's administration?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Prairire Village Post

    "The Kansas economy is strong, and it is growing," wrote Gov. Sam Brownback in a guest editorial in the Kansas City Star this weekend , pointing to record low unemployment in the state and sustained job growth in the private sector. "Yet, the deluge of negative media coverage seems determined to tell a different story.

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  16. Governor Proclaims January as Kansas Radon Action MonthRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Kansas Department of Health and Environment

    Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment have proclaimed January "Kansas Radon Action Month" to help educate Kansans about the dangers of radon exposure and encourage actions to identify and address radon problems in the home. Radon is a tasteless, odorless, colorless, naturally occurring radioactive gas found in nearly all soils which comes from the breakdown of uranium.

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  17. Commentary disconnected from Kansas economic realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Wichita Eagle

    An e-mail last week from Gov. Sam Brownback's office praised an Investor's Business Daily commentary by economists Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore as "reporting Kansas as it really is." The commentary, which is peppered with revisionist history and political spin, declares Kansas' tax policy a success.

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  18. Letters on WSU football, lost tax deductions, Clinton e-mailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... size of last year's. All because Topeka messed with our tax deductions to fill a revenue gap it created. Gov. Sam Brownback and his buddies knew if they got their gullible base all riled up about gay marriage, abortion or Muslim terrorists, those ...

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  19. Kansas views on open government, school consolidation, judicial selection, ballot billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... selection - The inability to control the selection of state Supreme Court justices has long frustrated Gov. Sam Brownback and his allies. Thanks to a legislative vote last week that frustration is destined to last for at least one more year, which ...

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  20. Kansas adviser arrested on suspicion of drunk drivingRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | KHGI

    The executive director of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's Council of Economic Advisors has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Shawnee County jail records show that Stanley Ahlerich, executive director of the Kansas Governor's Council of Economic Advisors, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

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