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  1. Kansas House committee kills Medicaid expansion proposal in 9-8 voteRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | OttawaHerald.com

    ... decision could require $300 million to 500 million in additional spending, the Abilene Republican said. Gov. Sam Brownback has said expansion would cost Kansas more than $100 million in the next two years. But it also would bring in hundreds of ...

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  2. House passes teacher tenure legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | OttawaHerald.com

    ... the results, even though you may not agree with them." The legislation faces long odds to becoming law. Gov. Sam Brownback has made clear his opposition and would likely veto a proposal. Initial cost projections by the Division of Budget, run by the ...

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  3. Kansas governor to wield veto pen on tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Powhatan Today

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, speaks of the tax bill he was sent last week at the Kansas Chamber annual dinner in Topeka, Kan., Tuesday night, Feb. 21, 2017. Brownback said Tuesday that he will veto a bipartisan bill that would roll back personal income tax cuts he's championed to help balance the state budget.

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  4. Kansas governor to veto income tax hike meant to fix budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | 680News

    TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback promised publicly Tuesday to veto a bill that would roll back personal income tax cuts he's championed, calling the bipartisan measure for fixing the state's persistent budget problems "an assault on the pocketbooks of the middle class."

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    8 hrs ago | WWLP

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to make good on a pledge to veto a bill increasing personal income taxes as a bud One man said that North Korean agents are operating right now in South Korea, the United States and many other countries.

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  6. Tax plan should be approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    The Kansas House and Senate approved and sent to Gov. Sam Brownback last week legislation that would raise about $1 billion in fiscal years 2018 and 2019, primarily through elimination of the income-tax exemption for small businesses and an increase in personal income taxes.

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  7. Governor posturing on refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    Last Friday, Gov. Sam Brownback sent an op-ed to newspapers across the state. In it, he praises the Trump administration's executive order to ban immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.

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  8. Brownback promises to veto tax measureRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Gov. Sam Brownback took to a stage in front of hundreds of allies Tuesday to promise a veto of a bill that would raise about $1 billion in new revenue over two years to alleviate a budget deficit by deleting an income tax exemption held by more than 330,000 business owners and by elevating individual income tax rates.

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  9. Northtowns widow comes back from the dead - twiceRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said Tuesday that he will veto a bipartisan bill that would roll back personal income tax cuts

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  10. Coroner called to scene of fire in Lancaster CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC 27

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said Tuesday that he will veto a bipartisan bill that would roll back personal income tax cuts

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  11. Brownback to veto tax hike billRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Gov. Sam Brownback explains why he plans to veto a bill that would add back a third tax bracket, raising the tax rate, and would end a tax exemption for certain businesses in Kansas. James Thompson was selected by a group of delegates to be the standard-bearer for Democratic Party in the upcoming special election for Mike Pompeo's vacated congressional seat.

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  12. Brownback to veto income tax hike passed by LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will veto a bill that sought to raise income taxes and roll back his signature tax policies. "I won't sign it, and I will veto this bill," he said to applause at the annual dinner of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce, one of the groups that has lobbied to maintain the tax cuts ushered into law in 2012.

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  13. Norfolk police arrest man for twice assaulting wife outside workplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said Tuesday that he will veto a bipartisan bill that would roll back personal income tax cuts

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  14. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced he will veto a proposed tax increase for Kansas.Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KCTV5

    The bill would have rolled back most of Brownback's tax cuts in 2012, which featured business income tax exemptions. It also would have raised taxes for most Kansans, including a 0.65 percent raise for those who make $30,000-$60,000 and $60,001-$100,000.

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  15. Stirring the Coffee: Patton feels good about votes for tax, budget billsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... and K-12 education committees. You voted with a House majority for a bill - subsequently forwarded to Gov. Sam Brownback by the Senate - that deals with state revenue shortfalls by raising individual income tax rates and ending an income tax ...

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  16. Kansas teachersa union mulls tenure lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2014 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    National Education Association officials say it may consider a lawsuit to determine if the state can take away tenure rights of teachers. At issue is a provision in a school funding measure signed by Gov. Sam Brownback on Monday.

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  17. Kansas House advances bill restoring teacher tenureRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... the results, even though you may not agree with them." The legislation faces long odds to becoming law. Gov. Sam Brownback has made clear his opposition and would likely veto a proposal. Initial cost projections by the Division of Budget, run by the ...

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  18. Brownback gets tax bill, has 10 days to decide next moveRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The clock is ticking for Gov. Sam Brownback to decide the fate of a tax bill passed by the Kansas Legislature that would raise more than $1 billion over the next two years. The legislation, passed by the House and Senate last week, was officially received by the governor's office on Tuesday, his spokeswoman said in an e-mail.

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  19. Downtown revival makes Wichita more competitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Jeff Fluhr of the Wichita Downtown Development Corp., talks about how the renewal of downtown helps make the city more competitive. Former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer chose a symbolic location to launch his bid for governor Monday, the Hotel at Old Town, setting the tone for a community activist campaign contrasting with the small-government philosophy that has dominated Kansas politics during Gov. Sam Brownback's six years in office.

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  20. Hopes rise for law to expand access to experimental drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... ve passed the safety phase, and why allow a bureaucrat to make a decision for somebody who's dying." Then-Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) first introduced a version of

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