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 2017-01-21 10:00 

McPherson Sentinel

New tax hike could hit businesses hard... +

A proposed tax hike on tobacco and alcohol could aid in state budget woes, but may also leave businesses feeling hung out to dry.Gov. Sam Brownback's proposal would double the tax on liquor stores from 8 percent to 16 percent. For stores like Culver's Win...

 2017-01-20 21:01 

Washington Times

Kansas financial aid in budget would trail inflation... +

Under the recommended budget by Gov. Sam Brownback, per-pupil state financial aid to Kansas public schools would trail inflation in the current fiscal year and following two fiscal years....

 2017-01-20 01:37 

Washington Post

GOP lawmakers try to end Kansas governors business tax cut... +

With waning political support for an income tax break championed by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, fellow Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature are spearheading an effort to end it....

 2017-01-19 23:28 

Kansas City Star

From Missouri and Kansas to Washington, D.C., in celebration of Trump... +

Supporters in Missouri and Kansas of the incoming president have made their way to the nations capital for Fridays inauguration. Also there: Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri, Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach....

 2017-01-19 18:10 

Glen Falls Post-Star

GOP lawmakers try to end Kansas governor's business tax cut... +

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) With political support for an income tax break championed by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback having eroded, fellow Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature are spearheading an effort to end it....

 2017-01-19 18:10 

Napa Valley Register

GOP lawmakers try to end Kansas governor's business tax cut... +

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) With political support for an income tax break championed by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback having eroded, fellow Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature are spearheading an effort to end it....

 2017-01-19 06:21 

Washington Times

GOP lawmakers try to end Kansas governor's business tax cut... +

A push in Kansas to end an income tax break championed by Gov. Sam Brownback is being led by fellow Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature....

 2017-01-19 00:16 

Federal News Radio

Kansas legislators leery of budget fix yet moving toward it... +

Kansas legislators slammed Gov. Sam Brownback's accounting move to mask a hole in the state budget, then signaled they may approve it anyway...

 2017-01-18 22:44 

Washington Times

Kansas legislators leery of budget fix yet moving toward it... +

Kansas legislators are gravitating toward an accounting move proposed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback to help paper over a shortfall in the current state budget....

 2017-01-18 18:23 

Kansas City Star

Kansas legislators concede unpopular budget move may be their best option... +

Gov. Sam Brownback has proposed using the $364 million investment fund to bridge this years budget gap of roughly $342 million....

 2017-01-18 01:31 

Washington Times

Kansas Senate confirms 3 Brownback appointments to Cabinet... +

The Kansas Senate has confirmed Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's appointments of three Cabinet secretaries....

 2017-01-17 19:56 

Salon

States can offer a lesson as GOP proposes deep cut taxes... +

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is among the Republicans setting an example for how tax breaks can worsen the economy...

 2017-01-12 20:12 

Stamford Advocate

Official: Plan raises Kansas' long-term pension costs $6.5B... +

(AP) The Kansas public pension system's top administrator says budget-balancing proposals from Republican Gov. Sam Brownback would raise its long-term costs by $6.5 billion. Executive Director Alan Conroy testified Thursday before the Senate Ways an...

 2017-01-12 19:31 

Washington Times

Kansas Capitol to add mural celebrating Brown v Board... +

Governor Sam Brownback says a new mural will be added to the third floor of the Kansas Capitol celebrating the historic 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned segregated education....

 2017-01-12 19:31 

Stamford Advocate

Kansas Capitol to add mural celebrating Brown v Board... +

(AP) Governor Sam Brownback says a new mural will be added to the third floor of the Kansas Capitol celebrating the historic 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned segregated education. Brownback unveiled a mockup of the mural Thursday at the st...

 2017-01-12 02:26 

Napa Valley Register

The Latest: Brownback aide fires back at top Kansas lawmaker... +

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) The Latest on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's budget and tax proposals (all times local):...

 2017-01-11 22:21 

Stamford Advocate

The Latest: Brownback seeks to freeze pension contributions... +

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is proposing to freeze the state's contributions to pensions for teachers and government workers to help balance the state budget. The state has been boosting its contributions each year to help close a long-term gap bet...

 2017-01-11 16:29 

Stamford Advocate

The Latest: Kansas governor offers option on business taxes... +

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is giving legislators an option for raising taxes for business owners without ending an income tax break that he's championed. The governor proposed Wednesday that the state reinstate personal income taxes on royalties a...

 2017-01-11 11:51 

Stamford Advocate

Kansas governor preparing to release proposed budget fixes... +

(AP) Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to release the details of proposed tax increases and other measures to address the state's budget problems. The state faces a projected shortfall of $342 million in its current budget and gaps in fundi...

 2017-01-11 11:51 

Washington Times

Kansas governor preparing to release proposed budget fixes... +

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to release the details of proposed tax increases and other measures to address the state's budget problems....

 2017-01-11 01:16 

Glen Falls Post-Star

Kansas governor to seek 'modest' tax increases to fix budget... +

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said Tuesday that he will propose "modest, targeted" tax increases to help close Kansas' serious budget shortfalls while strongly defending an income tax break that some fellow GOP lawmakers want to end....

 2017-01-11 00:21 

Stamford Advocate

The Latest: Kansas governor calls for $15K college degree... +

Gov. Sam Brownback is challenging universities in Kansas to allow students to earn a bachelor's degree and pay only $15,000 in total costs. Senate Vice President Jeff Longbine questioned whether the idea is workable and said he is concerned about low...

 2017-01-10 23:22 

Kansas City Star

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback offers optimistic vision in State of the State address... +

The Kansas governors speech came amid budget woes and continued financial struggles in the state....

 2017-01-10 18:20 

Washington Times

The Latest: Kansas lawmaker sees investment fund as option... +

The Latest on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's annual State of the State address and budget issues (all times local):...

 2017-01-10 11:53 

Washington Times

Kansas governor to give State of State amid budget crunch... +

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to give his annual State of the State address to a less-friendly Legislature amid serious budget problems....

 2017-01-09 15:44 

Stamford Advocate

The Latest: Kansas House leader doesn't expect proposed cuts... +

A Republican leader in the Kansas House says he expects GOP Gov. Sam Brownback to propose one-time fiscal moves to avoid big cuts in the current budget. The state faces a projected shortfall of $342 million when the current fiscal year ends June 30. The...

 2017-01-09 06:30 

Stamford Advocate

Kansas lawmakers to kick off debate over ending tax break... +

(AP) The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature expects to kick off its debate over ending an income tax break championed by GOP Gov. Sam Brownback shortly after lawmakers open their annual session. Kansas has struggled to balance its budget since GOP...

 2017-01-09 06:27 

Washington Times

Kansas lawmakers to kick off debate over ending tax break... +

The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature expects to kick off its debate over ending an income tax break championed by GOP Gov. Sam Brownback shortly after lawmakers open their annual session....

 2017-01-07 15:54 

Stamford Advocate

Kansas governor, lawmakers at odds over repealing tax break... +

(AP) Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and top lawmakers are not on the same page about ending an income tax break for farmers and business owners as the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature prepares to tackle the state's severe budget problems. Legislativ...

 2017-01-06 18:07 

Washington Times

Kansas governor outlines initiatives to improve rural health... +

Gov. Sam Brownback has outlined two long-term initiatives designed to bring more doctors to rural Kansas....

 2017-01-01 17:13 

Raw Story

Like taking a payday loan: Kansas lawmakers rip Gov. Brownbacks shady new budget plan... +

Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s “experiment221; in supply-side economics has been a disaster for his state’s finances - and his latest proposal to keep the government funded is getting panned by lawmakers in both parties....

 2016-12-31 16:32 

Stamford Advocate

2 top GOP lawmakers want quick repeal of income tax break... +

(AP) Two new Republican leaders in the Kansas Legislature want to move quickly to repeal an income tax break for more than 330,000 farmers and business owners, a move that would repudiate a key piece of GOP Gov. Sam Brownback's political legacy. Bro...

 2016-12-27 15:00 

MSNBC

Brownback eager to see Trump repeat...... +

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's radical economic experiment failed spectacularly. So why does he want to see it duplicated at the national level?...

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