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May 26, 2018 - 9:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sam Brownback appears relaxed, looser and more convivial as he settles into his ambassador's job and far from where he was during his final, difficult months as Kansas governor. Brownback left the governor's office in January. The two-term conservative Republican left behind low...
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January 24, 2018 - 7:34 am
Gov. Brownback has proclaimed this week to be School Choice Week in Kansas. The governor joins dozens of other governors and hundreds of city and county leaders nationwide in issuing official proclamations for National School Choice Week. Throughout the Sunflower state, 281 independently planned...
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January 03, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Governor Sam Brownback on Wednesday approved an executive order temporarily lifting regulations that restrict the hours semi-trucks hauling propane can operate. This action ensures that residential and agricultural users have access to fuel during the bitter cold that has settled over Kansas and...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 1:38 pm
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback argues as he prepares to leave office that his experiment in aggressive tax-cutting pioneered a national debate over helping small business owners. He said during a year-end interview with The Associated Press that what Kansas did on taxes influenced Congress and other...
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November 15, 2017 - 8:37 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Three Kansas media organizations have dropped a lawsuit against Gov. Sam Brownback over his office's refusal to release records related to a state magistrate judge's appointment. The Associated Press, Hutchinson News and Kansas Press Association last week submitted an agreement...
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Dreamstime
November 06, 2017 - 3:28 pm
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down beginning immediately and continuing through Thursday, November 9 to honor the victims of the mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. "The shooting is a horrific act of evil...
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Steve McIntosh
September 12, 2017 - 9:55 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Kansas Governor Brownback tells KNSS News he's looking forward to his new job ... Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom. He says "it's really trying to get more religious freedom around the world, which is a basic concept for human rights". And as the world...
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June 24, 2017 - 7:39 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill that will delay enforcement of part of a new law that toughens regulations for amusement park rides. The measure signed Friday calls for stricter inspection requirements and more oversight of rides and still will take effect July 1...
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May 23, 2017 - 8:12 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators have said "cheers" to allowing cities to designate districts where people can move among bars, restaurants and entertainment venues with libations in hand. The House approved a bill Tuesday on a 97-22 vote. The Senate passed the measure last week, so it goes...
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April 19, 2017 - 9:37 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas will use $291 million in internal government borrowing to avoid a deficit in its current budget and pay bills on time through June. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback signed the budget bill into law Tuesday. The measure allows the state to avoid short-term cuts in aid to...
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