Gov. Jeff Colyer

KNSS News
June 23, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Illegal immigration is a key issue for Kansas Republicans as their primary contest for governor grows increasingly contentious. Secretary of State Kris Kobach is a hardliner who has advised President Donald Trump. He made potential state initiatives against illegal immigration an important theme...
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June 21, 2018 - 4:38 am
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach unsuccessfully sought a governor's pardon for an executive of a company that donated to Kobach and was among the sponsors of a fundraiser for him. Gov. Jeff Colyer denied the pardon request this week. Spokesman Kendall Marr said it was because the 2009 crime...
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June 19, 2018 - 5:31 am
The state of Kansas has joined a multistate lawsuit challenging the legality of an immigration program that grants temporary legal status to immigrants without proper documents who came to the U.S. as children. The program, called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, was established by...
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June 07, 2018 - 7:18 pm
Conservative Republican Kris Kobach is making tax cuts a cornerstone of his campaign for Kansas governor and publicly chiding GOP Gov. Jeff Colyer and other rivals for not joining him in signing a pledge not to increase taxes. Kobach, who is currently Kansas secretary of state, is promising to push...
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Steve & Ted
June 07, 2018 - 8:38 am
State of Kansas launches “My (Re)Employment Plan” workforce program to improve services for job seekers.
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Dreamstime
June 04, 2018 - 7:56 pm
The Kansas Highway Patrol has arrested 16 protesters who blocked access to Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer's ceremonial office by sitting outside the door. The people arrested Monday for misdemeanor criminal trespassing were part of the Poor People's Campaign. They were protesting over health care issues...
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May 31, 2018 - 8:35 pm
A Republican candidate for Kansas governor who has advised President Donald Trump is attacking a state law that helps young people living in the U.S. illegally go to state colleges, appealing to his party's conservative base in a tough GOP primary race. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach tweeted...
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Dreamstime
May 19, 2018 - 2:07 am
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer signed legislation Friday granting legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes, an action that quickly became an issue as he runs this year to keep his office. The Republican governor signed the...
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May 11, 2018 - 4:39 am
A new Kansas law will make law enforcement body camera footage more accessible and require the state to release basic information about child abuse deaths. Gov. Jeff Colyer signed a bill Thursday that contains both provisions and issued an executive order requiring more transparency from state...
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DREAMSTIME
April 28, 2018 - 6:53 pm
The Kansas House has approved a bill that fixes a flaw in a recently enacted education funding law that would cost public schools $80 million. The vote Saturday was 92-27. It goes next to the Senate, where a debate is expected next week. Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he hopes to sign a bill next...
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