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Kansas Democrats outline opposition to governor's budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget recommendations are regressive and his school funding plans unconstitutional, the state Senate’s top Democrat said Friday. 314 more words


"Hating Good Government": We’re Living In A Political Era In Which Facts Don’t Matter

It’s now official: 2014 was the warmest year on record. You might expect this to be a politically important milestone. After all, climate change deniers have long used the blip of… 798 more words


Hear Ye, Hear Ye. . .





The following entry was written in June, 2014, when I opened this blog with thoughts of influencing the reelection bid of Gov. 792 more words

You Gotta Dance With Them Whut Brung You

Oh, Kansas, if ever there were a people who deserved a drink, it’s you. Too bad your twice-elected theocrat wing-ding governor plans to raise taxes on things he considers sinful… 190 more words


Budget plans call for $15B-plus in annual spending

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget proposals call for more than $15 billion in total spending for the current and each of the next two fiscal years. 113 more words


Governor proposes steady aid for Kansas public schools

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget proposals would keep overall state aid to public schools near current levels through June 2017.

The Republican governor released his detailed recommendations Friday. 119 more words


Governor says Kansas will continue moving to no income tax

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback promised Thursday night that Kansas will keep moving to eliminate income taxes despite state budget shortfalls that arose after aggressive tax cutting. 539 more words