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Kansas legislators leery of budget fix yet moving toward it

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators on Wednesday slammed Gov. Sam Brownback’s accounting move to mask a hole in the state budget, then signaled they may approve it anyway. 582 more words


Governor proposes 50 percent marijuana tax hike for school funding

DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper has announced a plan to increase marijuana taxes as a way of funding schools.

The governor’s plan would increase the special marijuana use tax from 10 percent to 12 percent. 231 more words


Governor's State Of The State Omits Mention Of President-Elect Trump

LANSING (WWJ) – Something was missing from Tuesday night’s State of the State address by Governor Rick Snyder – any mention of President-elect Donald Trump by name. 128 more words


Gov. Rick Snyder (R)

Contact: P.O. Box 30013 Lansing, Michigan 48909 / (517) 373-3400 / Constituent relations (517) 335-7858 / contactmichigan@state.mi.us (unclear if this is a working email; the governor apparently does not want to be emailed) / … 143 more words

Elected Officials

Johnston promises 2 years of free college during governor campaign kickoff speech

DENVER — Former Democratic State Sen. Michael Johnston became one of the first major players to enter the race for governor in Colorado on Tuesday. 168 more words


Postsecondary Remedial Math Data

The Iowa Department of Education announced a new website today, Iowa’s Postsecondary Readiness Reports, which, among other things, is meant to report student enrollment in remedial math and English courses at two- and four-year postsecondary institutions. 322 more words


Laxalt Has $1.5M in Campaign Cash for Possible Governor Bid

RENO, Nev. (AP) — One of the leading Nevada Republicans considering running for governor next year is showing off a sizeable campaign war chest nearly two years before the 2018 election. 390 more words