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Kansas Senate advances bill to decrease Medicaid drug costs

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A bill designed to cut Kansas’ costs in providing prescription drugs for poor and disabled residents has received first-round approval in the state Senate. 104 more words

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A closer look at the “reasonable” Republican candidate

Ohio Governor John Kasich is offering himself to the good people of New Hampshire as a pragmatic, optimistic, kinda-centrist manager: a guy who can Get Things Done and Work With Others. 868 more words

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Analysis: Power struggle heart of debate over Kansas courts

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – A legislative dispute over how Kansas Supreme Court justices are selected is a political struggle centering on Republican Gov. Sam Brownback. 112 more words

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Kansas considers giving governor more say in high court

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Kansas lawmakers are considering giving the governor more authority over who is appointed to the state Supreme Court.

A proposed constitutional amendment to change the selection system received first-round approval in the House on Wednesday. 94 more words

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Governor signs "Stone Bridge" bill into law

TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Friday signed into law a bill that declares Cowley County the official Stone Bridge Capital of Kansas.

The governor’s office said in a news release the bill is the the first sent by the legislature to the governor for his signature.   77 more words

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Kansas Senate confirms commerce secretary, higher ed regents

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Senate has approved Gov. Sam Brownback’s appointments of a new commerce secretary and three members of the board overseeing the state’s higher education system. 103 more words

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We have displeased our benevolent overlords

Hey, remember when Vermont was ranked third in the nation by Politico magazine as a place to live?

Well, here comes the flip side, courtesy of none other than the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), that overflowing cascade of Kochian “economic liberty” bushwa. 775 more words

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