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Kansas lawmakers OK abortion bills, limits on local power

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators tackled issued that included abortion and preventing cities and counties from regulating artery-clogging restaurant meals or sugary snacks as the worked on balancing the state’s next budget. 486 more words


Legislators approve plan overnight for balancing budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators have approved a plan for balancing the state budget that gives Republican Gov. Sam Brownback broad discretion to make spending cuts. 103 more words


Kansas enacts law to attach work requirement to welfare benefits

This story is from the Daily Signal, and it’s about a new (April 2015) Kansas law that produced great effects in the last year. 468 more words


KDOT projects delayed; contractors forced to find work elsewhere

TOPEKA (KSNT) — Governor Sam Brownback proposed three different options Wednesday in attempt to get the state out of the red and balance the state’s budget. 245 more words


KS is still broke-Let's make a deal!

I was taking a writing break to go along with KS lawmakers’ spring break and then I read the latest about the Kansas revenue problems from last night so here I am. 365 more words

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"They Haven't Learned Yet": Republican's Love Affair With Voodoo Economics

In a moment of sanity, George HW Bush once called Ronald Reagan’s proposal for tax cuts “voodoo economics.” The idea was that tax cuts for the wealthy would somehow “trickle down” to the rest of us and grow the economy. 591 more words


New Kansas revenue forecast expected to spur budget changes

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Kansas officials were bracing Wednesday for a new fiscal forecast for state government

A panel of state officials and university economists will announce revenue predictions for the rest of the 2016 fiscal year ending June 30 and for the 2017 fiscal year. 277 more words