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State universities revise tuition hikes after more cuts

TOPEKA — Kansas’ state universities are calling for tuition increases of up to 5 percent, at least for now.

The schools submitted their tuition proposals Wednesday to the governing… 458 more words

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Brownback signs budget slashing $97 million to state agencies

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) – Governor Sam Brownback on Wednesday announced statewide cuts in order to balance the Kansas budget.

Ever since the legislature went home without balancing the budget and left the job to the governor, we’ve known he would need to cut something. 461 more words

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Governor signs new limits on welfare payments

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill Monday that he said is aimed at freeing more people from poverty, but opponents argue the new welfare restrictions leave families without a safety net during financial difficulties. 76 more words

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The Kansas Experiment

What if there were some kind of controlled environment, a petri dish if you will, in which political ideas and economic theories could be tested and hypotheses proved or disproved? 556 more words

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Kansas reduces penalties for marijuana possession

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A measure approved by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback reduces some penalties for marijuana possession.

The measure approved Friday reduces the penalty for first-time marijuana possession, which can now result in up to a year in jail, to no more than six months. 73 more words

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Brownback The Hell Up

Hey, Brownback, this is a post from your biggest fan.

See, this article is gonna take me some time to write…Because I throw up in my mouth every time I read your name. 546 more words

What's the Matter with School Finance in Kansas is What's the Matter in Many States

Yesterday the Kansas Supreme Court heard oral arguments to see if changes made by the legislature and signed by Governor Sam Brownback in early April go far enough to remedy underfunding of public education and unequal distribution of state funds to support public schools.  1,188 more words

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