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Governor Brownback won't be present for budget announcement

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback doesn’t plan to be present when his administration outlines $50 million in spending cuts to help Kansas avert a budget deficit. 88 more words

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Brownback wants Kansas abortion providers inspected

TOPEKA, Kan. – Governor Sam Brownback held a rare press conference Friday┬áin Topeka.

One of the topics he discussed was abortion, and his decision to order the state to inspect all clinics in the state. 195 more words

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More budget cuts coming; governor expands aide's duties

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback’s chief spokeswoman says he expects to outline spending cuts next week to keep Kansas’ current budget balanced.

Brownback spokeswoman Eileen Hawley confirmed his plans Friday as the Republican governor announced that he’s expanded the duties of budget director Shawn Sullivan to help find efficiencies throughout state government. 82 more words

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Governor Brownback discusses budget, abortion, other issues

TOPEKA, Kansas – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback held a news conference Friday afternoon to discuss many topics, including new appointments, security of Kansans, increased inspections on clinics and Kansas education and job growth. 172 more words

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Kansas National Guard to be reviewed for security

TOPEKA, Kansas – Gov. Sam Brownback has ordered a review of security at Kansas National Guard facilities in the wake of the fatal shootings at Tennessee recruiting sites. 79 more words

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Brownback calls for abortion facility inspections

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback wants the state to determine if Kansas abortion facilities take part in a fetal tissue program in the wake of a Planned Parenthood executive videotaped discussing disposition of parts from aborted fetuses. 387 more words

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Brownback campaign seeks donation from Westar amid rate case

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback’s campaign recently approached a Westar Energy official for a campaign debt donation while the utility is in the process of seeking a rate increase. 106 more words

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