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Brownback cites importance of water policy reforms

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback says Kansas has to make changes to address concerns over the state’s water supply.

Brownback told about 600 participants in the state’s annual water conference Wednesday in Manhattan that the time has come to make changes to extend life of the underground Ogallala Aquifer and to rehabilitate silted reservoirs to preserve the state’s water resource. 70 more words


AG Cynthia Coffman Joins 2 Others: Don't Send Us Guantanamo Detainees

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Top prosecutors in three states being assessed as potential future homes for Guantanamo Bay detainees implored the Obama administration on Wednesday not to send the prisoners to their states. 443 more words


Brownback not satisfied with White House conference call on Syrian refugees

TOPEKA (KSNT) — Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says his position on refusing to allow Syrian refugees into Kansas wasn’t changed by an Obama Administration conference call Tuesday. 377 more words


Kansas joins other states seeking to block Syrian refugees

TOPEKA, Kansas –  Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has issued an executive order forbidding any state agencies or organizations that receive state grant money from helping relocate Syrian refugees in his state. 436 more words


Kansas governor: Kansas will not accept Syrian refugees

TOPEKA (KSNT/AP) – Governor Sam Brownback on Monday signed Executive Order No. 15-07, directing that no state agency, or organization receiving grant money from the state, will participate in or assist in any way in the relocation of Syrian refugees in Kansas. 474 more words


Kansas officials approve $4.2M in emergency aid for schools, Wichita gets about 1/3 of request

TOPEKA, Kansas – Last year lawmakers changes school funding. Instead of a formula that has been refined for decades, lawmakers went with one block of money for each school district. 373 more words