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Kansas House passes bill to authorize $1.5B in pension bonds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas House has approved a bill authorizing $1.5 billion in bonds to help lower the state’s annual costs in funding pensions for teachers and government workers. 97 more words


Kansas lawmakers pass nation's 1st ban on abortion procedure

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Kansas legislators Wednesday approved a proposed ban on a common second-trimester procedure described by abortion opponents as dismembering a fetus, making their state the first to adopt a national group’s model policy. 419 more words


New Report Shows Obamacare Works, 16 Million Fewer Uninsured

Addicting Info

According to a new report released Monday by the Department of Health and Human Services more than 16 million people have gained access to healthcare. 461 more words

Politics And World News

Kansas Senate passes Brownback's school funding overhaul

TOPEKA, Kansas – A new plan to rework school finance is a go. The Senate passed Republican Governor Sam Brownback’s $4 billion plan to change school funding. 323 more words


Servant Or Tyrant?

It’s not hard to believe that Clive Palmer might be a bully, is it?

The depiction we have gained of his personality through his choice to engage with the media (and probably even more so when he chooses to walk out of media interviews) is that of a big man who likes to 285 more words


About The "Outrage" Of Republican Senators' Letter To Iran

Somehow we’re supposed to be angry at the 47 Republican senators for sending a letter to Iran, when only last week it was wrong for Giuliani to question the patriotism of Obama. 111 more words


Clive Palmer Reeling After Losing Another Dinosaur, Vows To Hold Wang Tight

Mining magnate, politician and amateur Mr Toad impersonator Clive Palmer has been dealt a second traumatic blow in as many weeks with the news that he has lost another dinosaur. 245 more words