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Even Sam Brownback’s Republican Predecessors Don’t Like The Way He’s Running Kansas

The letter aims to reverse the "calculated destruction of our revenue stream and our educational, healthcare, and transportation systems.” The post Even Sam Brownback’s Republican Predecessors Don’t Like The Way He’s Running Kansas appeared first on ThinkProgress.

4 Ex-Governors in Kansas Rebuke Brownback

Yael T. Abouhalkah, Kansas City Star: Gov. Sam Brownback and his extremist Republican legislative supporters in Topeka just got hit with a massive body blow from four ex-governors of Kansas. And the Aug. 2 GOP primaries just got a lot hotter. Show More Summary

A Brief History of How Kansas Republicans Destroyed Their State

In 2012, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback launched a "real live experiment" in conservative governance. He slashed income taxes for top earners and eliminated them for more than 330,000 small businesses, promising the cuts would be "a shot of adrenaline into the heart of the Kansas economy." Instead, the result has been disastrous. Show More Summary

Kansas tech CEO to move business out over governor's policies

last weekNews : NY Daily News

A Kansas tech CEO outraged by the “destructive policies” of Gov. Sam Brownback announced Monday that he’ll move his business.

Sweet Goodbyes

Hot damned this CEO is furious with Sam Brownback, and pens a letter telling us exactly what is the matter with Kansas and why his growing company is getting the hell out of there: Kansas has become a test center of “trickle down” economics, espoused by economist Arthur Laffer during the Reagan years. Nowhere has […]

GOP leader pursuing change in Kansas Constitution on schools

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Republican legislator is drafting a proposed constitutional amendment to prevent Kansas courts from shutting down public schools in lawsuits over education funding. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback has called a special session for lawmakers to address a Kansas Supreme Court decision that said the state’s education funding system is unfair […]

Kansas governor backs $38M schools fix for special session

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday embraced a $38 million increase in state aid for poor Kansas school districts as he called a special session aimed at averting a court-mandated shutdown of public schools statewide. Brownback issued a proclamation summoning the GOP-dominated Legislature back to the Statehouse on June 23. He […]

Brownback’s Abject Tax Policy Failure in KS

@TBPInvictus here. In July 2012, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback penned an op-ed titled “Tax Cuts Needed to Grow Economy” in the Wichita Eagle. This was to be an experiment in supply side, trickle down economics; Kansas was to be the petri...Show More Summary

Kansas Schools May Shut Doors Over Funding

Kansas public schools face closure on June 30 if Gov. Sam Brownback and the Republican-controlled state legislature don't make changes to help poor districts, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. Under Brownback the state has been in a severe funding crisis, collecting less taxes than anticipated for 10 of the past 12 months. Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood Sues Kansas After Gov Brownback Signs Bill Permanently Defunding It

The Planned Parenthood abortion business is not happy the state of Kansas approved legislation to permanently ban any taxpayer funding for the abortion corporation. Governor Sam Brownback recently signed the pro-life bill into law. Kansas Senate Bill 436 would prioritize Title X grants, which are taxpayer-funded, by awarding them to full-service public health clinics and […]

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Signs Bill to Permanently De-Fund Planned Parenthood

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today signed a bill that would ensure that no taxpayer dollars are going to fund the abortion industry. Kansas Senate Bill 436 would prioritize Title X grants, which are taxpayer-funded, by awarding them to full-service public health clinics and hospitals first. Planned Parenthood, which often receives these grants from various states, […]

BREAKING: Kansas cuts off Planned Parenthood from Medicaid funding

Gov. Sam Brownback cited undercover videos of the abortion giant in his decision.

Sam Brownback Gutted Kansas: How America’s Worst Governor and an Ultra-Conservative Ideology Wrecked an Entire State

GOP zealots, enthralled by a fictitious fantasy of tax cuts and free-market nonsense, turned Kansas upside down. It’s safe to say that if Kansas’s Gov. Sam Brownback or any of the state’s ultraconservative legislators had been in fictional...Show More Summary

Sam Brownback gutted Kansas: How America’s worst governor and an ultra-conservative ideology wrecked an entire state

GOP zealots, enthralled by a fictitious fantasy of tax cuts and free-market nonsense, turned Kansas upside down

This Republican Once Said Helping Refugees Made Us A 'Better Nation.’ But Now He’s Done.

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Fifteen years ago, then-Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) gave an impassioned speech in support of refugee resettlement. He called helping and taking in refugees "some of the most noble and ennobling things we can do," and said the UnitedShow More Summary

Kansas suspended two out of three new voter registrations due to absurdly strict registration rules

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach came into office promising to end voter fraud. He asked Gov. Sam Brownback for prosecutorial powers and his wish was granted. The worst governor in the nation empowered the worst secretary of state...Show More Summary

Republican Kansas Gov. Brownback withdraws state from Syrian refugee program

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Kansas is withdrawing from plans to resettle Syrian refugees in the state after the federal government failed to provide security information and files on the refugees, Republican Governor Sam Brownback said on Monday. Brownback said in a statement that he repeatedly asked the administration of...

Kansas Becomes the Latest State To Freak Out Over Syrian Refugees

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced on Tuesday that Kansas is withdrawing from the federal government's refugee resettlement program over concerns that Syrian refugees could be security threats. "Because the federal government has failed...Show More Summary

Breakthrough in Kansas-Missouri Border War

by Kenneth Thomas Breakthrough in Kansas-Missouri Border War Via @goodjobsfirst, we learned Friday that Kansas Governor Sam Brownback had made a major response to Missouri’s proposed jobs truce in the Kansas City region. As regular readers may recall, studies have shown that more than $200 million has been spent moving jobs back and forth across […]

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