In January 2013, a district court in Kansas ruled in Gannon v State of Kansas that the Kansas legislature was not meeting its constitutional obligation to properly fund K-12 education in the state. The ruling was a huge blow to Sam Brownback...Show More Summary
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is flying under the radar. Is he considering another presidential run?
The folks of the Sheridan 6 LEMA, were honored this week at the first annual Water and Energy Progress luncheon award ceremony that took place in Topeka on February 28th, 2014. Governor Sam Brownback presented the awards to the recipients and spoke highly of the conservation efforts that had been displayed by these individuals and families. Show More Summary
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • KS-Gov: We now have a third poll confirming that Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is in remarkably poor shape for re-election. Show More Summary
Gov. Sam Brownback stares at his reflection We now have a third poll confirming that Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is in remarkably poor shape for re-election. Even though Kansas is a deep red state, PPP finds Brownback trailing his Democratic opponent, state House Minority Leader Paul Davis, by a 42-40 spread. Show More Summary
by Operation Rescue staff January 22, 2014 (Operation Rescue) - Operation Rescue has launched a petition to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback asking him to instruct the Kansas Attorney General’s office to immediately take actions to defend a 2011 abortion clinic licensing law that has languished under injunction in state court…
Maybe there is hope for closing the gaping partisan divide between the two major political parties, at least on environmental matters. Republican Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas, an ultra-conservative at odds with environmental activists...Show More Summary
Zoë Carpenter writes Pro-Choice Advocates Plan Offensive in the States: Three years ago, when he was elected governor of Kansas, Sam Brownback promised to sign any anti-abortion bill that landed on his desk. He’s kept his word, signing...Show More Summary
Tomorrow is election day in Kansas, the place Sam Brownback is using to test-drive every conservative policy proposal he can think of, facts be damned. As I noted last year, when Mitt Romney had to burnish his conservative credentials,...Show More Summary
Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) push to cut taxes for the wealthiest Kansas residents has local officials concerned. The post Kansas’s Regressive Tax Experiment Will Likely Hurt Its Schools appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Kansas' red hue may not be enough to save Republican Gov. Sam Brownback Leading Off: • KS-Gov: Gov. Sam Brownback has long suffered from dire approval ratings—something we saw in two new polls just last week—and now we have further evidence that even heavily Republican Kansas may have had enough of his extreme brand of conservatism. Show More Summary
I don’t know much about Kansas politics, but I expected Balloon Juice favorite Sam Brownback to have more than a four year reich (via). Sam Brownback, who has served in Kansas as a Congressman, U.S. Senator, and now Governor, is in danger of being unseated after one term, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
That is one of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's constant applause lines--that he wants Kansas to be a lot less like California and a lot more like Texas. And so I was reading Bryan Burrough on Erica Grieder: ‘Big, Hot, Cheap and Right’:...Show More Summary
"Kansas needs to be less like California"--that is one of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's favorite applause lines. Yet last August when we drove the Reverse Overland Trail it struck me that it would be a much better world for Kansas for Kansas's Prairie if it were to look like California's Central Valley. Show More Summary
"Kansas needs to be less like California"--that is one of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's favorite applause lines. I have been hearing things like this for 30 years. Sometime around 1984 the spinmasters of the Republican Party decided...Show More Summary
The Kansas government's campaign against child poverty will rely on reducing Kansans' access to safety net programs and redoubling state efforts to encourage old school family values, according to a report from Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) Task Force on Reducing Childhood Poverty. Show More Summary
Gov. Sam Brownback's administration is about to make life harder for the unemployed. The post Kansas Will Kick 20,000 People Off Of Food Stamps appeared first on ThinkProgress.
SAM’S CHOICE: Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback worked with his state’s Legislature to cut income taxes in 2012. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin’s first tax cut will not take effect until 2015. What up? By Patrick B. McGuigan | Oklahoma Watchdog OKLAHOMA CITY — Call it a tale of two states: in Kansas, liberty is incrementally advancing....
Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka By Travis Perry ? Kansas Watchdog OSAWATOMIE — Kansas Democrats have been working overtime to keep up the faux outrage over Gov. Sam Brownback‘s nominee for the state Court of Appeals, but a liberal leader’s recent comments have revealed just how partisan the criticism has become. Earlier this week,...
Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence, House Minority Leader By Travis Perry ? Kansas Watchdog OSAWATOMIE — Despite Democratic Rep. Paul Davis‘ silence on his change in attitude toward Gov. Sam Brownback‘s judicial nominee, political observers can sum up the House minority leader’s motives in three simple words: “It’s all politics,” said Burdett Loomis, political science professor...