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Kansas Governor Brownback Claims Tax Plan But Won't Provide Details

9 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback told top Kansas lawmakers Friday that he has a new plan for raising taxes, with the GOP-dominated Legislature still sharply divided over how best to close a budget shortfall. Brownback...Show More Summary

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As is reflected in the fact that I feature their music every chance I get (for a while there every time Sam Brownback did something crazy I'd post "The Devil...

Kansas Makes Renewable Energy Standard Voluntary

The prospects for renewable energy in Kansas suffered a setback yesterday. Governor Sam Brownback, a veteran Republican politician who became governor in 2010 after serving for more than two decades in Congress, signed legislation making the state's renewable energy standard into a voluntary goal. The state legislature approved the bill, SB 91, [...]

Kansas keeps on bleeding: Sam Brownback’s tax-cut miracle still hasn’t arrived, and won’t any time soon

Sam Brownback, Art Laffer and the Kansas GOP have turned the state into a trash fire of economic policy

Broke Kansas To Tax Poor People By Placing $25 Limit On ATM Withdrawals

On Saturday, May 2, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback left Boss Hawg’s Bar-B-Q without leaving a tip for waitress Chloe Hough. It wasn’t that Brownback intended to shortchange his server, but rather when he received his credit card voucher,Show More Summary

People are outraged about a Kansas law critics call a 'tax on the poor'

Kansas is taking a storm of criticism over its new policy strictly limiting ATM withdrawals for welfare recipients.  The controversial limit was signed into law in April by Gov. Sam Brownback (R) as part of a broader reform bill. However,...Show More Summary

Sam Brownback Says Using Private Email, Cell Is Simpler

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Under scrutiny for using private email and cellphones for official communications, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said Monday that he has engaged in the practice since he was a U.S. senator. The Wichita Eagle reportedShow More Summary

Using the Poor as Novocain for Growing Economic Fears

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback recently signed into law a bill that would curtail what those who receive public assistance could purchase with their government-issued debit cards. This exhaustive list includes, but not limited to: Alcoholic...Show More Summary

Kansas Schools Close Early,Thanks To Sam Brownback's Budget Cuts

Sam Brownback might be one of the worst Republican governors in the nation -- and he's up against some stiff competition: At least eight Kansas school districts are starting summer break early in response to the state’s midyear education...Show More Summary

'He Wants to Take Kansas Back to the Dark Ages'—Meet the Waitress Who Told Off Sam Brownback

Chloe Hough, whose "tip" to Kansas' ultraconservative governor went viral, dishes. Located in a towering late Gothic revival building – apocryphally described by locals as the first million-dollar high school west of the Mississippi River — Topeka High School, situated just four blocks from the Statehouse, is the pride of Kansas’ capital city. Show More Summary

Not in Kansas anymore: Uber leaves Kansas after lawmakers demand background checks and more insurance

3 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Uber isn’t in Kansas anymore. The company left after the state’s House and Senate were able to override Governor Sam Brownback’s veto of a bill that would require Uber drivers to buy new insurance and pass Kansas Bureau of Investigation background checks. Show More Summary

Uber ride-share service pulls out of Kansas after lawmakers override attempt to veto new rules

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Ride-hailing service Uber on Tuesday said it ceased operations in Kansas after the state legislature decided to override Governor Sam Brownback’s veto of a bill that will impose stricter regulations on ride-hailing services. Uber said the bill makes it impossible for it to operate in the state. The...

Uber Shuts Down In Kansas

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Uber on Tuesday abruptly stopped operating in Kansas. The move came after state lawmakers voted to override Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a transportation bill that would impose new regulations on ride-hailing companies. Uber confirmed...Show More Summary

'He Wants To Take Kansas Back Into The Dark Ages': Waitress Explains Why She Told Off Sam Brownback

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Located in a towering late Gothic revival building – apocryphally described by locals as the first million-dollar high school west of the Mississippi River — Topeka High School, situated just four blocks from the Statehouse, is the pride of Kansas’ capital city. Show More Summary

Waitress Tells Brownback to Tip the Schools, Not Her

Instead of waiting for a tip, a Kansas waitress gave the governor of her state one of her own. "Tip the schools," Chloe Hough wrote on the receipt she handed to Gov. Sam Brownback (R) Saturday night, making a big X through the tip line and offering her words of advice instead. Show More Summary

Waitress Refuses Tip From Kansas Governor: ‘Tip The Schools Instead’

A Kansas waitress refused to take a tip from budget-slashing Governor Sam Brownback. Chloe Hough took a picture of the receipt and posted it to her Facebook page under the heading “MIC DROP.” According to Hough, she had already given notice at Boss Hawg’s Barbeque in Topeka when the governor came into the restaurant with [...]

Hero Waitress Tells Kansas Gov. Brownback Exactly Where To Shove His Tip (Into Schools, Duh)

Here’s today’s dose of Nice Time Sticking It To The Man: A Kansas waitress used her last day at work to send a little message to Gov. Sam Brownback, telling him that instead of giving her a tip, it would be much nicer if he could actually fund the state’s schools instead. Show More Summary

Kansas Governor: ‘Tip The Schools’ Waitress Writes On Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s Check

Kansas governor Sam Brownback might have wanted to tip a waitress after a recent meal, but she requested that he give his money to the school system. According to People Magazine, Chloe Hough crossed off the “tip” section on Brownback’s check, and wrote “tip the schools” to the side. Show More Summary

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