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Faced with Crisis, Brownback Reconsiders Obamacare

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) suggested Wednesday that he might consider proposals to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, provided the Legislature can identify a way to pay for it. "I've been pushing that anything we do on...Show More Summary

Sam Brownback may turn to socialism to save Kansas from his supply-side budget fiasco

Governor's conservative economic experiment may end in Kansas acquiescing to Obamacare's Medicaid expansion

Wallow In The Irony

The fiscal mess Sam Brownback created in Kansas with his tax cuts is now forcing him to accept the prospect of Medicaid expansion under Obamacare. It's not a done deal yet, but the handwriting is all over the wall.

Confirmation Hearings Begin Today for Kansas Court of Appeals Nominee, a Lawyer with Ties to Christian Right Group

Because Kansas isn't screwed up enough yet, check out Gov. Sam Brownback's latest nominee to the state Court of Appeals, Kathryn Gardner (below):

These 2 Things Cut Crime, Prison Recidivism Rates in Half, Says Criminal Justice 'Champion' Gov. Sam Brownback

Appearing as a guest speaker on a criminal justice reform panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, Kansas Republican Gov. Sam Brownback explained how Kansas' provision of mental healthcare and private mentors for its prisoners have played a significant role in cutting the state's prison system recidivism rate in half.

We Have a Winner! Scott Walker Is the Worst Governor in America

With a list of horrible governors across the country, including Sam Brownback (Kan.), Chris Christie (N.J.), Nikki Haley (S.C.), Bobby Jindal (La.), John Kasich (Ohio), Paul LePage (Maine), Rick Snyder (Mich.) and Rick Scott (Fla.), and up-and-comers like Asa Hutchinson (Ark.) and Bruce Rauner (Ill.), it's hard to imagine how Gov. Show More Summary

If Kansas Jumped Off A Bridge, Would Other States Do It Too? Apparently Yes!

You may be familiar with the state of Kansas, where Governor Sam Brownback and the ruling GOP have conducted what Brownback has called a “great experiment” in conservative economics. They’ve radically slashed income taxes, especially...Show More Summary

Gene Robinson: Brownback Wants To Fire Gays In Kansas State Government

Sam Brownback’s order could result in gays losing their jobs in Kansas. Governor Brownback’s predecessor, Kathleen Sibelius, had put into place basic job protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Kansans who worked for the state, prohibiting a Kansas state employee from being fired due to his/her sexual orientation or gender identity. Governor Brownback has [...]

Brownback Joins CPAC 2015 Roster

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Mere days after he rescinded employment protections for LGBT state workers, the organizers of CPAC have hustled to add Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to their speakers roster.

KANSAS: Hundreds Protest Brownback

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Hundreds of Kansans protested against Gov. Sam Brownback today in a rally held at the state capitol building. From the Topeka Capitol-Journal: Organizers in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community arranged the protest on short notice after Gov. Show More Summary

Republican Governance in 2015: Gay-Bashing to Cover Up Your Rank Incompetence

Shorter Sam Brownback: “OK, maybe my Laffernomics was an unmitigated disaster.  Don’t worry, it will mostly be the gays who end up unemployed.”

Will Sam Brownback’s Sin Taxes Send Smokers Scrambling Across the Border?

Wants the Kansas Legislature to triple the tax on cigarettes and hike the tax on liquor.

The Kansas Economy Sucks, So Let's Do a Little Gay Bashing to Distract Everyone

Michael Hiltzik reports on Kansas governor Sam Brownback's move this week to revive the culture wars: Brownback's latest stunt is to abolish state employees' protections against job discrimination based on sexual orientation. In an executive...Show More Summary

A preview of what’s to come? How Kansas’ rollback of LGBT rights could happen nationwide

As Sam Brownback reverses progress in Kansas, there's reason to fear the right-wing backlash won't stop there

Holy Sam Brownback Rescinds Legal Protections For LGBT Kansans

Gov. Sam Brownback, World's Worst Governor™, is really a shameless, pandering, religious nut. (Funny, how often those traits all go together.) Imagine: This nut job just removed legal protections for the LGBT residents of his state! In...Show More Summary

Sam Brownback Ends LGBT Workplace Protections In Kansas, Rights Groups Outraged

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed an executive order to end protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity for state employees, outraging the LGBT community. In the state of Kansas, state employees...Show More Summary

Brownback Removes LGBT Protections in Kansas

With a swipe of his pen, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback wiped out protections offered to state employees facing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Brownback, a Republican, issued the executive order Tuesday, doing away with an order enacted by his predecessor, former Gov. Show More Summary

Kansas Governor Does Away With LGBT Protections

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) signed an executive order Tuesday that rescinded discrimination protections for state employees based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Image: Shutterstock The post Kansas Governor Does Away With LGBT Protections appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Umm… Did Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Just Remove Non-Discrimination Protections For LGBT State Employees???

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Oh and women can no longer vote! … is what we expect Kansas Governor Sam Brownback might say next after pulling something like this. He rescinded an executive order that protected state employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. [ Related: Same-Sex Marriage Ruled LEGAL In Alabama! ] This man literally undid the good that former [...]

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