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
Governor's conservative economic experiment may end in Kansas acquiescing to Obamacare's Medicaid expansion
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.
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):
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.
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
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
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 [...]
Mere days after he rescinded employment protections for LGBT state workers, the organizers of CPAC have hustled to add Kansas Gov.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.
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
Shorter Sam Brownback: “OK, maybe my Laffernomics was an unmitigated disaster. Don’t worry, it will mostly be the gays who end up unemployed.”
Wants the Kansas Legislature to triple the tax on cigarettes and hike the tax on liquor.
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
As Sam Brownback reverses progress in Kansas, there's reason to fear the right-wing backlash won't stop there
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
He also slams Alabama for bigoted response to same-sex marriage
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
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 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.
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 [...]