Kansas’ welfare law that was just signed by Governor Sam Brownback bans cruise vacations, tattoos, swimming, movie theaters, and more for anyone who receives government assistance from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Show More Summary
Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill into law Thursday that will severely limit how low-income people can spend state welfare benefits. Image: Sam Brownback/ Youtube The post Kansas Governor Takes ‘Punitive’ Action Against State Welfare Recipients appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Welfare queens of Kansas, we are very sorry, for your worst nightmares have come true. Your governor, Sam Brownback, has signed HB 2256, which, as we reported earlier in April, makes all the changes to welfare everybody wants, but is too shy to ask for. Show More Summary
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill Thursday instructing poor families about what they can’t spend their state cash assistance on. Click to Continue »
@TBPInvictus When pushing his tax cuts for Kansas in July 2012, Senator Sam Brownback wrote: “Our new pro-growth tax policy will be like a shot of adrenaline into the heart of the Kansas economy.” Art Laffer and Stephen Moore wrote that “many states like Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma are seriously considering abolishing their income taxes...Read More
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) will sign legislation banning poor people from spending welfare dollars on cruise ships and in other unsavory venues, the governor's office announced Wednesday. A press release from Brownback's office said...Show More Summary
Daily Show host Jon Stewart slammed Kansas as the true “welfare queen” in a cutting segment highlighting some of the Midwestern state’s newest proposals. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback recently signed a bill into law that will remove the current eight-hour training course required for gun-owners in the Sunflower State. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart tore into Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) on Thursday’s Daily Show for tightening restrictions on welfare recipients while going so far on lifting gun ownership regulations as to worry some gun owners. Stewart pointed out that for every $1 Kansas adds to the federal economy, it...
Remember Sam Brownback? You know, the Kansas governor whose fiscal policies were so disastrous that he barely won re-election in one of the reddest states in one of the reddest...
Surge in pro-life legislation in states enters fifth year. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback this week signed a first-in-the-nation law that prohibits dismembering the body of an unborn child during an abortion. “Dismemberment abortion kills...Show More Summary
The state's budget problems didn't go away after Governor Sam Brownback's reelection—they got worse. Will the lesson of tax-cuts-gone-awry give Republicans candidate pause in 2016?
Kansas became the first state to sharply restrict second-trimester abortions on Tuesday, opening another front in the battle between anti-abortion and pro-choice activists at the state level. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, a strong opponent...Show More Summary
Sure, Kansas is going right down the toilet because Gov. Sam Brownback’s magic tax cuts have failed to fix the state’s big ol’ budget hole. But that doesn’t mean Gov. Blows A Lot couldn’t find time this week to sign a shiny new anti-abortion bill into law. Show More Summary
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed a bill into law last night that will ban intact dilation and evacuation, the most commonly used second trimester abortion method. The law, which was written by the National Right to Life Committee, is effective July 1. Brownback signed the measure in a private ceremony, surrounded by NRLC members and pictures of fetuses. Read more...
Brownback is using a draconian abortion ban to distract from his state's real troubles. Will it work?
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (R) signed into law yesterday a bill that would ban the use of the dilation and extraction (D&E) abortion technique...
Yesterday, Kansas became the first state to ban the most common procedure for a second-trimester abortion. A bill signed into law by Gov. Sam Brownback, a Republican and longtime abortion opponent, outlaws what it calls “dismemberment abortion,” defined in part as “knowingly dismembering a living unborn child and extracting such unborn child one piece at […]
Yesterday, Governor Sam Brownback signed a new law that bans the most common type of second-trimester abortion procedure--which also happens to be the safest type. More » Kansas Beats Indiana In Race For ‘Worst State’ By Banning Common Abortion Procedure is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
The Kansas legislature has sent a bill to Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) desk that limits welfare recipients to withdrawing just $25 a day from their benefits and enacts a range of other restrictions. Those restrictions include a provision preventing recipients from using benefits on cruise ships. Show More Summary