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Sam Brownback, Obamacare’s newest patient: Why Kansas is undergoing a revolution

Sam Brownback's radically conservative tax policy created a budget crisis, and the ACA is helping to bail him out

Wingnuts’ tax reckoning: Why Sam Brownback’s job is about to get really miserable

The GOP governor faces a choice: Raise taxes or slash services and further wreck the state?

Oh How The Mighty Fiscal Conservatives Have Fallen

In his latest effort to plug the fiscal hole created by his mega-tax-cutting debacle Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has been reduced to drawing down Obamacare funds to balance his state's budget.

Kansas Program to Drug Test Welfare Applicants Fails to Test Many Applicants

A Kansas program designed to test welfare applicants for drug use—supported by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, who is known for boasting over enrollment cuts to the state's program for low-income families—has resulted in only 20 drugShow More Summary

Gov. Sam Brownback Undergoes a Post-Election Conversion on the Kansas Budget

Since we are on the subject of False Witnesses this morning, the Governor of Kansas has apparently had an epiphany. In October, Brownback dismissed concerns that folks like Goossen raised. "They're just trying to paint a Chicken Little sky is falling situation, which is not true," Brownback said late in the...

Paul Ryan’s “reality” problem: Why his justification of ruinous supply-side tax policies is warped

Ryan and Sam Brownback see the future of tax policy in "dynamic scoring" -- and that should worry the rest of us

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback: State Won't Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

4 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

As same-sex couples wed in about a quarter of the state's counties, Gov. Sam Brownback is determined to block marriage equality. read more

Kansas Gov.: State Won't Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

As same-sex couples wed in about a quarter of the state's counties, Gov. Sam Brownback is determined to block marriage equality. read more

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Refusing to Grant Marriage Rights to Gay Couples

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Despite marriage equality having already commenced in many counties in Kansas, GOP state officials are continuing to drag their heels in defiance, with Governor Sam Brownback announcing today that he will not allow any state recognition of same-sex unions. NPR...

Brian Brown's focus on Kansas, Gov. Brownback shows how much of a political game this is for him

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

In a National Review Online commentary, Brian Brown, president of he deeply debt-ridden National Organization For Marriage, repeats his call for conservative Kansas governor Sam Brownback to just up and ignore court rulings, and stop same-sex couples from marrying in...

Kansas Find Out they’re Screwed After Brownback Reelection

The news came, conveniently for Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, a week after he was reelected. His state has a $1 billion shortfall. The estimates also said the state will use up $380 million in reserves and still have to cut another $280 million for fiscal year 2015 to balance the state’s current budget. In addition, [...]

Brian Brown Has The Kansas Super Sadz

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"We call on Governor Sam Brownback to reject the idea that Kansas must abandon marriage because out of control federal judges say so. We urge Governor Brownback to use his authority to order local clerks to refuse to issue marriage licenses...Show More Summary

You Get What You Pay For

Sam Brownback once did something I thought was cool. He was part of a debate at St. Anselm's College during his brief run at the 2008 Republican presidential nomination and, as part of his answer, he quoted...St. Anselm. I thought that was pretty all...

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Vows to Continue Defending State's Gay Marriage Ban Despite SCOTUS Ruling

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Despite the Supreme Court denying Kansas' request for a stay on a lower court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban yesterday, Governor Sam Brownback has said he will continue defending the state's ban, the Associated Press reports: After...

KANSAS: Gov. Sam Brownback Vows To Keeping Fighting Gay Marriage

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Associated Press: Gov. Sam Brownback isn’t giving up on defending the state’s gay-marriage ban despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for same-sex marriages in his state. The court on Wednesday denied the state’s request to prevent gay and lesbian couples from marrying while Kansas fights the issue in court. Show More Summary

Kansas Gov. Brownback Now Faces the Hard Part

Less than a week after being re-elected, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback got a stark look at the fiscal challenges of his second term.

Update from Brownbackistan: New numbers show Kansas’ budget woes are even worse than initially realized

One week after Kansas narrowly re-elected right-wing Gov. Sam Brownback, the state's outlook worsens

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback somehow survives his failed economic experiment

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The 2014 midterm elections were full of surprises, mostly bad for the Democratic Party. Many Democratic candidates were defeated in races where the polls showed them with small but consistent leads. Chief among those races where Democrats snatched defeat from the jaws of victory was the Kansas...

Pat Roberts and Sam Brownback Won in Kansas Thanks to Pro-Life Voters

All eyes turned to “reliably red” Kansas in October for reasons no pro-lifer wanted. Polls indicated the campaigns of both our pro-life U.S. Senator Pat Roberts and our pro-life Governor Sam Brownback were surprisingly struggling. Already active, pro-lifers brought their far-flung efforts to a whole new level, determined to turn that around. Last night those […]

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