It is hard to think of a more obvious recent public-policy failure than the tax cuts that Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback championed in 2012. The state has been mired in a perpetual budget crisis ever since the package passed, forcing itsShow More Summary
Top Republican lawmakers in Kansas are working on new proposals for raising income taxes to fix the state budget that include a plan similar to one GOP Gov. Sam Brownback … Click to Continue »
The death of a colleague's son has spurred lawmakers in the often anti-regulation Kansas to toughen the state's inspection requirements for amusement parks. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said he plans … Click to Continue »
Republican Ron Estes will take his seat in Congress Tuesday after Kansas officials certified his victory in the state's special election. Gov. Sam Brownback, state Attorney General Derek Schmidt and … Click to Continue »
Stephen Mnuchin wants you to trust him. He wants you to trust him for $6 trillion dollars. The Tax Policy Center, working with the University of Pennsylvania, estimated that Trump’s proposed tax cuts would reduce revenue by $6.2 trillion over 10 years. Show More Summary
Kansas will use $291 million in internal government borrowing to avoid a deficit in its current budget and pay bills on time through June. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback signed the … Click to Continue »
Kansas grocery and convenience stores will be able to sell regular beer starting in 2019 after a years-long effort to get full-strength brews into the stores. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback … Click to Continue »
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to appoint a new state treasurer after Republican Ron Estes won a special congressional election. Brownback scheduled a Tuesday morning news conference at the … Click to Continue »
If the Republican wins narrowly tonight as expected, it will be less about Donald Trump than about Sam Brownback.
In the latest Morning Consult poll, New Jersey Governor has now become the least popular governor in America, even beating out embittered Sam Brownback of Kansas. In March, the latest Quinnipiac Poll, showed how bad Christie was polling in his home state. Show More Summary
Appreciative parents, legislators and pro-life /pro-family advocates surrounded Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback this morning as he formally signed Simon’s Law. Simon’s Law passed the Kansas Senate 29-9 on March 16 and the House by 121-3 on March 31. The victory culminated a grassroots campaign among families whose children with chromosomal disorders were denied life-saving care. […]
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has endorsed a proposal to use a "flat" personal income tax to raise new revenue to fix the state's serious budget problems. The conservative Republican governor … Click to Continue »
Kansans for Life’s top priority pro-life bill, Simon’s Law, has been sent to a receptive Gov. Sam Brownback for his signature. Kudos goes to the tireless efforts of the Scott and Sheryl Crosier family for launching the grassroots campaign, in their infant son’s name, to enact a law which will save lives and solidify parental […]
Despite phone calls and in-person pleas from constituents, legislators fell three votes shy of the two-thirds majority needed to override Gov. Sam Brownback’s veto.
The Kansas House of Representatives on Monday narrowly failed to overturn Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) veto of legislation that would have expanded Medicaid benefits to thousands of low-income residents of the state. Democrats and moderate...Show More Summary
Lawmakers in Kansas on Monday failed to override Republican Governor Sam Brownback’s veto of a bill expanding eligibility for Medicaid for the poor under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), local media reported. The Kansas House of Representatives voted 81 to 44 in favor of overriding the...
Kansas lawmakers on Monday failed to override Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a bill that would have expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The Kansas House voted 81-44 to override Brownback's veto, three votes short...Show More Summary
Kansas legislators have sustained Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a bill that would have expanded the state's Medicaid program. The House voted 81-44 Monday to override the veto shortly … Click to Continue »
Republicans in Congress and statehouses across the country harbor an antipathy to Medicaid that is impossible to explain, except as hostility to the poor families that are its chief beneficiaries. Sam Brownback, the GOP governor of Kansas, translated ideology into action on Thursday when he vetoed...
Also applicable at the state level! Sam Brownback has a lovely parting gift for the citizens of Kansas. Namely, needless death and suffering so he can keep upper-class tax cuts that have massively failed to deliver the promised economic growth: The train wreck involving the American Health Care Act in the U.S. House last week […]