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Statehouse Live: Brownback signs budget; vetoes Kansas Arts Commission funding

Topeka? Gov. Sam Brownback on Saturday signed into law the $13.8 billion state budget, and as expected vetoed funding of the Kansas Arts Commission. The budget, approved with only Republican votes in ... read more

Brownback signs budget, uses veto power [Topeka Capital Journal (KS)]

Sam Brownback completed work on a budget ... 13.8 billion by Kansas government in the coming fiscal year and inviting controversy by making dramatic cuts in public school funding and eliminating aid t... read more

Dems blast Haley vetoes on arts, teacher pay raise

Nikki Haley issued some reckless budget vetoes ... Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback deleted funding for his state's art commission in 2011, but lawmakers brought back $700,000 for this budget year. A "Rally ... read more

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What Kansas Lawmakers Did, And Didn’t Do, This Year (Hint: Not Tax Cuts)

Kansas News Service editor Amy Jeffries talks with Statehouse reporters Celia Llopis-Jepsen ... This is the Legislature that voted last year to expand Medicaid and end then-Gov. Sam Brownback’s signat... read more

Statehouse Live: Kansas alone in defunding the arts, national group says

Van Go is one of several local arts organizations that previously received some funding from the Kansas Arts Commission. At right is Emily Moreland, 17. Topeka? A national arts organization on Wednesd... read more

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The senator from Kansas, Senator Brownback ... budget priorities, we've heard comments, but I'm not sure that you were there when I mentioned earlier in the context of vetoes, one of the vetoes I talk... read more

State budget hole grows to more than $1 billion

The Board of Equalization is set to meet Tuesday to certify what lawmakers will have available to appropriate in crafting the fiscal year 2017 budget. Earlier estimates put the hole at $900.3 million. ... read more

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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback: Betting on a bold agenda [The Wichita Eagle]

Sam Brownback is easy to underestimate. Gov. Chris Christie trumps him with guest spots on "Saturday Night Live" and ... attempt to cut arts funding. It compared the arts commission to a tax-eating al... read more

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Primer On GOP Candidates For Kansas Insurance Commissioner

BEVERLY GOSSAGE Beverly Gossage stands out as the only woman among the five Republican candidates for Kansas insurance commissioner ... and Medicaid funding within their borders. In April, Kansas beca... read more

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