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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 Kansas Budget, Blasts Spending Levels

Sam Brownback denounced the level of spending in the Kansas budget, but he still chose to sign the bill into law over the weekend ... veto power to strike down two parts of the bill. His vetoes do not ... 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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