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Topic - Sam Brownback
Kansas officials projected Thursday that the state will collect nearly $178 million more in revenues than previously thought through June 2015, brightening its short-term budget picture.
Kansas will require health insurance companies to cover services for hundreds of children with autism starting next year under a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Sam Brownback after a six-year fight by lawmakers and parents for at least a limited mandate.
The Wichita Eagle, April 11
Republican Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and several health care organizations urged Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday to veto legislation that would allow Kansas to join a multistate health care compact.
Gov. Sam Brownback is going on the road to meet with Kansas college students and administrators about recent decisions on funding for higher education.
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is all but certain to resist pressure to veto a proposal that would end tenure for public school teachers, approved by the Legislature as part of a court-mandated education funding plan.
A top Kansas Republican sought Wednesday to quell criticism of a proposal to eliminate tenure for public school teachers approved by the Legislature as part of a court-mandated school funding plan, suggesting the anti-tenure measure is not as harsh as portrayed.
Leaders of the largest Kansas teachers' union vowed Tuesday to fight through November's elections against the Legislature's vote to eliminate tenure.
Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill that he says will save Kansas employers about $42 million by adjusting their payments to the fund that pays benefits to unemployed workers.
The flying pteranodon (tuh-RAN'-uh-dawn) and the sea-roaming tylosaurus are now the official fossils of Kansas.
The Kansas Legislature on Sunday narrowly backed a plan that would boost funding to poor school districts while eliminating tenure for teachers.
The Kansas House on Friday approved a bill boosting aid to poor Kansas school districts, pivoting quickly to begin negotiations with the Senate to complete work to satisfy a state Supreme Court order.
A bill that would bring Kansas into a compact with other states hoping to become exempt from the federal health care overhaul won final legislative approval Friday night.
Gov. Sam Brownback says a school funding bill before the Kansas House is a good plan for meeting a state Supreme Court mandate to boost aid to poor school districts.
A Kansas proposal seen by the National Rifle Association as a model for stripping cities and counties of the power to regulate firearms and nullify existing local gun ordinances is on track to clear the state Legislature quickly after the Senate approved it Wednesday.
A top Brownback aide said the new projections show the governor's economic policies are working, while House Minority Leader Paul Davis, a Lawrence Democrat challenging Brownback's re-election this year, said the economy remains stagnant.
"As a parent, your life is however your child's life is going," Brownback, a father of five, told the audience before signing the bill.