Brownback

Dreamstime
January 03, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Governor Sam Brownback on Wednesday approved an executive order temporarily lifting regulations that restrict the hours semi-trucks hauling propane can operate. This action ensures that residential and agricultural users have access to fuel during the bitter cold that has settled over Kansas and...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 1:38 pm
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback argues as he prepares to leave office that his experiment in aggressive tax-cutting pioneered a national debate over helping small business owners. He said during a year-end interview with The Associated Press that what Kansas did on taxes influenced Congress and other...
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Dreamstime
November 15, 2017 - 8:37 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Three Kansas media organizations have dropped a lawsuit against Gov. Sam Brownback over his office's refusal to release records related to a state magistrate judge's appointment. The Associated Press, Hutchinson News and Kansas Press Association last week submitted an agreement...
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Dreamstime
November 06, 2017 - 3:28 pm
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down beginning immediately and continuing through Thursday, November 9 to honor the victims of the mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. "The shooting is a horrific act of evil...
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USA TODAY
Steve McIntosh
September 12, 2017 - 9:55 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Kansas Governor Brownback tells KNSS News he's looking forward to his new job ... Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom. He says "it's really trying to get more religious freedom around the world, which is a basic concept for human rights". And as the world...
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Dreamstime
June 24, 2017 - 7:39 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill that will delay enforcement of part of a new law that toughens regulations for amusement park rides. The measure signed Friday calls for stricter inspection requirements and more oversight of rides and still will take effect July 1...
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Dreamstime
May 23, 2017 - 8:12 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators have said "cheers" to allowing cities to designate districts where people can move among bars, restaurants and entertainment venues with libations in hand. The House approved a bill Tuesday on a 97-22 vote. The Senate passed the measure last week, so it goes...
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Dreamstime
April 19, 2017 - 9:37 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - 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 budget bill into law Tuesday. The measure allows the state to avoid short-term cuts in aid to...
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Dreamstime
April 08, 2017 - 3:51 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) – A ceremony was held Friday at the Kansas Statehouse as Gov. Sam Brownback officially signed Joey’s Law. The bill was created in honor of Joey Weber, who was shot and killed by a Hays police officer in August. Joey’s father, John Weber, said it was a step in getting justice for...
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Dreamstime
March 28, 2017 - 9:05 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Legislature has approved an expansion of the state's Medicaid program under the federal Affordable Care Act. The state Senate voted 25-14 on Tuesday for legislation that would expand state health coverage to thousands of poor adults. The House approved it last month...
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