Government of Kansas

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January 02, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday announced he has accepted the invitation of House Speaker Ron Ryckman to deliver the State of the State address to a joint session of the legislature in the House of Representatives chamber at 5 p.m., Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The speech will include his response...
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December 06, 2017 - 10:22 am
Sam Brownback remains the governor of Kansas while he awaits U.S. Senate confirmation to take an ambassador post in the administration of President Donald Trump. But he has allowed fellow Republican Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer to make major decisions for the administration, leading to an awkward situation...
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November 22, 2017 - 6:34 pm
Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer is taking the lead on writing a state budget proposal to submit to legislators when they return to Topeka in January as Gov. Sam Brownback prepares to leave office for a diplomatic post. A U.S. Senate committee has approved President Donald Trump's nomination of...
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November 18, 2017 - 11:39 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers from across the political spectrum say they'll push to fix the state's culture of secrecy after a newspaper highlighted alarming levels of opacity in state and local government. The Kansas City Star reports that Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer pledged last week to address...
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July 28, 2017 - 11:58 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Jeff Colyer has been a loyal lieutenant governor to GOP Gov. Sam Brownback since 2011 and is preparing to become Kansas governor after nearly a decade of helping fellow conservative Republicans shape health care policy. Colyer is a plastic surgeon who squeezed in international...
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July 27, 2017 - 5:21 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Jeff Colyer has been a loyal lieutenant governor to GOP Gov. Sam Brownback since 2011 and is preparing to become Kansas governor after nearly a decade of helping fellow conservative Republicans shape health care policy. Colyer is a plastic surgeon who participated in...
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