Sam Brownback

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January 13, 2018 - 5:46 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback has named an insurance executive to be acting secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The administration announced Friday that Jeff Andersen will oversee environmental management and the state's Medicaid program. The Kansas Senate must...
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Dreamstime
January 11, 2018 - 8:51 pm
The governor is awaiting word on President Trump's nominating him to Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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SIPA USA
January 11, 2018 - 5:47 am
Departing Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is counting on growth in state revenues to pay for his proposal to boost spending on public schools. The budget proposals the term-limited Republican governor released Wednesday stoked an open revolt among GOP lawmakers. They believe they'll be forced to consider...
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January 09, 2018 - 6:01 pm
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback proposed Tuesday that the state phase in a $600 million increase in spending on public schools over five years in hopes of meeting a court mandate, without telling legislators how he would pay for it. The term-limited governor outlined the proposal in his eighth and final...
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John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports
January 08, 2018 - 7:41 pm
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's nomination for an ambassador's post will be resubmitted to the U.S. Senate. The Kansas City Star reports the White House said Monday that Brownback is one of dozens of officials who will be renominated Monday by President Donald Trump. Brownback was first nominated last...
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Dreamstime
January 04, 2018 - 5:15 am
Governor Sam Brownback on Wednesday announced that Bob Murray will fill the role of interim spokesperson throughout the remainder of his time in office. He currently serves as Special Assistant to the Governor and will continue in that position. Murray has worked for Governor Brownback for over 20...
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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
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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Dreamstime
January 02, 2018 - 3:25 pm
Kansas collected $75 million more in taxes than anticipated in December, and state officials said Tuesday the big surplus is tied to how Congress overhauled federal income tax laws. The state Department of Revenue reported that Kansas collected $711 million in taxes last month, when its official...
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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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