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Governor Colyer To Address Joint Session Of Legislature Wednesday

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer is expected to outline proposals for making state government more transparent during an address to the Legislature, and lawmakers are hoping he also spells out where he stands on public...

State Revenue Report Raises Legislators Hopes

Kansas collected $165 million in taxes more than expected in January, raising some legislators’ hopes that they’ll have more money than they thought for meeting a court mandate to increase spending on public schools. The...

Colyer To Be Sworn In As Kansas Governor Today

Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer faces a skeptical GOP-controlled Legislature deeply divided over a court mandate to increase state spending on public schools as he prepares to take over as Kansas’ next governor later tody. Colyer,...

Brownback Confirmed As Ambassador at Large For International Religious Freedom

The U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Gov. Sam Brownback to a diplomatic post to promote religious freedom, on Wednesday, with GOP leaders needing the help of Vice President Mike Pence to break a deadlock over...

Vote On Brownback Ambassador Nomination Expected This Week

The U.S. Senate is moving toward a vote on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s nomination for an ambassador’s post. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed a motion on Monday to cut off debate on President Donald...
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