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Judge Blocks Kansas' Attempt To Cut Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics

July 5 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's efforts to remove Planned Parenthood, a U.S. women's healthcare ...

Transgender State Legislator: Not This Time

Stephanie Mott | Posted 11.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

Perhaps the most important thing I set out to do was to give a few young people, who happen to be transgender, some hope that they could live authentically and make it in this world.

Damn, Sam: Reaction of a Kansas Activist

Stephanie Mott | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

He does not speak for Kansas. He does not speak for God. Hate is not a Christian value. Hate is not a Kansas value. Hate is not an American value. The greatest possible gift I can give to this world is to be my true, authentic self. Sam Brownback has no power to change that.

Kansas Governor's Tax Plan Hits Impoverished The Hardest

Kansas City Star | Brad Cooper | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

The numbers paint a stark picture of the haves and have-nots in Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's new tax plan. More than a half million tax filers -- ea...

Sam Brownback May Get The 'Santorum' Treatment

Roll Call | Neda Semnani | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

Now Brownback faces the wrath of the Twitterverse, including this tweet from @MildlyRelevant: “Gov. Brownback’s office tattled on a high school gi...

Breathtaking Republican Hypocrisy on Medicare

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To be sure, Republicans have always been against the concept of Medicare. But hypocrisy entered into the discourse last year, when they attempted to position themselves as the ones who were going to "save Medicare."

Under Brownback, Kansas Will Be Only State Without Arts Commission

Sarah Smarsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Sarah Smarsh

It's the people of Kansas who will suffer, as programs fostering artistic expression go the way of the dinosaur (and other now-fossilized life forms that vex folks like Brownback).

Brownback/Campbell Keeps Auto Lending Competitive

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Grant Cardone

So why is the Obama administration trying to include auto dealers in their finance reform? Is it to make the a handful of banks even more powerful?

RES Hangs on Two B's -- Bayh and Brownback

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jack Hidary

Senate leaders are dashing around to get one last yes vote for the Renewable Electricity Standard. The RES would be the first nationwide commitment to a minimum of solar, wind and geothermal energy.