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Case Made Against Kansas Workers Compensation Reform

Colin Curtis | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics
Colin Curtis

As if the Kansas workers compensation law does not already work hardship on injured workers and their families, Kansas Secretary of Labor Lana Gordon,...

John Celock

Anti-Union Legislation Moves Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

The Republican-dominated Kansas House of Representatives gave preliminary passage to a contentious anti-union billon Wednesday, overcoming opposition ...

John Celock

Bill That Some Say Threatens Unions Advances

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Legislation that the chief lobbyist for the Kansas Chamber of Commerce said would help abolish public employee unions easily passed a state House of R...

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Lobbyist Wants Bill To 'Get Rid Of' Unions

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chief lobbyist for the Kansas Chamber of Commerce told state legislators Wednesday that he wants to see them pass a bill to end auto...

John Celock

GOP Gov Declares He's 'Not Beholden' To Special Interests

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) used his State of the State address Tuesday evening to push to eliminate the state income tax and to call for overhaulin...

John Celock

GOP Leader Says Party Needs To 'Be More Tolerant'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The leader of Kansas' moderate Republican faction says that the GOP nationally needs to be more open to moderates, along with embracing ...

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Lawmakers Celebrate Bipartisanship

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's state legislators concluded their fall forum here Friday by praising bipartisanship through a tribute to their former leade...

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Business Group's Mailers Link State Democrats To Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Kansas business group is characterizing local Democrats in state legislative races as President Barack Obama's closest allies in mail ...

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Moderates Say Koch Brothers 'Ultraconservative Utopia' To Blame

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- The leader of Kansas' moderate Republicans said three weeks of attack ads from conservative groups, including those with ties to the Koch b...

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Koch-Backed Candidates Win Big

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

Conservative Republicans appeared to have won control of the Kansas state Senate in Tuesday's primary elections, settling the bitter civil war that ha...

Koch-Backed Candidate's Un-'Happy Meal'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

An Americans for Prosperity-backed candidate for the Kansas state Senate is being accused of violating McDonald's copyright over use of the term "Happ...

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GOP Lawmakers Writing Labor Bill, Called 'Ridiculous' By Opponent

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

Kansas lawmakers are in the process of drafting a sweeping overhaul of the state's labor laws that opponents fear could hurt all non-white collar work...