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Kansas Gov Sam Brownback

Brownback Faces Blowback On Tax Cuts, Trails Dem Challenger In New Poll

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) is feeling some heat over his support for income tax cuts that have resulted in dramatic revenue decreases and budget sh...

Literacy By Third-Grade A Renewed Priority For Many States

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Flunked, retained, held back. Whatever you call it, increasing numbers of states are not promoting students who are struggling to...

John Celock

Kansas Lawmakers Have It Both Ways, Vote To Ban State Worker Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

The day after a Kansas legislative committee adopted an amendment to protect accreditation of the OBGYN residency program at the University of Kansas ...

John Celock

GOP Governor Likely To Sign Sweeping Abortion Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) indicated that he is likely to sign the state's sweeping anti-abortion bill, which includes a provision th...

John Celock

Dems Say Of GOP Immigration Proposals: 'It Is The Greatest Deal Of Hypocrisy'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

Democrats in Kansas are describing new proposals to recruit undocumented workers for the state's agriculture industry as "hypocrisy" and "profiteering...

GOP Governor Apologizes To Teen For 'Overreaction' To Tweet

Posted 01.28.2012 | Education

In an unexpected turn of events, the Kansas governor who was the subject of a disparaging tweet is apologizing to the teen who sent the message. In...

School Backs Down In Punishment For Teen's Disparaging Tweet About GOP Governor

AP | JOHN MILBURN and BILL DRAPER | Posted 01.28.2012 | Education

TOPEKA, Kan. — When a high school senior tweeted that Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback "sucked," among other invectives, reaction at the state Capitol ...

Tweet Troubles: Student Declines To Apologize To Governor

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 01.27.2012 | Education

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas teenager who wrote a disparaging tweet about Gov. Sam Brownback said Sunday that she is rejecting her high school pr...