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John Celock

GOP Lawmakers Approve Tax Plan After Contentious Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature approved a permanent sales tax hike in the early morning hours Sunday, as part of a plan to replace the s...

John Celock

GOP Infighting Stales Republican Gov.'s Tax Hike Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

Republican Party infighting over the size of the state sales tax has led to gridlock in the Kansas Legislature as lawmakers continue in overtime. ...

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...

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...

New GOP Governor Makes Hard Right Turn

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. — For decades in Kansas, a delicate political balance kept the state on a moderate path even as other states in the region turned t...