Tag: Brownback

Mediation fails in school funding lawsuit

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Attempts to resolve a school funding lawsuit against the state of Kansas fell short last week. According to a mediation status report filed by the parties May 1, mediation “was...

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House passes tax plan using rare parliamentary procedure

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Gov. Sam Brownback said he will sign a tax-cutting budget he says will add jobs, but opponents warn it will result in a $270 million deficit by 2014. “It will create tens of thousands...

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Officials to tour storm-damaged areas

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Emergency and state officials are touring sites hit by 97 tornadoes that swept through Kansas this weekend. The Kansas Division of Emergency Management is reporting there were no deaths...

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Brownback urges stores to continue selling beef that contains 'pink slime'

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Gov. Sam Brownback may have a beef with signs posted in the local grocery store. The signs alert customers that the store’s beef does not contain an additive called “pink slime,” also...

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Brownback wants toll road to help pay for intermodal infrastructure

Mark Taylor [email protected] Gov. Sam Brownback wants a toll road to help pay for infrastructure development in the intermodal area. Brownback, keynote speaker at the Southwest Johnson County Economic Development...

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Brownback selects Colyer for running mate in governor's bid

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Sen. Sam Brownback, candidate for Kansas Governor, made...

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