Tag: Gov. Sam Brownback

Governor’s task force will examine school finance

Danedri Thompson [email protected] There’s a new task force in Kansas, and its goal is to get more funding into public school classrooms. Gov. Sam Brownback announced the formation of his School Efficiency Task Force...

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Commissioner calls on governor to address DMV registration ‘fiasco’

Mark Taylor [email protected] Johnson County Commissioner Jim Allen, 2nd District, wants Gov. Sam Brownback to take ownership of the state’s failed motor vehicle computer registration upgrade. Allen said during the...

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Kansas milk, beef supply safe

A confirmed case of mad cow disease in a California dairy cow should not be a cause for alarm in Kansas, according to Gov. Sam Brownback. He joined the Kansas Agriculture Secretary Dale Rodman in asking Kansans to continue...

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KanCare activists rally for developmentally disabled

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Between 40 and 50 Johnson County developmental disability advocates  will rally in Topeka April 25. They hoped to garner support for a budget provision that would carve the...

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Officials assess tornado damage

Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, and Sedgwick County Commissioner Dave Unruh assess tornado damage in Wichita on April 16. The National Weather Service estimates the tornado that hit Wichita on April 14 was an EF-3 with maximum wind...

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Brownback has beef with pink slime naysayers

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

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School funding proposals to be discussed at meeting

Danedri Thompson [email protected] It’s way too early to tell how Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan to rework the state’s school funding formula will change local school revenues. “I understand they’re trying to simplify the...

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