Saturday, October 13, 2012

Kansas Reactionary News Round-Up, 13 Oct. 2012

Emails show personnel clash before Brownlee stepped aside as Kansas labor ...
Kansas City Star
Sam Brownback's top computer systems administrator over a personnel issue just weeks before abruptly leaving her post as Kansas labor secretary, internal emails show. Since Brownlee's departure last month, the Olathe woman and Brownback's office ...
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Kansas official seeks to reassure panel on Medicaid
Kansas City Star
Sam Brownback's administration is trying to reassure Kansas legislators that Medicaid participants won't suffer if the federal government delays an overhaul of the program. State Division of Health Care Finance Director Kari Bruffett said Wednesday ...
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Brownback not ruling out maintaining state's higher sales tax rate
Wichita Business Journal
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback acknowledged Wednesday that the state is likely to see a temporary dip in revenues as a result of a new tax policy that, starting in 2013, lowers income tax rates and eliminates state tax on non-wage business income for ...
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Paul Ryan And The Rise Of Congressional Underclass
GQ Magazine (blog)
... moonlighting as a waiter at Capitol Hill's Tortilla Coast and a trainer at the Washington Sports Club as he devoured a modern canon of supply side economics, then speech writing for Jack Kemp and handling legislation for Sam Brownback, is something ...
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School board association names own efficiency panel
Lawrence Journal World
Sam Brownback's school efficiency task force, which includes no school employees, the Kansas Association of School Boards announced Wednesday the formation of an efficiency committee made up entirely of school employees and board members.
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Top Morning News 10/11/12
Governor Sam Brownback says extending a temporary sales tax increase to help balance the state budget is a possibility. In 2010, lawmakers passed a 1 percent sales tax to help the state get through the recession, but it was set to expire after three years.
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