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House Acts on Governor’s Spending Cuts

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The Kansas House of Representatives this week passed an amended series of state spending cuts proposed by Governor Sam Brownback. The plan calls for a 2% reduction in base state aid to schools and 7.5% pay cuts for legislators, some government executives, and some university employees. The budget proposal which now goes to the Senate, provides for cutting taxpayer-provided state ... Read More »

State Election Spending Scorecard

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Here’s a quick scorecard tracking the spending at the state level in the upcoming Kansas elections. And the winner is… Kansas Senator Sam Brownback, the Republican Nominee for Governor. Brownback has spent $2.3-million to Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Tom Holland’s $574,000. The Democrats however, don’t lag behind in the 3-other state races. As of late last week, incumbent Democratic Attorney General ... Read More »