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Governor Brownback issues statement on House Democratic tax plan

Topeka - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today issued the following statement on the House Democratic tax plan: “Today, the House moved forward on the Democratic tax bill that would pummel the pocketbook of middle class families. It drastically hikes taxes retroactively...

Refugees in America and Kansas

Governor Sam Brownback Our government exists to protect its citizens from threats to their rights, threats both foreign and domestic. In pursuit of this priority, President Trump issued an executive order to strengthen the security of America’s refugee resettlement...

Governor Brownback issues statement on Medicaid expansion

Topeka - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today issued the following statement on Medicaid expansion: "Expanding ObamaCare is bad for Kansas. It moves able-bodied adults to the front of the line, ahead of truly vulnerable Kansans. It is not affordable, costing the state...

Governor Brownback issues statement on Senate Leadership Tax Plan

Topeka - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today issued the following statement on the tax plan of Kansas Senate Leadership: "Senator Wagle’s tax plan needlessly harms the real people that serve as the lifeblood of Kansas. It punishes the middle class—teachers, police...

A story of growth

This is a grassroots newsletter sent to Kansans statewide. Sign up to receive these grassroots updates in your inbox.   Fellow Kansans, Job-creators matter. Two out of every three Kansans know first-hand the importance of small businesses—because that’s where they...

Governor Sam Brownback signs first bill of 2017 legislative session

Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today signed into law the first bill the 2017 legislative session. In order to ensure military members have sufficient time to cast ballots in special elections, House Bill 2017 extends the procedural time-frame for holding...

Senate Confirms Governor Sam Brownback’s Cabinet Nominees: Tim Keck for Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services, Joe Norwood for Kansas Department of Corrections, and Richard Carlson for Kansas Department of Transportation

Topeka – The Kansas Senate today approved Governor Sam Brownback’s three cabinet nominees, Tim Keck as Secretary of Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services, Joe Norwood as Secretary of Kansas Department of Corrections and Richard Carlson as Secretary of...

2017 State of the State

  Governor Sam Brownback 2017 State of the State Address January 10th, 2017   Mr. Speaker, Madam President, members of the Kansas Supreme Court, members of the Cabinet, and my personal favorite, the First Lady of Kansas Mary Brownback.   Also here are my...

Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. Announces Humanitarians of the Year

Topeka – Kansas Lieutenant Governor Dr. Jeff Colyer today announced the first annual Humanitarians of the Year recipients as selected by the Kansas Humanitarian Commission. • Dr. Shaker Dakhil from Wichita has spent his life treating cancer patients and started the...

Governor Sam Brownback announces date for State of the State Address

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced he has accepted the invitation of Speaker-elect of the Kansas House of Representatives Ron Ryckman (R-Olathe) to deliver his 2017 State of the State address to the Kansas Legislature at 5:00 p.m. Jan. 10, 2017 in the Hall...

Brownback’s Budget

This is a grassroots newsletter sent to Kansans statewide. Sign up to receive these grassroots updates in your inbox.   Fellow Kansans, The hypocrisy is deafening. You may have recently noticed a peculiar turn in media coverage of Governor Brownback. For the last six...

Human Rights & Kansas Courts

Fellow Kansans, Last Friday—the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade—Kansas was again at the forefront of the battle for life. Respecting the dignity, beauty, and value of every life, Governor Brownback has enacted pro-life legislation each year he’s been in office. For...

Socialism and Reality

Fellow Kansans, During his latest swing through the Midwest, self-avowed socialist Senator Bernie Sanders hurled a trite insult at Governor Brownback. “In Kansas, you’ve got a governor who likes to beat up on the poor,” flung Sanders, making reference to welfare...

Kansas as it really is

Fellow Kansans, While local media are busy reporting the Kansas they choose to see, national economists are reporting Kansas as it really is. A recent piece from Investor’s Business Daily outlines the proposal, execution, and results of Governor Brownback’s tax plan....

Kansas roads rank third in America

Fellow Kansans, Coming as surprise to precisely no one, the Kansas media has largely failed to cover a new national report revealing the exceptional quality of Kansas roads. Why, you ask? Because it didn’t fit into their preconceived, biased narrative. They would much...

Royals and the Royal

Royals and the Royal Fellow Kansans, True or False: the Kansas City Royals baseball team was named after the American Royal Livestock Show. True – the Royals take their name from the American Royal, reflecting the status and importance of an organization that began...

Real and Wonky

Fellow Kansans, It’s time to get real and wonky about taxes. There is plenty of myth, rumor, and misinformation about the tax plan floating through this election charged atmosphere. Foremost amongst them? The Kansas tax plan is failing. Bring in the data. According to...

2013 State of the State

Kansas is a special place 2013 State of the State Delivered by Governor Sam Brownback January 15, 2013 Mr. Speaker, Madam President, Legislators, Justices of the Kansas Supreme Court; Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer and members of my Cabinet; leaders of the Native American...

Governor Sam Brownback orders flags lowered to honor John Glenn

In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, and the proclamation issued today by President Obama, Governor Sam Brownback ordered flags in Kansas to be flown at half-staff beginning immediately through sun-set the day of interment. “John Glenn served his nation as a...

Governor Sam Brownback orders flags lowered for Pearl Harbor Day

In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Governor Sam Brownback today ordered flags in Kansas to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down on Wednesday, Dec. 7 in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. “On this day of remembrance, we honor those who perished in...

Governor Sam Brownback proclaims Nov. 26 “Small Business Saturday”

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has proclaimed Nov. 26 as “Small Business Saturday” in Kansas to highlight the importance of small businesses to the state’s economy. “Shopping locally is a great way to help your neighbors and support your community,” said Governor...

Governor Sam Brownback urges reconciliation

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today issued a proclamation declaring “A Week of Reconciliation,” and issued the following statement: “As we bring in a new holiday season with those we hold dear, let us be ever-mindful of the qualities and ideals that bind us together...

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