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Governor Brownback signs eight bills into law

Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed the following eight bills into law: Tuesday, March 28, 2017: SB 166 – Exempts Cleveland University-Kansas City from the private and out-of-state postsecondary educational institution act. SB 66 – Reforms state bank...

Governor Sam Brownback signs SB 43 into law

Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today signed Senate Bill 43 into law. This bill amends the law as related to special elections. The Governor has now signed three bills into law this session and vetoed one. By law, the Kansas governor has 10 calendar days to...

Governor Sam Brownback signs executive order to assist fire relief

Clark County – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today signed Executive Order 17-01 to assist fire relief efforts throughout the state. Governor Brownback declared a state of emergency on March 5, and fires have now burned more than 626,000 acres. This ranks as the...

Governor Sam Brownback issues statement on Gannon ruling

Topeka – Governor Sam Brownback today issued the following statement regarding the Kansas Supreme Court’s decision on the Gannon case: “The Kansas Supreme Court correctly observes that our education system has failed to provide a suitable education for the lowest...

Protecting Kansas Workers and Families

Governor Sam Brownback Since the pioneers moved westward across the country and settled this fertile ground, our state has always held a promise for those who came here—that through dedication and hard work your standing in life can improve. One of my primary goals as...

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...

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