Brownback

August 18, 2017 - 4:54 am
Gov. Sam Brownback has announced pay raises at state prisons in the wake of inmate disturbances that have drawn public attention to staff shortages. Uniformed officers across the state would receive about a 5 percent raise. Officers at El Dorado Correctional Facility will see raises of about 10...
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June 16, 2017 - 4:31 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has allowed a bill designed to keep concealed guns out of public hospitals and mental health centers to become law without his signature. The governor acted Thursday and broke with gun-rights allies. The new law allows a permanent ban on concealed guns...
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June 15, 2017 - 8:20 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Gun-rights advocates and Kansas hospital administrators will learn soon whether public health facilities will have to upgrade security to keep out concealed weapons. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback had to act Thursday on a bill designed to allow state hospitals, other public...
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June 07, 2017 - 4:37 am
Kansas legislators have voted to override Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a bill that would repeal or roll back past income tax cuts he has championed. The House voted 88-31 Tuesday night to overturn Brownback's veto of a bill that will increase income taxes to fix the state budget and...
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March 24, 2017 - 7:39 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback are backing a contested health care overhaul proposed in the U.S. House. The two joined six other Republican governors in a Thursday letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan...
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