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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Sweeping changes in the Kansas tax code take effect Tuesday, when new rates for individual income taxpayers take effect. The laws were approved by the Legislature in May and signed by GOP Gov. Sam Brownback. They are part of the...
Tags: Taxation, State Income Tax, Personal Income, Politics
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe country didn't go over the so-called 'fiscal cliff', but your paycheck will still be smaller starting in a couple of weeks. That's because the payroll tax holiday is expiring. Congress lowered the amount workers pay in Social Security payroll tax in...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says federal officials have granted the state permission to overhaul its Medicaid program. The decision by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was announced Friday. It allows Kansas to turn...
The Religion WorldFaith in Public Life put together an election analysis based on exit polling and the political context that’s developed over the course of the year: Ballot initiatives In Florida and California, faith-based community organizing groups mounted...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsHaving a Republican majority in the Kansas State House and the State Senate is nothing new, but this year something might change about that majority. "This is taking a turn in a new direction that doesn't happen very often," explains political science...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas regulators on Friday revoked the medical license of a doctor accused of performing inadequate mental health exams on young patients she then referred to the late Dr. George Tiller for late-term abortions. The State...
Tags: George Tiller, Science, Lawyers, Health Insurance, Mental Health
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsPaul Ryan may be from Wisconsin, but he has a connection to Kansas. From 1995 to 1997 Ryan was a top aide to then-Senator Sam Brownback. Ryan was Brownback's protege, serving as his legislative director before running for Congress himself in 1998....
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KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe heat and dry conditions don’t seem to be letting up anytime soon leaving anyone who uses water with a big problem. To get a firsthand look at some of the most drought-stricken areas in the state Governor Sam Brownback is trekking around on...
Tags: Regional Authority, Government, Droughts, Politics, Weather
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's office says his office's website will be one of 11 state government sites that will be offline for maintenance most of Sunday. The governor's office says the outages will start at 5:30 a.m. CST Sunday...
Tags: Government, Politics
On the day that the Howard County school board apologized for the system's treatment of African-American students during segregation, Dottie Cook thought back to her middle school days, when she received a hand-me-down education that included tattered...
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