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KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsKansas Governor Sam Brownback has appointed Topeka attorney Mark Dodd to serve as Executive Director of the Kansas State Gaming Agency (KSGA). The KSGA oversees the state’s obligations under the tribal-state gaming compacts. “Mark’s...
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is promoting an ambitious plan meant to fight the demographic forces hollowing out the farm belt and protect his state's political clout in Congress. Brownback has called for giving new residents to any county that lost more...
In hopes of helping the air quality, a temporary burn ban has been placed in Sedgwick County, and several other Kansas counties, during the month of April. The Rules and Regulations Subcommittee of the Kansas Legislature approved the temporary ban...
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KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsSam Brownback has been sworn in as Kansas' governor, assuming office with the state facing a big budget shortfall. He took the oath of office Monday in the Kansas House chamber. Among the guests were Sen. Pat Roberts, former Atty. General and Senator...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsGovernor-elect Sam Brownback selects Rob Siedlecki, Jr. as the next Secretary of the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (SRS) and Robert Moser, Jr., M.D. as Secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). "As...
Tags: Politics, Health, Family, Medical Services, Sam Brownback
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - State offices in Topeka and Shawnee County will be closed Tuesday because of a winter storm. Gov. Sam Brownback said in a news release he made the decision after meeting with officials from weather and public safety agencies, including...
Name: Paul Savage Office Sought: Wichita City Council - District 2 Occupation: Publisher of the Wichita Apartment Guide / Real Estate Investor / Wichita Wild football coach / sports talk show host, KGSO 1410 AM President, Wichita Sports Hall of Fame and...
Gov. Sam Brownback has approved three major highway projects. The projects Brownback announced Friday include an estimated $115 million in improvements to U.S. 69 and Interstate 435 interchanges in Overland Park, completion of the four-lane extension...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsGovernor Sam Brownback has signed an executive order to abolish the Kansas Arts Commission and transfer the state agency's responsibilities to the Kansas Historical Society. The Governor then announced the formation of the Kansas Arts Foundation, a...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsKansas Governor Sam Brownback issued an Executive Reorganization Order today that shifts the Kansas Health Policy Authority into the Division of Health Care Finance within the Department of Health and Environment. Governor Brownback said this...
Tags: Kansas, Politics, Health, Medical Services, Regional Authority
The Kansas Legislature is considering a bill that seeks to keep sex offenders away from children. It would bar offenders whose victims were younger than 16 from living within 2,000 feet of a school or licensed day care. The Kansas City Star reported...
Tags: Sex, Justice System, Crime, Law and Justice, Laws
People who drive drunk will face stiffer penalties and will be required to use interlock devices on their vehicles under a bill approved by the Kansas Legislature. The bill passed both chambers with unanimous votes Thursday and awaits Gov. Sam Brownback'...
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