State of the State http://kmuw.org en Brownback Outlines Past Accomplishments And Plans For 2014 In State Of The State Address http://kmuw.org/post/brownback-outlines-past-accomplishments-and-plans-2014-state-state-address <p></p><p>Governor Sam Brownback took aim at Kansas courts, referenced state history and touted his administration's accomplishments during the annual State of the State address on Wednesday night.</p><p>Brownback also unveiled some of his legislative priorities as he spoke before members of the legislature.</p><p>The Governor held up what he says are the achievements of his administration over the last three years: building up state financial reserves and balancing the budget during the recession.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:43:22 +0000 Stephen Koranda 28983 at http://kmuw.org Brownback Outlines Past Accomplishments And Plans For 2014 In State Of The State Address Gov Proposes More Tax Cuts In 2013 State Of The State http://kmuw.org/post/gov-proposes-more-tax-cuts-2013-state-state <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov. Sam </span>Brownback<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has laid out his priorities for the legislative session. During a speech Tuesday night, </span>Brownback<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> made proposals dealing with taxes, the budget and more.</span></p><p>Brownback has proposed keeping a temporary sales tax increase on the books. Most of the 1 percent sales tax increase was set to expire later this year, but it would stay under Brownback’s plan.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 12:04:16 +0000 Stephen Koranda 11260 at http://kmuw.org Gov Proposes More Tax Cuts In 2013 State Of The State Top Morning News 01.16.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-011613 <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov. Brownback&nbsp;calls for more tax cuts in his 2013 State of the State address; New group jumps into the Kansas school funding debate; Wichita City Council approves bonds for sports complex.</em></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Proposes More Tax Cuts In 2013 State Of The State</strong></p><p>Gov. Sam Brownback has called for a fresh round of aggressive cuts in the state's income taxes and changes in the state's constitution to rein in the judiciary.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 11:14:50 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 11267 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 01.16.13 Top Morning News 01.15.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-011513 <p><em>Gov. Brownback to deliver State of the State; Education funding ruling may bring constitutional change; Wichita youth to hold town hall meeting on underage drinking.</em></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Brownback To Deliver State Of The State</strong></p><p>Gov. Sam Brownback will outline his 2013 agenda for legislators in his third State of the State address Tuesday.</p><p>Brownback is expected to share his plans for balancing the state budget, which faces a projected shortfall of $267 million.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:04:33 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 11197 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 01.15.13