Brownback en Debate about Kansas Finances Previews Fall Election <p>A routine financial meeting last week at the Kansas Statehouse turned into a heated exchange between Republican Governor Sam Brownback and some Democratic lawmakers.</p><p>The two sides sparred over the state's financial policies.</p><p>As Stephen Koranda reports, the meeting previewed many of the arguments that are likely to be repeated on the campaign trail this fall.</p><p></p><p>The State Finance Council met for what has become an annual event: The state of Kansas borrows money to help manage cash flow during the year.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:36:53 +0000 Stephen Koranda 36372 at Top Morning News 11.28.12 <p><em>Bob Dole hospitalized for a routine procedure; Karl Rove to speak at ranchers convention in Wichita; Gov. Brownback says he thinks the U.S. will avoid the Fiscal Cliff.</em></p><p><strong>Ex-Sen. Dole Hospitalized For Routine Procedure</strong></p><p>Senator Bob Dole of Kansas has checked himself into Walter Reed Army Medical Center for what his spokesperson, Marion Watkins, described as a routine procedure.</p><p>Watkins says the 89-year-old Dole is "doing very well" and is expected to leave the hospital Wednesday.</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:45:34 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 9106 at Top Morning News 11.28.12 Supporters, Opponents Continue To Tout, Deride Tax Cut <p></p><h3 style="padding: 0px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 6px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">&nbsp;</h3><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(85, 85, 85); line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">Supporters and opponents of tax-cutting legislation continue to talk about the plan, even going on the road to do it.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 11:15:45 +0000 Stephen Koranda 6947 at