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Kansas News Service Tuesday, January 30th

Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer...who's about to become Governor of Kansas...has agreed instead to seek a short-term extension of the current KanCare program under a set of new contracts.

Photo by Jim McLean
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, January 30th

The task force would study the impact of funding sweeps from highway programs and look to the future.

Repercussions are still being felt in the Kansas State Capital after an unsuccessful attempt to suspend deputy education commissioner Dale Dennis. (Photo credit: Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, January 30th

Four former governors, numerous lawmakers, school administrators and representatives of the state's teacher's union turned out for a State Board of Education meeting last week to defend the deputy education commissioner. 

House Minority Leader Jim Ward speaking Monday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, January 29th

The bill would create a one-year waiting period.

School administrators and representatives such the state's main teacher's union turned out for Friday's Kansas State Board of Education meeting to show support for Dale Dennis, a state education official under fire from top Republicans. (photo credit: Celia Llopis-Jepsen/Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, January 26th

Top legislative leaders had called for Kansas Education Commissioner Randy Watson to suspend his deputy for giving out more money for school buses than the law directed. 

Colyer speaking at an event in November. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, January 25th

Colyer is offering a few details on what he'll pursue when he's governor.

Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer (left) speaks with reporters as Governor Sam Brownback (right) looks on.  (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Kansas News Service Thursday, January 25th

Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer will become the next governor of Kansas next week.  As Governor Sam Brownback officially steps down from office to become a U.S. ambassador, Colyer will step up.  In this report, we take a closer look at the man who will soon serve as the state's chief executive. 

Governor Sam Brownback speaking in 2017 as Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer looks on. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, January 25th

Brownback will leave office to join the Trump Administration.

On a narrow vote, the U.S. Senate confirmed Kansas Governor Sam Brownback as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, a post in the U.S. State Department.
J. Schafer Wednesday, January 24th

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback will become the next U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.  His nomination was confirmed this (WED) afternoon by the narrowest margin.

A new prison has been proposed to replace this existing prison in Lansing.  (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Associated Press Wednesday, January 24th

Kansas will move forward with a plan to have the nation's largest private-prison operator build a new state prison in Lansing. 


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