- GOP lawmakers balk when spending cuts turn real Updated: Apr-08-14 4:05 pm
- Kansas governor decries prairie chicken decision Updated: Mar-27-14 6:16 pm
WASHINGTON - When House Republicans pass Rep. Paul Ryan's budget for a fourth year in a row this week, they'll go on record again in favor of big spending cuts across a wide swath of programs, including Medicaid, food and farm aid and eliminating subsidies for Amtrak and airline flights to small cities.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback criticized the federal government's decision to add the lesser prairie chicken to its list of threatened species Thursday as an "overreach," and a spokeswoman said his office is considering a lawsuit.