Posts Tagged ‘Gov. Mark Parkinson’

AP: Kansas to move female juvenile offenders to Topeka

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

AP:

TOPEKA | Female juvenile offenders now housed at a north-central Kansas facility will be transferred to Topeka because of state budget problems. (more…)

AP: Kan. gov. likely to get OK for internal borrowing

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

AP:

TOPEKA, Kan. — Gov. Mark Parkinson appears unlikely to face much trouble persuading legislative leaders to allow a fresh round of internal borrowing so that Kansas can pay its bills on time in coming weeks. (more…)

Kansas Liberty: Pro-life lawmakers wonder how far Parkinson will go to protect abortion provider

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Kansas Liberty:

A successful effort this week, led by Sen. Tim Huelskamp (R-Fowler), to amend a budget bill approved by both the Kansas House and Senate to make it more difficult for taxpayer dollars to flow to Planned Parenthood was hailed as a victory by pro-life forces.

The Huelskamp amendment was approved by both the Kansas House and Senate, and the budget package has been sent to Gov. Mark Parkinson, who has expressed support for the ¬†budget-related aspects of the legislation. Under the amendment, the money would be diverted…