Awkward: Brownback Said He Was Leaving as Kansas Governor. He Hasn’t.

Almost 6 months ago, Gov. Sam Brownback said he would be leaving for a Trump administration post. The appointment has been tangled up in Washington, leaving Kansas befuddled.

With State Finances Shaky, Kansas Governor Prepares to Step Down

By JOHN ELIGON and JULIE BOSMAN July 27, 2017 TOPEKA, Kan. — For more than six years, Gov. Sam Brownback has steered Kansas on a hard right turn on one issue after another: taxes, guns, abortion rights, Medicaid and welfare benefits. He will...

Waiting in the Wings in Kansas: Who Is Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer?

By MITCH SMITH and JOHN ELIGON July 27, 2017 The governor of Kansas, Sam Brownback, is expected to be nominated as the United States ambassador at large for international religious freedom. If Mr. Brownback is confirmed, as expected, the...