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2013-04-22 16:26:17

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) congratulated Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and the state of Kansas for the passage and signing of Kansas SB 199. The law establishes a new adult stem cell research and treatment center at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City's medical school. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) FRC's Senior Fellow Dr. David Prentice has testified in Kansas for years about the...

2012-05-17 10:24:18

ST. LOUIS, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 18, representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and the Muslim American Society (MAS) will hold a news conference at the Kansas State Capitol Building in Topeka to call on Governor Sam Brownback to veto a bill that critics say is designed to target "Sharia," or Islamic religious principles. WHAT: Muslims to Ask Gov. Brownback to Veto Anti-Sharia BillWHEN:...

2012-05-15 10:23:58

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on Muslims and all other Americans who value civil liberties to contact Kansas Governor Sam Brownback to ask that he not sign a bill (House Substitute for Senate Bill 79), the sponsors of which admit is designed to attack Sharia, the religious principles of Islam. On May 11, the Kansas Senate approved Senate Bill 79 by a vote of 33-4, sending it to the governor's...

2011-08-23 08:00:00

Company committed to investing in U.S. manufacturing; Brings long-term jobs to the heartland TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Mars Chocolate North America broke ground for a new state-of-the art manufacturing facility at the Kanza Fire Commerce Park in Topeka, KS. The festive event marks the launch of the first phase of the project, during which Mars expects to invest more than $250MM and create approximately 200 full time jobs. Over 400 people attended the...

2010-11-18 16:21:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Brunswick Group LLC, a leading global strategic communications consultancy, today announced that Mark Seifert, Senior Adviser at the Department of Commerce, former Deputy Division Chief at the Federal Communications Commission and Counsel for the House Commerce Committee, has joined the firm's Washington, DC office as a Partner. Also today, Brunswick announced that Erik Hotmire, Senior Advisor at the SEC, former Special Assistant to President...

2010-10-07 11:59:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Military Society (AMS) requests that Congress support passage of the Motor Vehicle Owners Right to Repair Act (S 3181/HR 2057) on behalf of its membership which includes active, reserve, National Guard, retired and veterans of the uniformed services, their families and survivors. "Military personnel and their families are often stationed in remote locations far from any dealerships, relying on independent repair shops to service...

2010-06-25 12:21:00

Brownback/Campbell Language Adopted Over Stiff Opposition WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House and Senate conference committee negotiators voted in the early Friday morning hours to exclude Main Street auto dealers from sweeping legislation to overhaul the nation's financial system. The long-fought victory for auto dealers and consumers preserves dealer-assisted financing as an affordable option for car buyers. "Today's vote by the conference committee is truly a win for...

2010-05-19 13:45:00

Major auto dealer groups unite in support of Brownback amendment WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The major trade associations representing the nation's new-automobile dealers joined Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., today on Capitol Hill rallying support for his amendment to the Wall Street reform bill which will keep auto financing accessible and affordable for car buyers. In remarks at a press conference today, Ed Tonkin, chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association...

2010-03-29 13:00:00

U.S. Senators Boxer, Brownback Join Forces on Consumer Protection BETHESDA, Md., March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Protecting consumers' rights to choose where they get their vehicles repaired gained bipartisan support as Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS) introduced the Motor Vehicle Owners' Right to Repair Act (S 3181) into the Senate. The House version of the bill (HR 2057) was introduced by Reps. Edolphus Towns (D-NY), Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and George Miller (D-CA)...

2009-04-28 18:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League's president, Judie Brown, issued the following statement today on the Senate's confirmation, 65 - 31, of Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Sebelius received the support of Kansas senators Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts, two so-called pro-life leaders. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) "Today we witnessed a tragedy. Two good men, Sens. Sam...