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Abortion foes tap credit cards to get partial Kansas recount

People cheer at a watch party in Overland Park, Kansas, after learning that voters rejected a state constitutional amendment that would have allowed the Legislature to restrict or ban abortion, late Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. (Angie Ricono / KCTV5 via AP) Angie I recognize AP TOPEKA, Kan. Kansas plans to do a partial hand recount …

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GOP group’s credit card advanced KS abortion amendment recount

Voters cast their ballots on voting machines Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center in Overland Park. Chris Ochsner cochsner@kcstar.com A credit card belonging to the Kansas Republican Assembly was provided to advance a statewide recount of the abortion amendment vote expected to cost more than $ 229,000, said Mark …

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Credit card swipe fees are hurting consumers

In the early 1900s, one of the most iconic Republican presidents of our time, Teddy Roosevelt, made history by tackling the megacorporations taking advantage of consumers, small businesses, and families. Appropriately named the “Trust Buster,” Roosevelt began a populist movement among Republicans that prioritized fairness for the working family and Main Street businesses. It’s time …

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Wyandotte County Unified Government search warrant investigation

A new court document has confirmed an investigation into the misuse of county credit cards issued for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County. The new revelation comes after the Kansas Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant last Wednesday at the Unified Government. The agency did not, however, reveal any contents of the search warrant. …

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Kansas Sen. Roger Marshall: Retailers need card competition

OPINION AND COMMENTARY Editorials and other Opinion content offer perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent from the work of our newsroom reporters. US Sen. Roger Marshall of Kansas Teddy Roosevelt was praised for his leadership as a trust buster and is credited for breaking up railroads, meat packers, Standard Oil, American …

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Kansas Votes on Controversial Abortion Referendum | Best States

When thinking of abortion safe havens, Kansas, a state with Republican supermajorities in both legislative houses, might not be the first state to come to mind. But for the last several years, the Sunflower State has been exactly that. In 2019, 48.9% of all abortions performed in Kansas were for out-of-state residents – a higher …

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