Politics & Government

May 9, 2011 7:19 AM

Critics call Kansas Gov. Brownback's agenda a 'power grab'

Kansas' new governor, Sam Brownback, is facing early criticism for what’s called an unprecedented effort to consolidate authority within the executive branch. Critics, including some of Brownback's fellow Republicans, cite examples from the former U.S. senator’s first months in office in which he's brought independent agencies under his control — or at least tried.

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