Colyer calls on Kobach to personally pay contempt fine

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Republican Gov. Jeff Colyer on Thursday called for his GOP gubernatorial rival Kris Kobach to personally cover the cost of a $ 26,000 contempt-of-court fine stemming from his defense of proof-of-citizenship requirements for voters.

"The people of Kansas send their hard-earned dollars to the state to provide essential services, not to pay fines imposed on government officials for their own misconduct," Colyer said in statement.

"It is outrageous frankly, especially for a politician who spends so much time talking about government spending, to use taxpayer dollars to pay these fines," Colyer said.

Colyer also noted . . .

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