Colyer strikes inclusive tone addressing Legislature

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Addressing the Kansas Legislature for the first time, freshly minted Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer laid out a broad plan for funding schools, proposed a constitutional amendment on abortion and touted plans for government openness.

Embracing a spirit of inclusiveness, Colyer promised a new approach to governing, something that some lawmakers said they hadn’t seen during former Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration.

“I want you to know that I intend to be the most approachable governor in Kansas history,” Colyer said during a speech that drew several standing ovations from legislators.

“Please know that I see you as a partner . . .


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