Five takeaways from Gov. Kelly’s first State of the State


After a series of interviews following Gov. Laura Kelly's first State of the State speech to the Kansas Legislature, here are some key takeaways from her address. Here is a full text of the governor's speech.

Delineated priorities

Kelly clearly detailed what tops her agenda for the upcoming legislative session: education funding, rural revitalization, expanding Medicaid and repairing the state's foster care system. Of those issues, education was job No. 1.

"When I began work on . . .


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