Governor vetoes money for Quindaro Ruins


Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday vetoed $250,000 for the Quindaro Ruins in Kansas City, which was hotly criticized because it was a project advocated by a Democratic state lawmaker who cast decisive votes on key issues against his own party.

The governor noted that the money for the historic site, which was once a station on the Underground Railroad, was allocated late in the legislative session.

The money was contained in the follow-up budget approved on the last day of the session, which also included $120 million for state employee pay raises.

Kelly singled out the Quindaro Ruins . . .


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