Gubernatorial hopefuls lay out distinct visions for Kansas’ future


In an electric atmosphere at the Kansas State Fair, the major candidates for Kansas governor on Saturday laid out a clear choice for voters this fall.

Speaking loudly and fiercely in the rollicking environment that marks the State Fair debate, Democrat Laura Kelly promised to take Kansas into a new era of financial stability with better taxpayer services ranging from roads to schools to health care.

Republican Kris Kobach, who at several points during the debate bantered with a hostile crowd, promised to cut taxes, cap property appraisals, keep utility rates down and end in-state tuition for the children . . .


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