If he's elected governor, Republican Kris Kobach said Thursday night he would sign an executive order requiring state agencies to use a federal database confirming whether their employees and contractors can legally work in the United States.
Speaking to the Sunflower Republican Club in Olathe, Kobach said he wants to force state agencies to use the Internet-based system, E-Verify, to determine not only whether state employees are eligible to work here but contractors' employees as well.
"If you want to build a road for Kansas, you want to build a building for Kansas, you want to put . . .