Kobach, Selzer bear down on Colyer in GOP debate

From left to right, Gov. Jeff Colyer, Secretary of State Kris Kobach and state Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer during Friday night's GOP gubernatorial debate.

Secretary of State Kris Kobach called out Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer for his intention to sign a roughly $525 million education finance bill that Kobach said was built on a “house of cards.”

Taking the offensive in Friday night’s gubernatorial debate in Atchison, Kobach criticized the governor for agreeing to support a bill that relied partly on a windfall from a change in the federal tax code that could effectively lead to a tax increase.

“That $500 million bill should not have been passed and should not be signed,” Kobach said to applause at the packed Atchison Event Center . . .


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