Longtime statehouse lobbyist passes away


Bill Brady, who had a presence at the Kansas statehouse for more than 40 years and was regarded as an expert in school finance, passed away Sunday after suffering a stroke. He was 66.

Born and raised in Parsons, Kansas, Brady was first elected to the Kansas House in 1980, where he served until he was appointed to the Kansas Senate in 1991 from which he retired in 1996.

"This comes, I think, as a shock to everybody," said former Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, a longtime friend.

"When you think of good people who are in politics for all . . .


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