Kansas Senate GOP hopefuls craft platform, woo angry voters
October 6, 2016
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP, Oct. 5, 2016) — Republican leader Susan Wagle and other GOP candidates for Kansas Senate outlined a broad campaign platform Wednesday aimed at cooling voters' anger with state government and Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, although they aren't publicly breaking with him.
The platform says the GOP candidates are committed to making the state's tax system fairer, providing greater oversight of the state budget, working to create new jobs and ensuring greater transparency in government. Fourteen senators and 12 candidates signed on.
The state has struggled to balance its bu...