GOP candidate says Kansas needs regional approach to jobs
September 6, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican candidate Jim Barnett says he'll pursue a regional approach to economic development that relies on help from local leaders if he's elected governor next year.
Barnett had a news conference Tuesday in Topeka to outline a broad plan for creating new jobs.
The physician and former state senator said his administration would identify high-performance and high-potential industries in different regions and convene industry leaders to work on job-creation strategies.
Barnett has praised legislators for rolling back past income tax cuts championed by Republican Gov....