Kansas governor's 'new day' won't change key policy stances
February 4, 2018
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer is likely to stick closely to some of former Gov. Sam Brownback's most prominent policies in spite of promising a "new day" when taking office this week,
Colyer, like Brownback a conservative Republican, was sworn in Wednesday after Brownback resigned to become U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom in President Donald J. Trump's administration. Before that, Colyer was Brownback's loyal lieutenant governor for seven years.
Colyer on Friday made a quick change by appointing a state House member as his budget director and has...