They dueled with pens and camera-ready events. The two men split over what could become a defining issue in their battle to win this years governors race, and over whether Kansas needs to spend more to fix its public schools.
Gov. Jeff Colyer went to a Topeka high school early Tuesday a performance he planned to repeat later in the day in Wichita to sign into law a plan to balloon the money sent to local districts by $500 million-plus over the next half-decade.
Education is one of the most important things that we do in Kansas, Colyer said. Our future is right here, and we have an exciting future ahead of us.
Stay connected to the stories and events that make your community a special place to call home.
Subscriptions start at $14.90/month.View subscription options
- Unmatched coverage of Allen County’s local news and sports, a tradition dating back to 1867
- Compelling portraits of our residents, experienced reporting and thoughtful analysis
- Unlimited online access to iolaregister.com and our archives