Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach got a Statehouse rebuke Friday from lawmakers even as they avoided mentioning the combative candidate for governor by name.
During a lengthy debate on a budget bill, state Rep. Russ Jennings offered what at first appeared to be just another in a series of amendments.
But as soon as he started explaining its purpose to prevent statewide elected officials cited for contempt of court from using taxpayer dollars to pay attorney fees and fines it was clear that it was aimed at Kobach.
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