Over the past eight years I have been complaining on a fairly regular basis about state government.
They were legitimate concerns about budget cuts, over-regulation, the lack of transparency, and an increase in the amount of bureaucracy, to name only a few. Many of these issues were systemic in nature and could be attributed to political appointees with radical views of state government, as well as Governor Brownbacks gutting of state departments. (That reference does not include our local and regional offices where state staff have been very pleasant and helpful, despite being shorthanded.)
One of the hardest hit departments was the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (KDADS).
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