TITLE

Governor's race hot issues: debt, education and health care

PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Kansas Farmer (0022-8583);Oct2014, Vol. 152 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents highlights of the 2014 Kansas gubernatorial campaign debate between candidates Sam Brownback and Paul Davis. Topics discussed include Brownback's claim that his administration will continue to invest in education, Davis' views on Medicaid expansion to rural hospitals, and concerns regarding the slowdown of the state's agricultural economy. Also mentioned are the candidates' positions on water issues such as the Ogallala Aquifer and court appointments.
ACCESSION #
98951059

 

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