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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-27-11 08:28 PM
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Newly formed Kansans United plans rally against Brownback policies
TOPEKA | Organizers of a newly formed statewide group say frustration is building among Kansans who are concerned about recent policy decisions by first-term Republican Gov. Sam Brownback.

From closure of socials services offices to elimination of state funding for the arts, supporters of Kansans United in Voice and Spirit say it's time they made their concerns known. A rally is scheduled Sept. 16 on the Statehouse steps in Topeka to air differences with Brownback and the new administration.

Crystal McComas, a clinical social worker in Lawrence, is organizing Kansas United along with Tamara Werth, a Lawrence psychiatrist. The two said the galvanizing issue for them was the decision to close the city's Social and Rehabilitation Services office. After much discussion, the city and Douglas County agreed to pay a portion of the office's rent to keep the center open.

McComas said the governor seems to be moving ahead with his agenda "when the average Kansan has questions."

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Red1 Donating Member (247 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-06-11 08:33 AM
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1. Brownback..
Well the state got what it deserves...a fanatical religious fundy that will pretty much disregard small issues like air and water conservation and such. But the coffers of the churches in line with his morality will prosper..
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