With Nation Finances Shaky, Kansas Governor Prepares To Step Down

“I’m doing this job because of my interest and passion in the field,” Mr. Brownback told World Magazine, a Christian publication.
Mr. Brownback, a convert to Roman Catholicism, appeared to relish his new role promoting religious freedom.
Mr. Brownback leaves office a somewhat diminished figure.
Aaron Estabrook, executive director of the Save Kansas Coalition, which has criticized Mr. Brownback and advocated political moderation, said he was “relieved” to know the governor was moving on.
In other Republican-dominated states with budget problems, such as Nebraska and Iowa, Kansas has been cited as a cautionary tale.

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