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GOP candidate: State’s economy heavily dependent on ag

June 21st, 2018 By: Dave Bergmeier, High Plains Journal A profitable agriculture and livestock sector is key to Kansas growing its economy, said a physician and former state lawmaker who is seeking the Republican bid for governor. Jim Barnett, who grew up on a farm...

Barnett: The only way to improve Kansas is to invest in it

June 13, 2018 By EARL WATT Leader & Times Kansas gubernatorial candidate Jim Barnett made a stop in Liberal recently to introduce his running mate, Rosie Hansen. Barnett’s choice for lieutenant governor may be another sign of what he calls a campaign that is “out of...

GOP contender for governor visits

June 12, 2018 By: Marcus Clem- Atchison Globe On the Republican primary campaign trail, complaints about how much the state is spending are often heard, but one of the major contenders for governor holds there’s a bigger problem. “Kansas ate all of its seedcorn,”...