They dueled with pens and camera-ready events. The two men split over what could become a defining issue in their battle to win this years governors race, and over whether Kansas needs to spend more to fix its public schools.
Gov. Jeff Colyer went to a Topeka high school early Tuesday a performance he planned to repeat later in the day in Wichita to sign into law a plan to balloon the money sent to local districts by $500 million-plus over the next half-decade.
Education is one of the most important things that we do in Kansas, Colyer said. Our future is right here, and we have an exciting future ahead of us.