Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly insists the state budget shes preparing can fully fund the states schools, expand Medicaid coverage to another 150,000 people and begin to repair a troubled child welfare system without a tax hike.
The Democrat said Wednesday night shell lean on experience and relationships built over 14 years in the Kansas Senate to carve out compromises with lawmakers on those priorities.
Yet she described her job as daunting and state government as broken in several key areas.
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