Merrick's talking points could be fighting words
11/01/2013 11:01 AM
11/01/2013 11:29 AM
Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick, R-Stilwell, prepared a 12-page memorandum of talking points for House Republicans, but they likely will be taken as fighting words in various quarters of the state, our Friday editorial notes. Merrick called for school consolidation (needed but strongly opposed, particularly rural Kansas) and questioned the economic value of road projects (strongly supported by many business leaders and local governments).
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