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Statehouse completion no reason to ‘celebrate’

Wasteful spending

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback wants to celebrate a colossal waste of taxpayer money.
He wants to commemorate the completion of the 13-year Statehouse renovation on Kansas Day 2014, the anniversary of the state’s admission to the union.
Brownback said recently there could be a week of events leading up to the Jan. 29, 2014 dedication of the building, which has been overhauled from the dome to the basement.
“We’re going to have a big celebration,” Brownback said. “The place looks glorious.”
The Governor should be apologizing to taxpayers for the $332 million cost-overrun disaster for the Kansas Statehouse ...

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