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Kansas Governor-elect Sam Brownback to name director of new repealer’s office

December 16, 2010


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— Kansas Gov.-elect Sam Brownback is preparing to appoint the person who will lead a key initiative designed to make Kansas more business-friendly.

Brownback planned a Thursday morning news conference to announce his choice to lead a new office of the repealer. Brownback's transition team says in a statement that the same person will be nominated to serve as the next secretary of administration.

Creating the repealer's office would fulfill a campaign promise from Brownback. He has said it will look for outdated, unnecessary and burdensome laws and regulations to repeal as a way to help the economy grow. But critics have suggested the aim is to free Brownback's key business supporters from regulations they don't like, and they've mocked him for proposing what they see as a new bureaucracy.


Maddy Griffin 7 years, 4 months ago

A Republican creating jobs for a Republican friend. Go figure.What about the rest of us. Like this state needs MORE bureaucracy.

Keith 7 years, 4 months ago

We had to increase bureaucracy in order to decrease it.

Ralph Reed 7 years, 4 months ago



What did you expect? Brownback has a couple of token Democrats and he's doing exactly what you said, creating jobs for Republican friends.

Wonder just what he means by more business friendly? I bet it's whatever Koch Industries tells him to do.

sciencegeek 7 years, 4 months ago

PLEASE don't invite them in! Isn't it enough that the Wingnuts are taking over the government, without having to read their wild-eyed diatribes here?

Paul R Getto 7 years, 4 months ago

"Repealing" laws requires the Legislature. Editing or repealing regulations requires agency support, maybe changes in laws and a spin through the Department of Administration. Did we elect a dictator? I know Muscular Jesus is a businessman who hates unions and any restraint on trade or limits to business activity. It is ironic that most of the 'neutral' executive and placement business magazines and surveys already put Kansas in the top ten of states relative to business climate. I wonder what the real agenda in Kochansas is?

overthemoon 7 years, 4 months ago

Sounds sort of Draconian. Or something you'd find in an inquisition.

Katara 7 years, 4 months ago

And no one expects the Spanish Inquisition!

I wonder if the Office of the Repealer also has ruthless efficiency as one of its weapons?

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