Kansas regents, Legislature going in opposite directions on higher education funding

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Robba Moran — a member of the Kansas Board of Regents and wife of U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan. — says that when her husband comes home to Hays on the weekend, the two of them have a whinefest.

He whines about federal agencies. Her whine? "I have a Legislature that doesn't seem to value education," she says.

Robba Moran, a Republican, and other Republicans and Democrats on the regents last week blasted the Legislature for cutting the higher education budget.

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