"I can't see how anyone can live on that kind of income. I believe we need to move to the federal level," said Rep.
"Ditto," said House candidate
"It's causing hardships that shouldn't be there," said Ayars, who was primary care provider to her wheelchair-bound mother. "I understand firsthand what it's like to struggle and cobble together the resources in order to keep loved ones in their home and let them age in place."
"The issue will become, not whether we think it's a good idea, but how to pay for it," said Schmidt, referencing persistent shortfalls in tax collections. "Without revenue we can't begin to address any of these other issues."
The forum at
Brownback and conservative
"It is a disgrace that this state has not expanded
Hensley, opposed in the
"It's unfortunate we're not valuing people and making sure everybody is taken care of," Potter said.
Seven state legislative candidates and two candidates for federal office participated in the forum, but Kress, Patton, Haney and Jenkins didn't attend.