“The roof will look like a brand-new shiny penny. But it will cost a lot more than that.” – Gov. Sam Brownback, on replacement of Capitol dome’s copper roof
“Do not assume the Legislature has a bunch of monsters that want to ruin Kansas education.” – Wichita attorney Arthur Chalmers, representing the state in closing arguments in the school-finance trial last week in Topeka
“Angela and I boarding flight to convention. Praying for those in Issac’s path. At least Hurricane Biden not making landfall anywhere close.” – Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler, on Twitter on Monday
“A state where we grow leaders like Dwight D. Eisenhower, Bob Dole and our incredible governor, Sam Brownback. A governor who is leading us to become a no-income-tax state. In Kansas we celebrate success like KU basketball, the WSU Shockers and K-State football, otherwise known in 2011 as the Texas state champs. Leadership, success – these are all great qualities in Mitt Romney. We are most pleased to offer 39 delegate votes for Mitt Romney and one for Rick Santorum.” – Kansas Republican Party chairwoman Amanda Adkins, during the roll call of states at the GOP convention
“He’s got a different drum.” – Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., adding his voice to those who’d like to see Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., withdraw from the U.S. Senate race
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