So they said

“It’s time to man up and say you made a mistake last year and we’re going to fix it.” – Rep. Mark Hutton (in photo), R-Wichita, unsuccessfully arguing on the House floor Thursday for a tax bill he helped craft

“#ksleg spent $45,000 today in 11 minutes doing nothing; the average salary for a Kansas teacher.” – Jason Perkey of the Kansas Democratic Party, tweeting on Wednesday

“I work my full-time job as secretary of state of Kansas, but you know the way I see it, what I do in my spare time is up to me. Some people golf in their spare time; I help other states with legislation.” – Secretary of State Kris Kobach, on his moonlighting as author of other states’ bills on illegal immigration, voter fraud and gun rights

“There is no evidence to support this idea that Republicans will pick up a lot of votes if we give amnesty to 11 million folks.” – U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler, to Reuters, on the Senate immigration reform bill