Democratic Kansas statehouse candidates on the issues: State government’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's stay-at-home orders drew criticism from some Republican legislators who said she was overstepping the authority of the office. File photo credit Jim McLean/Kansas News Service.

Last month, we asked our readers what issues they wanted to hear the candidates running for office address ahead of this summer’s primary elections. Based on the input we received, we developed a five-item questionnaire for Democratic candidates running for seats in the Kansas House.

We’ll be publishing the candidates’ responses to one item per day each day this week. Today we have the candidates’ responses to item three: