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|KC Ballet | Grand Opening August 26, 2011|
"As you would expect, elected representatives — including Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver — sent emissaries bearing proclamations. But eyebrows arched at the introduction of David Kensinger, chief of staff to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, the man who defunded the Kansas Arts Commission...
"...Brownback is viewed as the enemy by arts supporters in Kansas City and across Kansas, which became the first state in the country to...do away with its state arts agency..."
Could this be a cautionary tale for all elected officials?
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