"Brownback is a disaster for our state on almost every level. Trust me, younger talented people who the state needs to attract see Brownback as almost alien to their sense of values. ..."

— Online comment selected by the editorial staff from comments at GCTelegram.com in response to a story on poor poll results related to Gov. Sam Brownback's performance and policies.

“If we had specific private partners who were investing money, we might have a tendency to be pushed, led, drug by someone else and I think we really need to stand alone."

— Finney County Economic Development Corp. board member Bob Kreutzer, from a story in today's edition on Wednesday's FCEDC board meeting.