Education is emphasis in KC Star story on District 16

Roxie Hammill interviews Cindy Holscher and her opponent in the Kansas House District 16 race for the Kansas City Star’s Joco 913 section. Key quote:

“I’ve witnessed what (budget cuts) have done with larger class sizes and loss of staff,” she said. Students need to be job-ready and prepared for opportunities upon graduation, she said, adding that many teachers haven’t had a raise in more than six years.

 

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Residents meet Cindy Holscher at forums

Cindy Holscher has expanded her understanding of the 16th District this month by participating in several candidate forums and similar events in addition to going door to door to meet people and discuss issues. As of this writing, the incumbent was invited to but attended only one of the forums to which Cindy also was invited. See the Events page for more opportunities to meet Cindy.

Cindy Holscher at LWV event

Cindy Holscher (in blue) at a League of Women Voters meet-and-greet candidates event.

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Cindy Holscher answers (future) constituents’ questions

Cindy Holscher at candidate forum

Cindy Holscher greets crowd

Cindy Holscher at candidate forum

Crowd listens to candidates’ responses. Incumbent Amanda Grosserode was absent and sent no representative.

Cindy Holscher listened to residents’ concerns and answered questions at the Sept. 13, 2016, forum sponsored by Stand Up Blue Valley and the Johnson County Educators organizations. Notably absent was the incumbent, Amanda Grosserode. The forum was at Leawood Middle School.

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