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Highway 69 Becomes Campaign Issue in Southeast Kansas

An accident sent a semi into a ditch along U.S. Highway 69, north of Pittsburg, in May 2016. (Photo by Andy Marso, KHI News Service)

Every election season, there are stories about issues. This is one of those stories. The issue: roads. A state senate race in the southeast Kansas town of Pittsburg is one where the issue of roads -- and whether or not they get built -- could be pivotal. Andy Marso has more in this report.  

Andy Marso is a reporter for the KHI News Service in Topeka and a partner with Kansas Public Radio in a statewide collaboration covering Kansas elections.

Highway 69 Becomes Campaign Issue in Reelection Bid


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