www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Wichita school district's Choices Fair set for Thursday -1/28/2015, 4:07 PM

United drops nonstop service from Wichita to LA -1/28/2015, 3:04 PM

Teen accused of assaulting girl with knife at school -1/28/2015, 3:04 PM

Mission of Mercy to offer free dental care in Salina -1/28/2015, 3:04 PM

As Kansas turns 154, five events that shaped our state -1/28/2015, 3:04 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Koch plans $200,000 media ad campaign in Wichita

Published on -7/10/2013, 11:54 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Wealthy industrialist Charles Koch is planning a $200,000 ad campaign in Wichita focused on political issues.

The chairman of Wichita-based Koch Industries told The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/1diCz8V ) that the four-week media campaign that begins Wednesday will laud economic freedom and warn about government overreach. It is funded by the Charles Koch Foundation.

Koch said if people like it, he might the campaign to other cities.

Koch told the Eagle that he believes his ideas on economics will help disadvantaged people. He contends government regulations, including the minimum wage, tend to hold everyone back.

The campaign promotes the idea that countries with economic freedom have the most wealth.

Koch acknowledged the move will draw fire from people who criticized him for his campaign spending last

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News
AP Nation-World News

View this site in another language.