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Dave Helling: Risky debt plans a potential problem

The governments in Kansas and Missouri have been on a borrowing spree this summer. A few days ago, Kansas borrowed a cool $1 billion to shore up its pension fund. Next week, Missouri will borrow $60 million to pay for a variety of projects, part of a $300 million bond issue approved by lawmakers last spring.

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