Brownback Gets Served By Waitress On Education Funding

May 4, 2015 1:41 pm

A waitress at a Topeka restaurant on her very last day on the job flipped the script and gave Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) a tip about Kansas’s education funding.

The waitress, Chloe Hough, was serving Brownback and his family on Saturday. She wrote on her Facebook page in all caps “You guys 911 emergency. Its [sic] my last shift and I am waiting on our governor. What should I say to him. This is not a test. Go.”

Hough in the end wrote an X on the tip line of the $52.16 receipt and wrote “Tip the schools.”

“It was my last shift at the restaurant as I had quit so it worked out nicely,” Hough said according to Kansas’s KSNT. “I just knew I had to say something or I would regret it.”

Hough did say Brownback left a tip but she didn’t say for how much.

“Honestly, I wasn’t expecting a tip,” Hough said. “I was trying to make a point.”

Less than two months ago, Brownback signed a new school financing proposal into law. The plan replaced Kansas’s older school funding plan with a block grant system over the next two years. Supporters said the new system would give more funding to Kansas school districts but critics said poorer districts would actually get less funding.

Here’s a pic of Brownback’s receipt:

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