TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is scheduled to be the speaker at next year’s annual dinner of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce.
The event is set for Feb. 21 in Topeka. The chamber is the largest business group in Kansas, and the dinner is its biggest event.
Bush, a Republican, served as governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. He is president and chairman of the Tallahassee-based Foundation for Excellence in Education, which advocates rigorous academic standards and expanding so-called school choice programs in public education.
He also is the brother of former President George W. Bush and the son of former President George H.W. Bush.