Early Childhood

Organization: Kansas Action for Children

Although the Kansas Legislature overwhelmingly rejected Governor Brownback’s effort to eliminate the Children’s Initiatives Fund in the state budget, he is pushing a new, more dangerous proposal to dismantle Kansas premier infrastructure for early childhood education.

 

Tax Policy

Organization: Kansas Center for Economic Growth

Proposed Tax Reform: http://realprosperityks.com/rise-up-kansas2/

Legislation: 346-S will receive a hearing next Tuesday, February 7, at 3:30 p.m. in House Taxation Committee. Please join Rise Up Kansas and support this bill!

 

Public Schools

Organization: Kansas National Education Association (KNEA); Association of School Boards (KASB)

 

Healthcare

Organization: Kansas Health Institue

Organization: Alliance for A Healthy Kansas

Legislation: Rep. Susan Concannon introduced the bill on Thursday, Jan. 12 on behalf of the Kansas Hospital Association. Read about it here: http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-medicaid-expansion-bill-introduced

 

Kansas Carry

Organization: Kansans Against Campus Carry

Organization: Moms Demand Action

Died in Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee: SB53 – Creating a permanent exemption for certain entities from the public buildings law under the personal and family protection act.

HB 2074 hearing. #failcampuscarry

Posted by Kansas Coalition for a Gun Free Campus – KCGFC on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

And then there’s this: HB 2009 State capitol; concealed handguns prohibited except for authorized law enforcement.

 

Road Maintenance

Organization: Save Kansas Roads

 

LGBT

Organization: URGE (Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equality)