NEWS

Federal Tax Plans Threaten Kansas’ Fiscal Recovery

By Heidi Holliday Tax cuts for the wealthy. Extreme revenue loss. Deep funding cuts to schools and to other public investments that create thriving communities. Sound familiar, Kansas? It should. Just one year after Kansas voters began the process of rejecting the Brownback tax plan, and five months after lawmakers…

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Farm Bill Update

Shared with permission. Dear friends of the Center for Rural Affairs, For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Jim French. I am a Senior Adviser on the Farm Bill for the Center, and my advocacy work is focused on Kansas. My wife and I are 5th…

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Davis Announces Candidacy

Dear Douglas County Democrats, I’ve lived in Kansas nearly all my life. It’s where I learned to be a good neighbor, to stand up for my community, and to step up and solve problems. Over the past four months, I visited all 25 counties in Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District, and…

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District 10 Results

Eileen Horn has been elected as the new Rep. in House District 10 on Saturday, August 12. Horn’s name will be sent to the Governor’s office where she will be officially appointed to replace former Rep. John Wilson. Congratulations Eileen!

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Democracy in Action

Join us this Saturday as we convene a District 10 convention to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Representative John Wilson on Saturday, August 12 at the Baldwin City Library, located at 800 7th Street in Baldwin City, at 9:30 am. The public is invited to observe. The…

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Sen. Francisco June 28

28 June, 2017 The Kansas Legislature adjourned the first year of the 87th session June 26th.  The 114-day session ties the record set in 2015 for the longest session ever in Kansas. Yet there is quite a contrast in what was accomplished between this year’s session and 2015. In 2015,…

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