Author Archives: Steve Brunk

House Tax Chair discusses Kansas economy, taxes

House Tax Chairman Richard Carlson shares his knowledge about the current tax plan and how after more than a decade of loss Kansas has turned the corner on the economy and the measurable results from out tax plan. Read his … Continue reading

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Suellentrop/Masterson address the Kansas economy

The Chairman of House Appropriations and the Chairman of Senate Ways and Means share information about education funding, the economy and the budget. These two individuals oversee all of the state budgets for Kansas. State Sen. Ty Masterson, R-Andover, is … Continue reading

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Former Secretary of Aging: Democrats, media misleading public

Former Secretary of Aging Shawn Sullivan discusses the Health Care Compact and how the media and democrats are misleading the public. Check out his statements in the Hays Post. You can also read a PDF of the comments here: Shawn Sullivan … Continue reading

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Rand Paul stumps for Roberts, Brownback

Rand Paul has attracted significant media attention and has frequently been mentioned as a Presidential candidate for 2016.  He stopped by for a rally and to endorse Senator Pat Roberts and Governor Brownback. There were a number of great speeches about … Continue reading

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Joan Wagnon and Kansas Democrats need to stop deceiving seniors about the Health Care Compact and Medicare

The Democrat Party of Kansas has been scaring seniors by making the false claim that the Health Care Compact Act will take away their Medicare. Nothing could be further from the truth. It is the federal government (Obama) that has … Continue reading

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Touring state buildings in Topeka

I am the alternating Chairman of the Joint Committee of State owned Buildings and Construction and had the opportunity recently to take a tour of several state-owned/leased buildings in downtown Topeka.

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Brownback has long list of ‘firsts’ that need highlighting

I recently received an email from a colleague in the Kansas Legislature that I wanted to share with my constituents. I agree with the writer, Sen. Mitch Holmes from the 33rd District, that these facts about Gov. Sam Brownback need … Continue reading

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CUBE Legislative Dinner

Had a great time with the Credit Union Business Executives folks at their annual Legislative Dinner on Thursday, October 23. They do a lot of good work and are to be congratulated. CUBE is an independent organization for credit unions.

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Parsons Sun letter to the editor tells truth about ed funding

This is an editorial that will never be reprinted by the Wichita Eagle editorial board. Dennis Depew, a respected attorney, has the integrity to tell the truth about state funding for education. He rightly states that “it is disingenuous and factually … Continue reading

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Poverty in Kansas declining, below national average

According to a recent report from the Kansas Department for Children and Families, the poverty rate in Kansas is not only declining, but is below the national average. As Chairman of the Federal and State Affairs committee, I see that … Continue reading

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