Legislative Newsletter: March 10th

On Thursday, March 6, I took the oath of office to serve as the Representative of the 32nd House District in Kansas administered by the Honorable Tom Malone, Chief Judge, Kansas Court of Appeals.  I am fulfilling the unexpired term of the late Representative Mike Peterson who served our community for many years.  I am very honored to serve as your State Representative.  Every day, the decisions made by our Representatives in Topeka impact our daily lives.  I look forward to working with you and being your voice in Topeka. In this issue: From the Statehouse Appropriations Committee hears various Budget Reports At-risk discussed in joint Education committee meeting Transparency Act makes its way To Appropriations Supreme Court ruling drops in School Funding case Keep in Touch Continue reading


Last night the precinct committee members for the 32nd House District selected me to fulfill the remainder of the late Representative Mike Peterson’s term in the Kansas Legislature. We are all saddened by the circumstances that created this vacancy. Representative Peterson served our community for many years in public office, as a leader of the Democratic Party, and a great friend to many of us. Our community has lost a passionate advocate and his leadership will be greatly missed. I am truly honored to have been selected to fulfill the remainder of Representative Peterson’s term. Continue reading