What’s wrong with this picture?

@KSNNews – State average ed funding is ~ $12,500 majority of those funds come from the state. I expect better from KSN.

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By Jim Howell Tagged

South-Central Legislative Delegation

Elected new leadership today -#ksleg Congrats to Sen. Oletha Faust-Goudeau who was elected as our new Chair. I am grateful and honored to be the new Vice-Chair. Thanks to my colleagues for this great opportunity and for having faith in me!

By Jim Howell

Recent Activities

Yesterday I had a great meeting with the administration at Cooper Elementary. Today, I met with a local Boy Scout troop. Having a great time interfacing in my new district!

By Jim Howell

Tonight’s Public Forum Topics::
Here is the List of Topics/Opinions presented at tonight’s Public Forum:
– Oppose consolidation of counties and cities
– Repeal this safe and fair elections act
– Concerns about budget cuts to mental health services
– State should pay for rape kits because they are expensive and unaffordable and are for prosecutors – Amend Kansas statutes to help eliminate racial profiling
– Judiciary concerns needs checks and balances difficulty for poor to make appeals and get justice – Concerns about developmentally disabled and Kancare
– Pass heartbeat legislation and anti-flouridation bill
– Protect problem gaming fund, Keep 2% of gaming revenues available for anti-gaming measures – Against liquor and strong beer and wine being sold in grocery & convenience stores; don’t extend 0.6 cents sales tax; end the death penalty; Repeal the safe and fair elections act; Leave judicial selection as is; fund planned parenthood; end war on women; fund public television & radio; protect Ogalalla aquifer; Oppose keystone pipeline – Repeal the safe and fair elections act
– Repeal the safe and fair elections act
– Concerns about the judiciary, need checks & balances and accountability – Put God back in the schools II Chron. 7:14
– Repeal in-state tuition for illegal immigrants
– Vote down the ERO reorganizing the JJA; worried that the legislature will be a rubberstamp for Gov. Brownback – Protect the 2% problem gaming fund, presented a personal testimony how the gaming fund helped the presenter – Protect the 2% problem gaming fund, see many people desperate, without funds, people turn to more suicide/crime – Pass state wide ban on fluoridation; pass heartbeat legislation
– Pass legislation to open Wichita Greyhound Park
– Protect the 2% problem gaming fund
Do something about the Wichita Police Department unchecked violence, examples given of cops let off, justice denied; Repeal the safe and fair elections act – United States academically ranks 18th out of 36 industrialized nations. Please help the young readers with their education but do not hold back (social promotion ban) – Repeal the safe and fair elections act
– Do something about unchecked police violence, check KSA21-3215, use of lethal force, should mandate that that evidence is required – Pass law to allow marijuana use, stop incarcerating people for minor drug offenses; Repeal the safe and fair elections act, First-time voters have more requirements than other voters, is a photograph of documentation acceptable? – Pass a ‘Pay to play’ law; Move spring elections to the fall and make them partisan elections; Repeal the home mortgage interest credit in Kansas; Cut spending don’t raise taxes to balance budget; do not pass the bail bondsman relief act – Do not cut funding for mental health programs in our schools
– Repeal the safe and fair elections act
– Pass legislation to allow hemp production for construction, fiber, fuel, protein, and reduce CO2

By Jim Howell Tagged

Best Public Forum I have seen

I was very pleased with the meeting tonight. Many logical arguments were made but everyone stayed respectful of the delegation and each other. There was a wide array of topics and competing ideology but good speakers and mutual respect balanced with passion. Now we need to continue the communication. I look forward to talking to these folks one on one.

By Jim Howell

Priorities

Hey Washington, Gun Control is not the Priority! Your insatiable congressional spending addiction needs to be your focus!

By Jim Howell