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House votes to override tax bill veto

The House has voted to override Governor Brownback’s veto of the tax bill to restore fiscal sanity to our state. 84 votes were needed, and the final vote was 85-40. Now contact your Senator. Please thank the following Representatives who voted for the override: Alcala, Alford, Aurand, Baker, Ballard, Becker, Bishop, Brim, Burroughs, Campbell, Carlin, Carmichael, Clark, Clayton, Concannon, Cox, Crum, Curtis, Deere, Dierks, Dietrich, Elliott, Eplee, Finch, Finney, Francis, Frownfelter, Gallagher, Gartner, Good, Helgesson, Henderson, Hibbard, Highberger, Hineman, Hodge, Holscher, Jennings, Johnson, Judd-Jenkins, Karleskint, Kelly, Kessinger, Koesten, Kuether, Lewis, Lusk, Lusker, Markley, Mastroni, Miller, Murnan, Neighbor, Ohaebosim,...
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Action Alert: Contact Representative Now

ACTION ALERT: The House is debating the veto override now! They have access to their email on the floor. If you have not already emailed your representative, do so NOW. Debate on a school funding formula is meaningless if we don’t increase our revenue stream. If you don’t know who your representative is, click here: http://www.ksleglookup.org. Originally posted on Facebook 2/22/17....
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Governor Brownback intends to veto tax bill

Governor Brownback has said he will veto the tax bill. Contact your legislators, Senate President Susan Wagle and Speaker of the House Ryckman and urge them to vote to override Governor Brownback’s veto of the bipartisan tax plan passed by the Senate and House. Sen. Wagle Phone: 785-296-2419 Email: Susan.Wagle@senate.ks.gov. Rep. Ryckman Phone: 785 296-2302 Email: ron.ryckman@house.ks.gov Read more here:¬†http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article134101089.html. Originally posted on Facebook 2/21/17....
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House advances teacher due process

This is an initial vote. The final vote on the bill in the House will be tomorrow. “The House advanced legislation Tuesday restoring teacher tenure, a step toward reversing a divisive 2014 law that stripped educators of due process protections. “The House gave initial approval to House Bill 2070 in a 68-54 vote. “The underlying bill dealt with arbitration but lawmakers adopted an amendment restoring tenure on a 66-59 vote.” http://cjonline.com/news/state-government/2017-02-21/kansas-house-advances-bill-restoring-teacher-tenure?sp-tk=535B679E50E6885D77D83D7DFB2FAF8AC31A1DBB84AE19597DBC64DE259F2BEE35996F366D0ED91343225486E3ED2C6095E14196D656443D776DD45699C585613814615EE299C1037FC95B7167AE1E95768DF68F57CEFEC2A044ECF1BDBBDDD6584F485DEDB79DB1F8C3DFE9493953C9DFC5289E79C8CA34E359F883F264D30C17BEAF1B95DB850FF928652D6CB287BDFDB071CA Please thank those voting for the amendment to include teacher due process in the bill: Alcala, Baker, Ballard, Becker, Bishop, Brim, Burroughs, Carlin, Carmichael, Clayton, Colcannon, Cox,...
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