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Senators continue the fight

Following Kansas Congressman Tim Huelskamp’s vote to repeal Obama’s health care plan, Kansas Senators Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran are taking their turn at derailing the controversial health care package. On Wednesday, Moran and Senator Jim DeMint, R-SC, sponsored legislation to fully repeal the law. The legislation mirrors the bill passed by the U.S. House. … Continue reading

Pro-life movement gaining support in state, D.C.

With the Republican resurgence in both Kansas and Washington, abortion has once again taken a prominent place on the agenda. The 28th anniversary of Roe. v. Wade, which was observed Monday, let many state and local politicians air their views on the controversial Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. “It is a tragic anniversary because … Continue reading

Moran responds to SOTU

Senator Jerry Moran offered the following thoughts on last night’s State of the Union Speech. Continue reading

Svaty joins the EPA

Former Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Josh Svaty has found himself a new, off the farm job. The Ellsworth Democrat has joined the Environmental Protection Agency staff as the Region 7 Administrator. A job that offices out of Kansas City and encompasses Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and nine Tribal Nations. Svaty met with his successor, Dale … Continue reading

Huelskamp calls for defunding of abortion provider

Rep. Tim Huelskamp on Thursday offered comments as part of the House’s discussion on abortion and called for the defunding of Planned Parenthood. The Fowler Republican is father to four adopted children. During his testimony, Huelskamp shared his adoption experiences and asked that law makers consider alternatives for women considering abortions. “Far too often too … Continue reading

Huelskamp looks to alternatives for health care

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 245-189 to repeal the health care bill heavily criticized by many in Washington. All House Republicans, including 1st Congressional District Representative Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler, voted for the repeal. Three Democrats, Rep. Dan Boren of Oklahoma, Rep. Mike McIntyre of North Carolina, and Rep. Mike Ross of Arkansas, … Continue reading