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Nov 2, 2015
Over the weekend, our Democratic leaders took a stand for Latino Veterans. When lawmakers asked Governor Brownback to honor Latino servicemen and women, his office declined.

News Articles

January 1, 2015

In 2008, Kansas’ state aid for schools was reaching new heights.

Pushed by a court ruling a few years earlier, the Legislature had raised funding by hundreds of millions of dollars, part of a three-year phase-in.

November 20, 2014

Kansas Democrats have launched an online petition to “Fire Ray Merrick” after the Kansas Speaker of the House was quoted recently saying, “Govern-ment employees produce nothing.”

As of Wednesday afternoon, 1,546 people had gone to and signed the petition. The goal is to reach 3,600 – or about one-tenth of the over 36,000 Kansas state employees.

September 26, 2014

Kansas is the ninth state to sign on with the Health Care Compact Bill, granting these states the right to avoid federal health care regulations.The primary targets are Medicare and Medicaid, the tandem programs providing health benefits for all 65+ persons, disabled and low income. Currently, Congress will still need to authorize the Compact Bill in the next federal legislative session before it becomes law.

Press Releases

November 4, 2015

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, author of the “Your Papers Please” law has crossed the line once again.  Last week, while in DC, Kobach spoke at an event hosted by the known hate group, The Social Contract Press. The Social Contract Press, a designated hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, is known for publishing race-baiting articles from several noted nationalists, amongst which are published articles claiming that Latino activists want to “reclaim” the American Southwest.  I know hundreds of Latino activists across the country, and all would find that statement as absurd as it is offensive. 

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