Rep. Holscher is endorsed by 

KANSAS HOUSE DISTRICT 16

REP. CINDY HOLSCHER (D)
Jan 9, 2017 - Present
Strong Public School Advocate
Favors Revenue Reform
Restore Responsible Fiscal Policy
HOUSE COMMITTEES:
Health and Human Services
Interstate Cooperation
Rural Revitalization
Interstate Cooperation

DISTRICT PROFILE: DEMOCRAT

BLUE VALLEY SCHOOLS*
Blue Valley Northwest
Oxford Middle
Indian Valley Elementary
Oak Hill Elementary
*physical school buildings outside House 16 boundaries
OTHER SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHARING HOUSE 16:
Olathe School District
Shawnee Mission School District

CINDY HOLSCHER DEFEATED ANTI-PUBLIC EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE, AMANDA GROSSERODE, IN 2016.

Amanda Grosserode IS A REPUBLICAN MEMBER OF THE KANSAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, REPRESENTING DISTRICT 16. SHE WAS FIRST ELECTED TO THE CHAMBER IN 2010.
VOTERS REPLACED AMANDA GROSSERODE IN THE 2016 GENERAL ELECTION WITH PRO-PUBLIC EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE, CINDY HOLSCHER.
AMANDA GROSSERODE'S VOTING RECORD ON
KEY BILLS CAUSING SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO PUBLIC EDUCATION
HB 2117

The 2012 tax policy change that started Kansas on the path to zero income taxes and completely exempted 330,000 business owners.

 

Grosserode voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

HB 2506

The 2014 budget bill, which coerced votes for education policy riders (Elimination of Teacher Due Process, Tax Credit 'voucher' Scholarship Program, Elimination of Teacher Licensure requirements).

HB 2109

The 2015 Expansion of voucher-like Tax Credit 'Scholarship' Program, directing public tax credit dollars to private, parochial schools.

Grosserode did not vote. Excused Absence

SB 7

The 2015 Block Grants, repealed the 20 year old school finance formula and replaced it with a funding freeze through June 2017, at 2014 levels.

Grosserode voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

Grosserode voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

HB 2019

The 2014 judicial bill that repealed merit-based system for electing judges to Court of Appeals replaced with partisan appointment by the Governor.

Grosserode voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

HB 2104 / SB 171

The 2015 move of local municipal elections to the fall, partisan cycle, and interrupting school board terms.

SB 270

The 'revenue' portion of 2015 budget, which preserved the income tax exemptions and rate reductions, while passing the largest regressive tax increase in KS history (food, sales).

Grosserode did not vote. Excused Absence

H Sub SB 4

The 2015 mid-year rescission / budget cuts, across the board 4% budget reductions.

Grosserode voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

Grosserode voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

Hs Sub for SB 161

The 2016-17 adjusted budget bill that continues to borrow and sweep, without addressing the underlying revenue shortfall and associated tax policy.

HB 2457

The current bill to expand the Tax Credit Scholarship Program even more, with weakened targets for students living in poverty and near unlimited program budget cap.

BILL IS DEAD.

Grosserode voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

SB 56

Repeal of teachers affirmative defense, opening them up to criminal prosecution.

HB 2696 (2292)

Ban the current K12 Curriculum Standards, aka Kansas College and Career Ready Standards and the Common Core.

BILL IS DEAD.

Grosserode voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

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