KANSAS HOUSE DISTRICT 20

Rep. Kessinger is endorsed by 
REP. JAN KESSINGER (R)
Jan 9, 2017 - Present
Support local public education
Balance Kansas tax burden & funding
Let local governments run our communities
HOUSE COMMITTEES:
Transportation and Public Safety Budget
Commerce, Labor and Economic Development
Federal and State Affairs

DISTRICT PROFILE: MODERATE REPUBLICAN

BLUE VALLEY SCHOOLS
Blue Valley North
Leawood Middle
Leawood Elementary
Valley Park Elementary
OTHER SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHARING HOUSE 20:
Shawnee Mission School District

JAN KESSINGER DEFEATED ANTI-PUBLIC EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE, ROB BRUCHMAN, IN 2016.

Rob Bruchman IS A REPUBLICAN MEMBER OF THE KANSAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, REPRESENTING DISTRICT 8. HE WAS FIRST ELECTED TO THE CHAMBER IN 2010.

VOTED OUT

VOTERS REPLACED ROB BRUCHMAN IN THE 2016 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY WITH PRO-PUBLIC EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE, JAN KESSINGER.

ROB BRUCHMAN'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.

 

Bruchman voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

HB 2109

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

Bruchman voted nay & FOR 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).

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The 2015 Block Grants, repealed the 20 year old school finance formula and replaced it with a funding freeze through June 2017, at 2014 levels.

Bruchman voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

Bruchman voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

HB 2019

The 2014 judicial bill that repealed merit based system for electing judges to Court of Appeals to partisan appointment by the Governor.

Bruchman voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

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).

Bruchman 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.

Bruchman 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.

Bruchman voted nay & FOR public schools.

SB 56

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

H Sub SB 4

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

Bruchman voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

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.

HB 2696 (2292)

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

BILL IS DEAD.

Bruchman voted yea & AGAINST public schools.

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