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Find out what’s percolating in the Kansas Legislature for 2018!


The Johnson County Library and LWVJoCo invite current Kansas legislators to a Saturday morning coffee to inform residents about legislative actions in Topeka. Legislators will discuss their committee assignments, current bills, and upcoming legislation. These events are scheduled from February through April, while the legislature is in session.

All coffees begin at 10 a.m.

Johnson County locations and confirmed speakers:

Feb. 24: Cornith Library,8100 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS
Sen. Pat Pettey, Reps. Stephanie Clayton, Jarrod Ousley, Melissa Rooker, Jerry Stogsdill

March 10: Blue Valley Library, 9000 W. 151st St., Overland Park, KS
Sens. Molly Baumgardner, John Skubal
Reps. Jan Kessinger, Joy Koesten, Patty Markley, Abraham Rafie

March 31: Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, KS
Sens, Barbara Bollier, Dinah Sykes
Reps: Cindy Holscher, Nancy Lusk, Cindy Neighbor, Brett Parker

April 14: Gardner Library, 137 E. Shawnee St., Gardner, kS
Sen. Molly Baumgardner
Reps. Willie Dove, John Resman, Bill Sutton

April 28: Lenexa City Hall, 17101 W. 87th St., Lenexa, KS
Sen. Dinah Sykes
Reps: Shelee Brim, Tom Cox, Linda Gallagher


Wyandotte County locations and confirmed speakers:

Feb. 24: KCKS Main Library, 625 Minnesota, Kansas City KS
Sen. David Haley,
Reps. Pam Curtis, Stan Frownfelter

March 24: Bonner Springs Library, 201 N. Nettleton, Bonner Springs :
Sens. Steve Fitzgerald, Pat Pettey,
Rep. Tom Burroughs, Valdenia Winn








The 2017 legislative coffees drew large crowds, often with “standing room only” space.

Photos of 2017 legislative coffees.

Corinth Library, Prairie Village 

Legislators, from left: Senators Barbara Bollier and Pat Pettey

Representatives Jerry Stogsdill, Jarrod Ousley, and Melissa Rooker


Lackman Library, Lenexa .

Senator Dinah Sykes, Representatives Shelee Brim and Linda Gallagher






Central Resource Library, Overland Park

Representatives Stephanie Clayton, Tom Cox,
Cindy Holscher, Joy Koesten, Nancy Lusk, and Brett Parker
Moderator: Ashley Fick, Johnson County Library