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Legislative Reports by Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson, an organic farmer and a registered lobbyist for the Kansas Rural Center, writes weekly legislative updates during the session.

Paul follows critical legislation involving taxes and budget, elections and local government, Medicaid expansion, judicial selection, school funding and separation of powers. These reports are available through the sponsorship by the League of Women Voters of Kansas.


January 11, 2019 – The Road Ahead–An Electoral Vision
January 18, 2019 – Budgetary Challenges
January 25, 2019 – Governmental Inanity?
February 1, 2019 – Statewide Energy Plan Progress
February 8, 2019 – Speed Budgeting
February 15, 2019 – Private Activity Bonds Overview
February 22, 2019 – Legislative Maneuvering
March 1, 2019 – Corporate Tax Cut Windfall
March 8, 2019 – Revenue Update
March 15, 2019 – Economic Development Incentives Evaluation
March 22, 2019 – Legislative Perplexity
March 29, 2019 – Legislative Finality
April 5, 2019 – First Adjournment for Spring Break
April 26, 2019 – Revenue Reality
May 3, 2019 – Legislative Objectives
May 17, 2019 – Budget and Policy End of Session Comments

 

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