I worked very hard as a state legislator to protect public education, create jobs, and make the Kansas tax code more fair. Inn just two years much of that progress has been lost. The largest cut to public education in Kansas history was implemented and the most regressive tax plan in the nation was signed into law. I want to return to the Legislature to help get our state - and the Pittsburg community - back on track.
Kansas is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. Excellent public schools. Vibrant, safe communities. Strong, thriving businesses. These are important to the people of Kansas and, as your State Representative, I will strive to improve and protect the quality of life you value. There are no easy answers to the challenges we face, but I will take your ideas and concerns to Topeka, collaborate with legislators from both sides of the aisle, and build consensus towards new solutions. If elected as your State Representative, I will: