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$45,000 Dollars a Day

Yesterday was the scheduled end of the 2013 legislative session. However, the House, Senate, and Governor have yet to come to an agreement on the budget that needs to be passed this year, and the tax bill that will pay … Continue reading

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First Bill Introduced: Lowering Taxes

I am proud to have introduced my first bill in the Kansas House of Representatives this past week. It gets rid of the property tax burden on a manufactured home after that home has been destroyed in a natural disaster. Right … Continue reading

Brandon Whipple Wins Kansas House Seat After Being Attacked For Not Having Children

Brandon Whipple, the Democrat attacked by the Tea Party for not having children, easily defeated his opponent to win a seat in the Kansas House of Representatives. Days before the election, Kansans for Liberty, a Tea Party group in the Wichita area, … Continue reading

Local Race Getting National Attention

The Huffington Post wrote an article today entitled “Brandon Whipple Attacked For Not Having Children.” The article referenced a flyer that was distributed to homes in South Wichita by the conservative group, Kansans for Liberty. “Usually political issues, we’re used … Continue reading

New maps lead to rush of candidates filing to run

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSN) — A long anticipated showdown between moderates and conservatives for control of the state senate is starting to take shape after a delayed district map turned state politics on it’s head. Wichita moderates Jean Schodorf and Carol McGinn … Continue reading

Whipple Files For Kansas House of Representatives

WICHITA – Wichita resident Brandon Whipple today filed for the Kansas House of Representatives in the 96th District. Following the federal court’s release of redistricted election maps, the 96th House District now comprises much of southwest Wichita and has no incumbent. … Continue reading

New District Maps Cause Hectic Weekend For Kansas Politicians

The new maps force some incumbents into the same district and have party leaders trying desperately to fill more than two dozen empty seats. Reporter: Parrish Alleman, KAKE NEWS Full story at KAKE.com Ever since new district maps were released … Continue reading