Kansas Transparency Act Has Hearing Before House Appropriations Committee

The Kansas Transparency Act (HB 2573) was heard in the House Appropriations Committee this morning, Rep. Whitmer, one of the two co-sponsors of the bill, testified in support. There were no opponents to the bill and the proponents included the Kansas Press Association, Americans For Prosperity, the Secretary of State’s office and the Board of Directors …

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Whitmer & Carpenter Introduce KS Transparency Act.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2016 Representatives introduce capitol transparency bill TOPEKA—Representative Blake Carpenter (R-Derby) and Representative John Whitmer (R-Wichita) on Thursday introduced a bill that provides for the livestreaming of legislative committee proceedings on the internet through the Information Network of Kansas (INK). The bill, HB 2573, would give the director of Legislative Administrative …

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Become a House Legislative Page

My office still has a few page opportunities available and I would love to host a few students if there is interest. The House Legislative Page program is designed for students in middle school, junior high or the first years of high school. Working as a page in the Kansas Legislature is an excellent way …

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