Press Releases

RELEASE: Don McGuire announces plan to run against Sen. Jim Denning

TOPEKA – Don McGuire, of Overland Park, announced today that he will run against Sen. Jim Denning in 2020 to represent the 8th Senate District, which includes a portion of Johnson County. “Senator Denning’s loyalty to Gov. Brownback prevents him from doing the right thing and has proven he was willing to say anything to win […]

RELEASE: Democrats announce bills benefiting working Kansans

Democrats announce bills benefiting working Kansans TOPEKA –Senate Democratic Leader Anthony Hensley (Topeka) and House Democratic Leader Jim Ward (Wichita) were joined by members of the House and Senate Democratic caucuses today to roll out more than a dozen bills that directly benefit Kansas workers. “Democrats are working to strengthen the Kansas workforce, to protect […]

Fifth generation Kansan files to run for 40th Senate District

TOPEKA – Alex Herman, of Hays, filed today with the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office for the Senate’s 40th District, which includes Cheyenne, Decatur, Ellis, Gove, Graham, Logan, Norton, Rawlins, Sheridan, Sherman, Thomas, Trego, and Wallace counties along with portions of Phillips county. “The voices of northwest Kansans are not being heard in Topeka,” said […]

Wichita Attorney files for 27th Senate District

TOPEKA – Tony Hunter, of Wichita, filed last week with the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office for the Senate’s 27th District, which includes the northwest portion of Sedgwick County. “The current Legislature has failed to understand and fulfill the most basic responsibilities of government,” said Hunter. “Those responsibilities include having an independent judiciary and adequately […]

Fredonia business owner switches parties, files to challenge Forrest Knox

TOPEKA – Carl Shay, Jr., of Fredonia, filed Tuesday with the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office for the Senate’s 14th District, which includes Chautauqua, Coffey, Elk, Greenwood, Wilson, and Woodson counties along with portions of Butler, Cowley, Labette, and Montgomery counties. “I decided to change parties when I came to the conclusion that the Kansas […]