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Legislative Committee

Looking Forward to 2020 Elections With the most recent elections now behind us, and the results known, we have concluded that we fared pretty well given the candidates that were supported and elected and that we are moving forward to … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee

Voting in Upcoming General Elections Vital With this year’s General Election fast approaching, our Committee wants to take the opportunity to remind everyone of the importance of voting for the candidates of your choice when you cast your votes. To … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee

• During each election cycle our Committee engaged in a process of screening individuals who have filed to run for election to various local offices. Interviews have been conducted with a number of candidates in collaboration with representatives of allied … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – April/May 2019

Most Recent Actions Taken by Kansas Legislature… On Wednesday, May 1st, when the Legislature officially returned to Topeka the newly formed Federal Tax Implementation Conference Committee met and came to agreement on two new tax conference committee reports (CCR).  The … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – March 2019

9 Week Status of State Legislature Activities… This particular report reflects the status of legislative activities for the first nine weeks the legislature has been in Session. Week 9 Update (from lobbyist Sean Miller) We have finished week 9 of … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – December 2018

Kansas House of Representatives Leadership Elections… The leadership elections for the 2019 Kansas House of Representatives were held Monday, December 3rd, 2018, and the following individuals were elected based on action taken in both Republican and Democrat caucuses. The Speaker … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – November 2018

Mid-Term Election Draws Large Voter Turnout… With this year General Election over, we wanted to give you a brief report on the outcome of the elections and how we believe our industry will fare going forward at the national, state, … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – September 2018

Candidates for Governor Forum… During each election cycle our Committee is involved with our small business coalition in organizing and participating in initiatives that provide you with information about candidates running for various local, state, and national offices, to aid … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – June 2018

Meeting with Senator Roberts Beneficial Members of the Committee and others, were able to secure a recent meeting held in our WABA offices to discuss concerns and issues related to housing and light construction at the national level. Information developed … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – May 2018

Members participated in meetings with Congressmen to discuss concerns and issues related to housing and light construction at the national level. Meetings conducted were done in support of NAHB’s Bring Housing Home Initiative.  Additional meetings will be held in June … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – April 2018

Forum for Republican Candidates for Governor a Huge Success A forum for Republican candidates for Governor conducted recently by the Association, in collaboration with other allied entities, was a huge success.  We appreciate all members who were involved in putting … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – March 2018

Working on final preparations of a forum for Republican candidates for governor that will take place the evening of March 29th, from 6-7:30 pm at Botanica Gardens. In addition to WABA, co-sponsors will be Realtors of South Central Kansas, Wichita … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – February 2018

Republican Governor Candidates Forum Scheduled… The Association is in the process of organizing a forum for Republican candidates running for Governor.  Joining us in this endeavor is the Wichita Independent Business Association, Realtors of South Central Kansas Association, Crime Commission, … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – January 2018

It’s early in the 2018 year, and we are already receiving numerous contacts from individuals who have either made up their minds, or seriously considering running for office during the 2018 election cycle. On the Associations part, efforts are already … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – December 2017

As the 2017 year comes to an end, efforts are already being advanced to identify candidates for election to federal, state, and local offices in 2018, which will be interviewed and, if determined to be candidates worthy of support, will … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – November 2017

NAHB Makes Tax Reform Issue Top Priority We are all aware of efforts by the Trump Administration and both houses of Congress to develop meaningful and lasting tax reform.  NAHB has been very involved with this effort and issues that … Continue reading

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