No doubt about it, things are moving slowly in Topeka.
Unfortunately, the current Republican Senate Leadership doesn’t seem interested in tackling the big problems facing Kansas like fully funding our schools, keeping our state on a sustainable fiscal path, or improving healthcare statewide with Medicaid Expansion.
It's turnaround week in the Legislature – we're halfway through! Because of our deadlines, all bills that are to be considered must move forward by Thursday. It's going to be a busy week, and I'm eager to work through everything coming.
I am so proud to have earned the trust of my neighbors to represent the 25th District in the Kansas Senate.
In the weeks since the Senate District Convention in early December, I’m lucky to have met with countless friends, business owners, and working Wichitans in my district. I want to specifically thank Lt. Gov. Lynn and Kris Rogers for their mentorship as I learn the ropes.
As a Wichita native, a daughter of a deeply politically active father, and a lifelong advocate for social justice, I’ve seen, won, and lost many tough political scraps. Paired with the politics I’ve witnessed as a small business owner, I thought I’d seen some doozies. Then I came to the Kansas Senate.
Senator Mary Ware has received the following Committee appointments for the 2019 Legislative Session.
On January 16, 2019, Senator Mary Ware took her oath of office in the Kansas Senate. Ware was elected by Democratic Committepersons on Saturday, December 1, 2018 to Wichita's 25th Senate District to fill the unexpired term of Lynn Rogers, who was elected Lt. Governor on November 6, 2018. Lt. Gov. Rogers took his oath of office on the same day.