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BYE BYE DREADED TAX DAY!
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, the nation recognizes the worst day of the year: ‘Tax Day.’ Luckily, this is the last time Americans will file their taxes under the outdated,...  Full Story
2018 FARM BILL PASSES THROUGH COMMITTEE
Washington D.C.- For almost 6 hours today the House Agriculture Committee debated and amended the initial draft of the 2018 Farm Bill. Following the markup session, the Farm...  Full Story
Senator Rick Billinger Newsletter

Senator Rick Billinger's weekly newsletter

Governor Colyer Signs Three Bills into Law

TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. signed the following bills into law on April 18: Full Story

Kansas Memorial To Get National Recognition

WASHINGTON D.C.- Today Congress passed legislation to recognize the Fallen Educators Memorial in Emporia, Kansas a national memorial. The Fallen Educators Memorial honors teachers, administrators, and staff members who lost their lives while working Full Story


MARSHALL OFFERS AMENDMENT TO FARM BILL TO HELP WILDFIRE VICTIMS.
MARSHALL OFFERS AMENDMENT TO FARM BILL TO HELP WILDFIRE VICTIMS.

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Marshall is pleased that the House Ag Committee approved an amendment he authored to the 2018 Farm Bill that will ease wildfire victims’ ability to access assistance. Full Story

REP. MARSHALL ADDRESSES HOUSE FLOOR ON THE IMPORTANCE OF INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS
REP. MARSHALL ADDRESSES HOUSE FLOOR ON THE IMPORTANCE OF INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS

Community leaders and producers discuss infrastructure funding and its impact on the Big First
WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Marshall, M.D. wasted no time to address the House floor following his infrastructure roundtable in Hutchinson Kansas. In his speech, he stressed the importance of improving our rural areas with competitive and reliable Full Story

BREAKING: 2018 Farm Bill Released
BREAKING: 2018 Farm Bill Released

House Agriculture Committee Releases the 2018 Farm Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today the House Agriculture Committee introduced the 2018 Farm Bill. Congressman Roger Marshall made this piece of legislation his number one priority even before his election. Having been appointed to the House Agriculture Committe Full Story

HOUSE PASSES STOP SCHOOL VIOLENCE ACT WITH OVERWHELMING BIPARTISAN SUPPORT.
HOUSE PASSES STOP SCHOOL VIOLENCE ACT WITH OVERWHELMING BIPARTISAN SUPPORT.

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today the House passed the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act of 2018. Rep. Marshall cosponsored this legislation as well as the Securing Our Schools (SOS) Act of 2018 which also passed as part of Full Story

KANSAS SENATOR ELAINE BOWERS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN  DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAM
KANSAS SENATOR ELAINE BOWERS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAM

TOPEKA- Kansas Senator Elaine Bowers has been selected to participate in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) hosted by the Secretary of Defense. The JCOC program is the oldest and most prestigious public liaison program in the Department Full Story

BOWERS RECOGNIZES SUPPORT STAFF; REFLECTS ON CURRENT SESSION
BOWERS RECOGNIZES SUPPORT STAFF; REFLECTS ON CURRENT SESSION

Senator Elaine Bowers (R-Cloud County) would like to recognize the hard work put in by her staff who has assisted her during the 2018 legislative session. Her staff consists of Office and Committee Assistant Randi Walters, of Topeka; and Legislative Full Story

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