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Kansas State Senate District 1

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    Kirk Miller
    (Dem)

  • Dennis Pyle
    (Rep)

Biographical Information

With all of the issues facing Kansas brought about by the COVID-19 virus, what would be your first priority?

Would you support overturning the SAFE Act that was put into place creating barriers to voting by Kansans? What changes to Kansas election laws and voting systems would you support? Please explain why you would support those changes.

What is your position on expanding Medicaid? Why? What would you propose to ensure health care availability in rural areas?

What is your position on gun control and the issue of gun violence? What, if any, changes would you propose to current laws?

How can changes be made to current House and Senate rules that allow for Chamber Leaders to control Committee leadership?

Will you support changing the House and Senate rules to allow a transparent system for determining which proposed bills are heard, debated and voted on? If not, why not?

Issues with DCF and foster care, plus antiquated computer systems in the Departments of Labor and Education have made news. Do you feel that our current agencies are funded at a level that they can carry out their missions? If yes, what is the problem? If no, how can it be addressed?

How can Legislators address the issues of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Kansas?

In the current politically-polarized environment, how can Senators and Representatives work together to govern Kansas?

New legislative districts are drawn by the Legislature during the second year following the Census (2012, 2022, etc.) Would you vote in favor of an amendment that would create an impartial committee to draw the new legislative districts in Kansas?

Personal Biography Kirk is a retired pipefitter, who resides on his family farm where he helped his father plant over 25,000 walnut trees. Of his three children, his oldest, Jennie, has passed from cancer. His youngest Becky, spent many years as a daycare provider and is returning back to teaching this fall. She is the mother of Lillee and Austin, his oldest granddaughter and oldest grandson. Kirk’s middle child is his son, Kirk Jr; who is a union plumber. Kirk Jr’s wife is Jennifer; together they have three child
Campaign Phone (785) 207-0471
Campaign Email kwmillersr@yahoo.com
Education 3 Years College
Community/Public Service Work with alcohol and drug dependents, in meetings and in jail.
Address 393 - 198th St. Havensville, Ks 66432
To keep the children safe. To find a few dollars I will give up my salary while COVID-19 is restraining Kansas.
Mandatory all Kansans should be required to be registered in government class when they are 18, updated every time they are at a courthouse, paying tags, paying taxes, even at court. All ballots should be mail in and the county clerk staff should notify people (simple cheap robo-call) 1 week ahead of polls closing if a ballot has not been received for that person. Nothing less should be settled for.
We have lost 3 billion as a state already by not joining. We have lost hospitals and clinics in rural areas. We MUST have Medicaid Expansion!
1) Mandatory 5 day wait on hand guns (crimes of passion). 2) 2 week wait on hand guns between November 10th and January 15th (lonely suicide time). 3) No gun show exemption on ATF licenses. 4) ATF License on tanerite like any other explosive. 5) License for any 50 round or more clips. 6) Longer sentences for crimes with guns used. 7) Conceal and open carry have gun insurance like automobile insurance.
With so many committees I will have to study this.
I think all hearings should be televised.
Take out the third party would leave enough money to fix this. Lowest bid to third parties always cost in the long run.
First off, put it in the Oath of office. 2) Equal representation from both parties and outside groups on the committee.
Fines for breaking the oath of office, put it in the state constitution. Televised reporting of who voted how and who stated what. Ethics classes be requried.
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