Dedicated to being a voice and advocate for all Kansans including the unborn, elderly, and most vulnerable.
100% pro-life record
Believes life begins at conception
Endorsed by Kansans for Life
Serving on the Senate Education Committee, I have a voice to support all of the school districts in my area, which is a responsibility I make a priority. I will continue to work hard to keep money for education in what matters most--teachers and students.
Committed to keeping control to the local school districts rather than mandates from Topeka
Committed to writing a fair and adquate formula for school funding that support students and teachers and provides incentives for programs that support the Kansas Board of Education's New Vision for Education Plan
Passed Jason Flatt Act, requiring training for suicide awareness
Passed Language Assessment Program for children who are deaf or hard of hearing from birth to age 8, requiring an annual assessment and establishes an advisory commission to recommend specific action plans
I will continue to advocate to provide the core services needed to keep our state running efficiently.
Helped secured funding for monitoring earthquakes
Voted for increased funding for state hospitals
Reformed government programs including the juvenile justice and welfare systems
Senator Kerschen and Rep Hutton joined ACT to share their insight on things happening within the Capitol and answer questions from ACT members. "[Senator Kerschen] has been active and responsive to the concerns and needs of our families and we thank [him]." ACT of South Central Kansas
Working to reduce the backlog of Medicaid applications for nursing homes to help bring financial stability to them
Passed legislation that prohibits outsourcing or privatization of Larned and Osawatomie State Hospitals without legislative approval.
Supported Acupuncture Act and Physical Therapy Practice Ac, which provides for the licensure of individuals by the Board of Healing Arts and exempts physical therapists from the Acupuncture Act
I will continue to fight to uphold the second amendment and your right to bear arms.
Joined with Farm Bureau and other ag groups to oppose EPA ruling on the Water of the U.S., giving EPA authority over bodies of water they don't control now.
Passed legislation that would update state branding laws for livestock.
Passed legislation that would strengthen penalties and fines for failure to file a water use report.
Passed legislation that would grant additional authority to Secretary of Agriculture to quarantine the state or parts of the state when necessary for protection of public health.
I'm committed to working hard to make a better government where taxes are kept to a minimum and businesses are free to expand and grow.
Voted to lower state individual income taxes and capped property tax increases
Prevented the largest property tax increase on agricultural use land