STRUCTURALLY BALANCED BUDGETS:
During Laura’s experience as Ranking Minority Member on the Ways and Means Committee, she has worked to craft budget that provide for essential services for Kansans. She is committed to ensuring that our state budget supports us in the present and prepares us to invest in our future.
BEST SCHOOLS FOR OUR CHILDREN
Our children are our future, so it is essential that we make education more affordable and accessible for every person in our state. Laura was a key force in establishing Early Childhood Development Block Grants, which are used to provide children with the opportunity to enter school ready to learn.
RESTORING ECONOMIC HEALTH:
Laura is a steadfast advocate for the Kansas economy–she supports higher education, job training and infrastructure projects that create jobs for Kansans, especially those who are returning from serving our nation overseas. It is her goal to ensure that Kansas is an attractive place for a diverse set of business interests so that our entire economy and state can prosper.