Lynn Jenkins

Government
10:11 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Immigration Debate Heats Up at Topeka Town Hall Meeting

Congresswoman Jenkins speaking during the town hall meeting.
Stephen Koranda Kansas Public Radio

Republican Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins held a town hall meeting in Topeka Wednesday to hear opinions from voters in eastern Kansas, and many of them had immigration on their minds. Jenkins fielded several questions and comments about immigration and the discussion became quite heated.

Renee Slinkard from Parker said the U.S. should close the borders and increase immigration enforcement.

“Our immigration system is not broke,” said Slinkard. “Our immigration system is fine.  What is broken is the enforcement of that immigration system.”

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Government
10:53 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Kansas May Be Unrepresented On Ag Committee

Congressman Tim Huelskamp lost his seat on the Ag Committee last week.
Associated Press/KPR

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins says it may not be easy to get a Kansan back on the House Agriculture Committee

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Government
10:37 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Kansas GOP Keeps All Four Congressional Seats

Kan. Congressman Kevin Yoder was reelected to the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday.
Frank Morris KCUR

All four Republican members of Congress from Kansas will be returning to Washington after victories in Tuesday's election.

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Government
6:34 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Jenkins Holds Big Money Advantage Over Schlingensiepen

Schlingensiepen (left) and Jenkins during a recent debate in Lawrence.
Stephen Koranda Kansas Public Radio

The Republican incumbent candidate in Kansas' 2nd Congressional District continues to hold a big fundraising advantage over her Democratic challenger.

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