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Laura Kelly
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Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 18th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2005
Preceded by Dave Jackson
Personal details
Born (1950-01-24) January 24, 1950 (age 64)
New York City, New York
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Ted Daughety
Residence Topeka, Kansas
Alma mater Bradley University
Indiana University
Religion Roman Catholic

Laura Kelly (born January 24, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 18th District since 2005. She is currently the Senate Assistant Minority Leader.

Personal life[edit]

Kelly was born in New York City. She studied at Bradley University where she earned a BS in Psychology, and at Indiana University where she earned a MS in Therapeutic Recreation.[1]

Political career[edit]

In late 2009 Kelly briefly considered a run for Kansas's 2nd congressional district.[2]

Issue positions[edit]

Priority issues for Kelly include:[3]

  • Education
  • Lower health care costs
  • Working with the public and with all levels of government for job creation

Committee assignments[edit]

Kelly serves on these legislative committees:[4]

  • Ways and Means, Ranking Minority
  • Joint Committee on Health Policy Oversight
  • Joint Committee on Home and Community Based Services Oversight
  • Judiciary
  • Joint Committee on Pensions, Investments and Benefits
  • Public Health and Welfare, Ranking Minority
  • Joint Committee on State Building Construction

[edit]

Legislation co-sponsored by Kelly includes:

  • A bill regarding the income tax[5]
  • A bill regarding retirement pensions[6]
  • A resolution supporting a U.S. laser program[7]

Group Ratings[edit]

Abortion:

  • Senator Kelly supported the interests of the Kansans for Life 17 percent in 2005.[8]

Budget, Spending, and Taxes:

  • Supported the interests of the Kansas Taxpayers Network 15 percent in 2005.[9]
  • Supported the interests of the Kansas Taxpayers Network 20 percent in 2006.[10]
  • Senator Kelly received a rating of 16.7 from the Kansas Taxpayers Network in 2007.[11]
  • Senator Kelly received a rating of 9.1 from the Kansas Taxpayers Network in 2008.[12]

Business and Consumers:

  • Senator Kelly supported the interests of the Kansas National Federation of Independent Business 100 percent (2005–2006) [13]
  • Senator Kelly received a rating of 67 from the Kansas National Federation of Independent Business (2007–2008) [14]

Education:

  • Senator Kelly supported the interests of the Kansas Association of School Boards 80 percent in 2005.[15]
  • Senator Kelly supported the interests of the Kansas Association of School Boards 67 percent in 2006.[16]

Past Endorsements[edit]

  • Kansas Sierra Club (2008) [17]
  • Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-America Missouri (2008) [18]
  • Greater Kansas City Women's Political Caucus (2008) [19]
  • Kansas National Education Association (2008) [20]

Major donors[edit]

Some of the top contributors to Kelly's 2008 campaign, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics:[21]

Senate Democrats of Kansas, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee of Kansas, Laura Kelly (self-finance), Federation of Teachers/AFT, Astrazeneca, Kansas National Education Association, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association

Political parties were her largest donor group.

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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Irish Independent

Irish Independent
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 19:38:11 -0700

The loves of my life: Laura Kelly, Wexford hotelier. 0 Comments. Email; Print; Font Size. Laura Kelly. Published 23 March 2014 02:30 AM. Hotelier Laura Kelly on the loves of her life including her dad, Pharrell Williams's Happy and Christmas in France ...
 
Dubbo Photo News | Dubbo Weekender
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:06:37 -0700

Macquarie Regional Library Young Peoples Services Coordinator Laura Kelly said the Guinness World Record was a great challenge for Dubbo's youth and their families. Part of the project was that books brought along on the day could be given to a good ...

WAER

WAER
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:12:01 -0700

Syracuse School District Chief Academic Officer Laura Kelly explains that students who opt to attend the new Leadership Academy will still have a wide variety of options and opportunities. Students will graduate with their Regents Diplomas as well as a ...
 
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:56:15 -0700

... was worth it,” Mattingly said. “I'm happy that the tour groups of potential students got to see this event as they walk by.” Laura Kelly, a sophomore psychology and English major, volunteered at the event, which she said would be the only We Love ...
 
Topeka Capital Journal (blog)
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:11:14 -0700

Senator Laura Kelly, Rep. Annie Tietze, and Rep. Annie Kuether also are women who truly care about Kansans and who want to do the right and best thing. They go above and beyond trying to get their job done. They don't do what everyone else is doing.

Boston Standard

Boston Standard
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:26:15 -0700

Boston Amateur Boxing Club's Nina Bradley produced arguably her a career-best victory at a sell-out show in Liverpool at the weekend. The Boston fighter beat home-town favourite Laura Kelly, a national ABA champion, in a unanimous points decision.
 
Narromine News
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 18:41:15 -0700

YOUTH WEEK TRIVIA: Jason Yvlverton, Lauran McWhirter, Jack Vanderneyden, Melaine Morgan, Jordan Smith, Laura Kelly, Photo: BELINDA SOOLE. YOUTH WEEK TRIVIA: Michelle Betts, Sarah Tilbrook and Laura Kelly. Photo: BELINDA SOOLE. YOUTH ...

The Star

The Star
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:33:45 -0700

Ambitious operas lined up. Emily-Jane Thomas (Third Boy), Laura Kelly (Second Boy), Abigail Kelly (First Boy), English Touring Opera // Mozart, The Magic Flute. Photo: Robert Workman. Published on the 10 April 2014 07:28. Published 10/04/2014 07:28.
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