Topeka Tea Party in the Rain

Today, Americans for Prosperity-Kansas held their “Day at the Capitol” to hear speakers talk about economic issues facing Kansas and the country.  At least 150 attended this meeting.

The speakers and topics included:

  • Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, Federal legislative update
  • Earl Watkins, President & CEO of Sunflower Electric Power, Energy debate in Kansas
  • Ray Merrick, House Majority Leader, Kansas House Republican agenda
  • Dr. Art Hall, Executive Director of the Center for Applied Economics at the University of Kansas, Property tax reform in Kansas
  • Senator Tim Huelskamp, Budget transparency & card-check legislation

Some of these talks will be the subject of Meadowlark articles in the next few days.

After the meeting  the group held a “Tea Party” rally on the south side of the Capitol as rain threatened the event.  Read the rest of this entry »