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In Topeka:
State Capitol, Room 149-S

At home in Beloit:
921 N. Mill Street
Beloit, KS 67420

About the 107th

Committee Appointments

Dear Friend:

I hope this note finds you recovering from a fun and safe holiday weekend! As most communities cancelled annual festivities and fireworks, we celebrated with burgers and brats – and masks and sanitizer.

And, because I don't have a campaign to constantly promote, you'll just have to be satisfied with grandma pics! This is my newest grandson, Kingston, with his oldest brothers who just turned 9!
New & Ongoing Interim Committees

Legislative work continues, even during the campaign cycle and COVID. Four new committees were created. I will be following their work and providing updates as needed:
  • Economic Recovery Interim Study Committee
  • Special Committee on Kansas Emergency Management
  • Kansas Mental Health Modernization and Reform Committee
  • Foster Care Oversight Committee
    • I am honored to chair this committee and look forward to continuing our work to restore trust and safety in our foster care system. 
    • We will meet for six days and the purpose of the committee will be to gain input from families, social workers, and stakeholders on progress and shortfalls in the state’s child welfare system. 
    • Information to be considered will include: 
      • Tracking educational outcomes for children in foster care, 
      • Quality of care for children in foster care, 
      • Access to health and mental health services, 
      • Trends in contributing factors, 
      • Program outcomes from the Family First Prevention Services Act, and 
      • Barriers to sharing information across stakeholders. 
    • The committee will make recommendations to the legislature on additional improvements and oversight needed to improve the state’s child welfare system.

Rural Kansas already stands to lose representation in Topeka when new legislative districts are drawn in 2022. Redrawing these lines relies on Census data being collected now
COVID-19 Update

Governor Kelly issued an order to require face masks be worn in public places. To ensure local units of government maintain authority in cases where they may have few or no COVID cases, the bill we passed during Special Session allows county commissions to pass less stringent rules. Of 105 counties in Kansas, there are:
  • Seven counties with no cases (RA, DC, WA, GL, WH, GH, RS, KM),
  • 42 counties with less than ten cases, and
  • Six counties with 1,001-2,300 cases (FI, FO, SG, LV, WY, JO).
Please wear a mask and stay safe!


Rep. Susan Concannon
Copyright © 2020 Paid for by Concannon for Kansas, Tamarah Pruitt, Treasurer, All rights reserved.

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