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2020 Kansas Legislative Insights

Every week during the Kansas Legislature, Foulston Siefkin’s Governmental Affairs and Public Policy Law practice group keeps an eye on what’s happening, what’s coming up, and what it might mean for you and your organization – and we share it with you every Friday through the Kansas Legislative Insights newsletter. If you’re a business leader or owner, HR or governmental relations professional, investor, or simply an interested Kansan, subscribe to the weekly newsletter by contacting Tammy Allen at

View the current session of Kansas Legislative Insights here.

2020 Legislative Insights

View the 2019 editions of the Kansas Legislative Insights Newsletter here.

Newsletter Editors


James (Jim) P. Rankin
Governmental Affairs & Public Policy Law Team Leader
785.806.3600 | View Bio


Gary L. Robbins
Governmental Affairs Consultant

James P. (Jim) Rankin and Gary L. Robbins are co-editors of Foulston Siefkin’s Kansas Legislative Insights Newsletter. As a partner at Foulston Siefkin, Jim’s practice focuses on employee benefits law relating to public, private, governmental, and tax-exempt organizations. A large part of his work involves insurance regulatory and compliance issues in many industries, including healthcare. Jim has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list. He is the firm's representative with State Law Resources, Inc., a national network of independent law firms selected for their expertise in administrative, regulatory, and government relations at the state and federal level. Gary, a governmental affairs consultant to Foulston Siefkin’s Governmental Affairs & Public Policy practice group, provides legislative monitoring and lobbying services for Foulston’s governmental relations clients. He holds a bachelor of science degree in history and political science from Southwestern College and a master’s degree in labor economics from Wichita State University. Throughout his extensive career, Gary has served as CLE Director to the Kansas Bar Association and as Executive Director of the Kansas Optometric Association.

For More Information

Published regularly during the Kansas Legislative Session, this newsletter focuses on issues such as business, health care, insurance, taxation, financial services, agribusiness, energy, environment, real estate, and labor and employment. Bill summaries are by necessity brief, however, for additional information on any issue before the Kansas Legislature, contact Foulston Siefkin’s Governmental Affairs and Public Policy Law practice group leader, James P. Rankin at 785.233.3600 or

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