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Kansas Legislative Insights

Every week during the Kansas Legislature, Foulston Siefkin’s Governmental Relations 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 email, or visit this page anytime for the latest updates. 

2018 Legislative Sessions

Newsletter Editors


Jim Maag​
Government Relations Consultant


James P. Rankin
Governmental Relations & Public Policy Law Team Leader
785.233.3600 | View Bio

Jim Maag and James P. "Jim" Rankin are co-editors of Foulston Siefkin’s Kansas Legislative Insights. Jim Maag, a non-lawyer Governmental Affairs Consultant to Foulston Siefkin’s Governmental Relations & Public Policy Practice Group, provides legislative monitoring and lobbying services for our governmental relations clients. Mr. Maag has had a distinguished career in governmental matters and banking, most recently serving as President of the Kansas Bankers Association. He has been involved in the Kansas legislative process for more than four decades as a legislator, administrator or lobbyist. As a partner at Foulston Siefkin, Mr. Rankin'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 health care. Mr. Rankin has been selected by 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.

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 Relations and Public Policy Law practice group leader, James P. Rankin at 785.233.3600 or

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