Larry Powell (Kansas politician)

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Larry Powell
Member of the Kansas Senate
from the 39th district
In office
2013–2016
Preceded by Stephen Morris
Member of the Kansas House of Representatives
from the 117th district
In office
2001–2012
Succeeded by John Ewy
Personal details
Born (1939-09-17) September 17, 1939 (age 78)
Kalvesta, Kansas
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Myrna Powell
Residence Garden City, Kansas
Alma mater Garden City Community College
Kansas State University
Profession Rancher
Website http://www.larrypowellforsenate.com

Larry Powell is a Republican member of the Kansas Senate, who has represented the 39th district since 2013.[1] He is a fourth generation Kansan, from Kalvesta, Kansas, and was a member of the Kansas House of Representatives representing the 117th district, from 2001-2012.[2][3] Powell's identifies as anti-abortion and is an advocate of the Second Amendment. He is a supporter of local schools, family farms, and opposes tax increases.[4]

He is a Garden City rancher, and is married to Myrna Powell.[1]

Committee membership[edit]

Senator Powell serves on the following legislative committees:[1]

  • 2015 Special Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Agriculture (Chair)
  • Assessment and Taxation
  • Clean Power Plan Implementation Study Committee
  • Joint Committee on State Building Construction
  • Natural Resources (Chair)
  • Ways and Means
  • Utilities

Major donors[edit]

The top 5 donors to Powell's 2008 campaign:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Senator Larry Powell". Kansas Legislature, 2015-2016 Legislative Sessions. Kansas Legislative Information System and Services. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Conservative Leader". Larry Powell for Senate. Powell for Senate. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Representative Larry Powell". Kansas Legislature, 2011-2012 Legislative Sessions. Kansas Legislative Information System and Services. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Meet Larry". Larry Powell for Senate. Powell for Senate. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  5. ^ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions

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