State of Kansas Archives: on Families & Children


Chad Taylor: Successfully prosecuted case on child sexual exploitation

Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor announces that Jason Hachmeister was sentenced to 86 months in prison today after having been previously convicted by a Shawnee County jury of 105 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child, all level 5 person felonies. The sentence imposed by District Court Judge Evelyn Wilson was the maximum permitted under Kansas law. Judge Wilson also ordered lifetime post release supervision and lifetime registration as following his release from prison. Mr. Taylor credits the Topeka Police Department for their thorough and professional investigation of this matter.
Source: D.A. office press release: 2014 Kansas Senate race Feb 7, 2014

Mike Huckabee: Supports “covenant marriage”

We’ll propose initiatives in the area of divorce reform, hoping to see that people will have the option in this state of a covenant marriage where they can have more information. Back to school, if you will, making a deeper commitment. It will be their option. Shouldn’t we give people the option of making that marriage vow even stronger?
Source: 2001 State of the State address to the Arkansas legislature Jan 9, 2001

Jean Carnahan: Workplace child-care & more commitment to families

Jean Carnahan made speeches several days a week on her husband’s Senate campaign trail and worked on state legislation for better health care and education. She advocated the Equal Rights Amendment, gun control, & workplace child-care centers.

Jean Carnahan declined to be interviewed for this article, but in a campaign commercial she said she shared her husband’s commitment to families, children and the elderly.

Source: Kevin Murphy, The Kansas City Star Nov 4, 2000

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