One of several traditional conservative values is controlling illegal immigration. The Kansas Senate recently voted on 5 bills shown below. This post shows how both The Senate Republican Leadership and The Senate Democratic Leadership voted the same way and against traditional Kansas values.
A Vote to adopt an amendment that sets penalties for businesses that employ undocumented immigrants and practitioners of employment identity fraud, prohibits unauthorized immigrants from receiving public benefits, and sets new requirements for driver’s license applicants. Rejected 12 – 27
B Vote to adopt an amendment that makes undocumented immigrants ineligible for state or local public benefits in the state of Kansas. Rejected 11 – 26
C Vote to adopt an amendment that removes state funding for law enforcement agencies that the attorney general finds are obstructing their officers from enforcing immigration law. Rejected 14 – 24
D Vote to adopt an amendment that makes undocumented immigrants ineligible for state or local public benefits in the state of Kansas. Rejected 12 – 26
E Vote to adopt an amendment that sets deadlines for when state employers must participate in E-Verify, and sets penalties for employers that fail to comply. Rejected 11 – 27
|11||Sen. John Vratil||Republican||N||N||N||N||N|
|15||Sen. Derek Schmidt||Republican||N||N||N||N||N|
|18||Sen. Laura Kelly||Democratic||N||N||N||N||N|
|19||Sen. Anthony Hensley||Democratic||N||N||NV||N||NV|
|20||Sen. Vicki Schmidt||Republican||N||N||N||N||N|
|25||Sen. Jean Kurtis Schodorf||Republican||N||N||N||N||N|
|36||Sen. Janis Lee||Democratic||N||N||N||N||N|
|39||Sen. Stephen Morris||Republican||N||N||N||N||N|
Click on a Senator’s name and you can see how they voted on other bills.