Senator Terrie Huntington
Republican — 7th District
Senator Terrie Huntington (R-Fairway)
6264 Glenfield Drive
Fairway, KS 66205
Senate District Seven (7)
Area: Northeast Johnson County, Kansas.
Home City: Mission Hills, KS
Education: BA, University of Kansas
Professional Experiences: Retired Marketing Communications
Ethics and Elections (Senate Committee)
KPERS Select (Senate Committee)
Local Government (Senate Committee)
Public Health and Welfare (Senate Committee)
Transportation (Senate Committee)
Ways and Means (Senate Committee)
Capitol Website: Click Here Emails: Terrie.Huntington@senate.ks.gov
State Office Building, Room 235-E
Topeka, KS 66612-1588
Latest Scoring of Sen. Huntington Fiscal/Tax Policy
Americans for Prosperity – Kansas Chapter’s position, Senator Huntington received a rating of 12. A score of 100 is considered perfect and above 75 is considered a friend of the taxpayer. With this score Senator Huntington is considered one of the most liberal Senators in Kansas within either party.
Increasing Minimum Wage SB 160 — Votes Yes — Bill Passed – House (104 – 21) Requires employers to cover the difference if tipped employees do not make enough in tips combined with a minimum wage of $2.13 an hour to equal $7.25 an hour (Sec.1). Allows employers to pay new employees who are under 20 years old a wage of $4.25 an hour for their first 90 days of employment (Sec. 1).
National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund assigned Senator Huntington a grade of C. A+ is considered perfect.
Conceal and Carry
HB 2118 — Voted No — Conference Report Adopted – House (93 – 24)
The ability for Kansan’s to carry a concealed firearm if they have the training and become licensed to do so before hand. Huntington voted no on this important law and has consistently voted against 2nd Amendment Rights in Kansas.
Eminent Domain Constitutional Amendment
HCR 5025 — Voted No — Amendment Rejected – House (81 – 43)
HCR 5025 proposes to amend Article 15 of the Kansas Constitution by adding a new section that would prohibit state or local governments from taking, by eminent domain, private real property, except for public use. Public use would be defined as possession, occupation, or enjoyment of the land by the public at large, or by public agencies, or to acquire real property to eliminate an immediate threat to public health or safety.
Kansans for Life assigned Senator Huntington a 20%. 100% is the highest score.
Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion Law Amendments
SB 389 – Voted No — Bill Passed – House (84 – 40)
The bill would require the Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (SRS) to publish an annual report of child sexual abuse cases received by SRS from abortion providers. The name of the child and any other identifying information would be kept confidential and would not be included in the report. Huntington voted no which indicated support for late-term (3rd Trimester) abortions.
HB 2218 — Voted No — Bill Passed – Senate (24 – 15)
Self Explanatory. Huntington voted no to not regulate the abortion industry.
Violence Against Unborn Children
HB 2062 – Voted No — Conference Report Adopted – House (97 – 27)
HB 2062 would amend the statute on criminal use of explosives; create a special application in sentencing for a third or subsequent conviction of burglary; enact Alexa’s Law dealing with crimes against unborn children; and amend the statute on immunity from prosecution or liability for use of force. In addition, the bill enacts new criminal provisions regarding controlled substances and paraphernalia, authorize creation of the Controlled Substances Monitoring Task Force, and expand the law regarding battery against a mental health employee. Huntington voted no against Alexa’s Law.
Amending Statutes Regulating Late-Term and Partial Birth Abortion
HB 2035 — Voted No — Bill Passed – Senate (24 – 15)
Huntington voted no on amending late term (3rd trimester) abortions.
03/07/2006 Amend HB 2615 — Voted Yes — Amendment Adopted – House (63 – 58)Huntington voted to give in-state tuition assistance to illegal aliens.
Allowing Coal Power Plants
HB 2014 — Voted No — Bill Passed – House (79 – 44)
HB 2014 would authorize the Kansas Electric Transmission Authority to establish and charge reasonable fees, rates, tariffs, or other charges for both the use of all facilities owned, financed, or administered by the Authority and for all services rendered by the Authority. The Kansas Corporation Commission indicates that the passage of HB 2014 would have no fiscal effect on agency operations. Huntington voted against passage of a bill that would have allowed for a new coal plant to be built in southwest Kansas.
For almost 40 years Federal and State Courts have upheld the constitutional right of lawmakers to regulate Sexually Oriented Businesses (SOB’s) because of the “Negative Secondary Effects” these types of businesses have on communities. The leading negative secondary effects are increased crime, increased sexually transmitted diseases, general blight, decreased property values, increased drug trafficking, prostitution, human trafficking, etc… These effects are not engines of prosperity. SOB’s do not add value to communities but are costly and increasingly burdensome to taxpayers. Senator Huntington voted against SB 514 and in favor of sexually oriented businesses.
Huntington’s Top Campaign Contributors by Category
General Contractors — $2,250
Lawyers & Lobbyists — $1,425
Business Associations — $1,400
Health Professionals — $1,050
Public Sector Unions — $1,000
Insurance — $500
Printing & Publishing — $500
Republican Officials, Candidates & Former Members — $500
Recreation & Live Entertainment — $400
Home Builders — $300
Tobacco companies & tobacco product sales — $300
Agricultural Services & Products –$275
Real Estate — $250
Oil & Gas — $200
Food & Beverage — $150
*All sources available by contacting the Kansas Senate Watch
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