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Jacob LaTurner

Republican — Senator — District 13
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Jacob LaTurner represents Senate District 13 in the Kansas Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of six bills, and is the secondary sponsor of 17 bills

2008 22360.0
2012 29175.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    Room 135-E
    Kansas State Capitol Building
    300 SW 10th St.
    Topeka, KS 66612
    Phone: 785-296-7370
  • Jacob.LaTurner@senate.ks.gov



News and Blog Coverage

Which direction will state go on ethics?

Gov. Sam Brownback wants to cut funding to the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission by 9.3 percent, and some lawmakers want to curb the commission’s authority. But at least one state lawmaker wants to strengthen ethics rules and enforcement. Sen. Jacob LaTurner, R-Pittsburg, has proposed a reform package that includes term ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 1726

    Commending the ministers, pastors, priests and rabbis of Kansas for their leadership and commitment to improving lives.

  • SCR 1603

    Making application to the U.S. congress to call a convention of the states.

  • SB 110

    Sales tax exemption for sales of certain machinery and equipment used for automated ice vending machines.

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  • SB 98

    Open records, charges limited; open meetings; minutes required.

  • SB 95

    Creating the Kansas unborn child protection from dismemberment abortion act.

  • SB 45

    Authorizing the carrying of concealed handguns without a license under the personal and family protection act.

Recent Votes

SB 4

Concurred with amendments; Yea: 24 Nay: 13

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2460.0
•••No: 1332.0
•••Other: 37.0
SB 21

Final Action - Passed; Yea: 40 Nay: 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 40100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 23

Consent Calendar Passed Yea: 40 Nay: 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 40100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HCR 5002

Final Action - Adopted as amended; Yea: 35 Nay: 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3587.0
•••No: 410.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 4

Emergency Final Action - Passed; Yea: 38 Nay: 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3895.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SR 1703

Final Action - Adopted; Yea: 36 Nay: 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3690.0
•••No: 37.0
•••Other: 12.0
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