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January 31, 2018 - 10:08 am
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) today applauded the signature of an executive order confirming that President Trump will not close Guantanamo Bay (GITMO) and relocate the facility to a site on the mainland. The president announced this executive order during last night’s State of the Union...
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January 28, 2018 - 10:43 am
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is touting an honor he has received by a group that promotes Kansas and its history. The Kansas Republican was honored Friday night with a citation for distinguished statesmanship from the Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas at the group's annual banquet in Topeka. Roberts...
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December 02, 2017 - 11:23 am
Washington, D.C. (KNSS) - Kansas Senators Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts both voted in favor of the Senate’s tax reform bill, which passed the Senate 51-49. In a press release, Senator Moran said, “It’s been more than three decades since Congress has reformed our tax code and Americans can no longer...
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November 09, 2017 - 2:36 pm
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today applauded the Senate Judiciary Committee’s approval of President Trump’s nomination of Holly Teeter, of Lenexa, to serve as U.S. Federal District Court Judge for the District of Kansas. Her nomination was approved with strong bipartisan support and now goes to the...
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October 23, 2017 - 1:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas agriculture community has been divided over a decision by the Trump administration to block new livestock rules from taking effect. The Lawrence Journal-World reports a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture had proposed the rules that were scheduled to go...
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August 18, 2017 - 10:24 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two U.S. senators from Kansas and Missouri say an emphasis on protecting the nation's food supply has waned since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and it's time to make the issue a priority again. Sen. Claire McCaskill, (D-Missouri), and Sen. Roberts, (R-Kansas), met Friday...
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July 25, 2017 - 9:13 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Both Kansas Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran have voted in favor of having the Senate debate health care legislation. The two Republicans were on the same side Tuesday even though they've taken different stances on a proposal from GOP leaders for overhauling health care...
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July 25, 2017 - 11:30 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) has introduced legislation with U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) to award former Kansas U.S. Senator Bob Dole with the Congressional Gold Medal in “recognition for his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator and statesman." “I have joined...
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June 30, 2017 - 2:57 pm
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) announces his legislation to address the threat of agro-terrorism and ensure the safety of the U.S. food supply has been signed into law. Roberts, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, introduced the bipartisan...
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June 28, 2017 - 9:03 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' two Republican senators are split over a GOP plan for overhauling health care that has been shelved. Sen. Jerry Moran said Tuesday he was pleased by a delay of the Senate's debate on the bill. He said it "missed the mark for Kansans" and did not have his support. Sen...
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