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Don Myers is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 82nd district. He has served since 1993.

Myers, who has a BS in Mechanical Engineering, worked as a Senior Specialist Engineer at Boeing. BS, Mechanical Engineering.

He is a member of the American Legion, Derby Chamber of Commerce, Derby First Christian Church, National Rifle Association, and Veterans for Foreign Wars.[1]

Issue positions

Myers' website lists his legislative accomplishments[2], these include:

  • voted for protection of Marriage Amendment
  • worked for limited government
  • voted for tougher abortion laws
  • voted against large increases in sales, income and property taxes
  • voted for additional education support without a tax increase
  • Authored and successfully passed English as the official state language bill

Committee membership

  • Energy and Utilities
  • Veterans, Military and Homeland Security (Chair)
  • Aging and Long Term Care
  • Economic Development and Tourism

Sponsored legislation

  • H 2150 Property taxation; 2% limit on valuation increases. 02/27/2009
  • H 2202 Enforcement of laws concerning unlawful immigration. 02/03/2009
  • H 2205 Repeal of K.S.A. 76-731a, which grants residency for tuition purposes to certain unlawful immigrants. 02/03/2009
  • H 2206 Amendments to late term and partial birth abortion law. 03/05/2009
  • H 6022 Supporting continued development of the Airborne Laser Program and urging the United States Congress to supply the funding necessary for the program. 04/03/2009[3]

Major Donors

The top 5 donors to Myers' 2008 campaign:[4]

  • 1. Koch Industries $1,000
  • 2. AT&T $1,000
  • 3. Kansas Optometric Assoc $750
  • 4. Kansas Chamber of Commerce and Industry $750
  • 5. Kansas Medical Society $750

References

  1. ^ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Don Myers Biography
  2. ^ Rep. Don Myers
  3. ^ Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member
  4. ^ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions

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