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Vincent Wetta is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 80th district. He has served since 2007.

Wetta, who received his BA from Wichita State University, worked as a conductor/engineer with the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway Company for 40 years.

He has served as President and on the Board of Directors of the Panhandle Federal Credit Union, as well as being a member of the Crusader Club, Knights of Columbus, and Wellington Rotary Club.[1]

Issue positions

Wetta's answers to the Kansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available.

When asked in the test to list his legislative goals, he stated "Energy issues are the #1 priority at this time. Transportation issues will be very important & we need to start getting ready for the future."

Committee membership

  • Energy and Utilities
  • Transportation
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources

Sponsored legislation

  • H 2084 Cities; annexation; strip annexations restricted. 03/17/2009
  • H 2245 Fair credit reporting act, credit freeze. 02/05/2009
  • H 2248 Sales tax exemption for certain organizations which provide services for seniors. 02/05/2009
  • H 5003 Kansas constitutional amendment; equal rights; no discrimination based on sex. 01/23/2009[2]

Major Donors

The top 5 donors to Wetta's 2008 campaign:[3]

  • 1. Kimball Insurance Agency Inc $1,000
  • 2. Kansas Contractors Assoc $600
  • 3. Kansas Medical Society $500
  • 4. Shank, Hank, Heather & Scott $500
  • 5. McAlister, Tom $500

References

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

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