Rep. Lynn Jenkins
Republican • 2nd District, Kansas • 3rd Term • Sworn In 2009
- 19 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 84 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 75 of 436)
- 258 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 156 of 439) 13 Made Into Law (Ranks 31 of 439)
Jenkins was born on June 10, 1963, in Holton, Kansas. She is a graduate of Kansas State University and Weber State College, and she is a Certified Public Accountant. She was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1998. She was a member of the House from 1999 to 2000 and then served in the Kansas Senate from 2001 to 2002. In 2002, she was elected as the 37th State Treasurer of Kansas, defeating Democrat Sally Finney by winning 56%-43%. In 2006, Jenkins was re-elected to a second term. She defeated Democrat Larry Wilson 64%-35%.<ref name="campaignwebsite"> Lynn Jenkins for US Congress</ref> She has two children. Her husband, Scott Jenkins, filed for divorce on November 7, 2008.<ref name="Barbara Hollingsworth">Barbara Hollingsworth, "Lynn Jenkins' husband files for divorce," Topeka Capital-Journal, November 10, 2008.</ref>
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- Past Seven Days: 30
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4935 - Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No Jul 17, 2014 4 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements to the child tax credit.
H.R.4781 - Medicare Access to Rural Anesthesiology Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee May 30, 2014 5 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide payment under part A of the Medicare Program on a reasonable cost basis for anesthe...
H.R.4333Referred to the House Committee Mar 27, 2014 7 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve 529 plans.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.J.Res.118Referred to the House Committee Jul 10, 2014 10 Views
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection ...
H.Res.657Motion to reconsider laid Jul 11, 2014 31 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States support for the State of Israel as it defends itself against unpr...
H.R.4930 - Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jun 20, 2014 9 Views
To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing services to children with medically comp...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 3230 Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014Nay (with party)July 22, 2014
H.R. 1022: Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act of 2013
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1022 Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs ActNay (with party)July 22, 2014
H.R. 4411: Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 4411 To prevent Hezbollah and associated entities from gaining access to international financial and other institutions, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)July 22, 2014