|Kansas House of Representatives District 18|
|January 10, 2011 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Boston College (1970)|
|J.D.||Washington University (1973)|
|Service/branch||United States Army Corps of Engineers|
|Years of service||1977 – 1979|
|Service branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1973 – 1976|
|Birthday||June 23, 1948|
|Place of birth||Kansas City, Missouri|
Rubin's career began in the military, where he served a three year active duty tour as a JAG Corps officer with the US Navy during the Vietnam War. After his service in the military, he worked as an attorney/advisor specializing in contract and procurement law for the Kansas City District of the US Army Corps of Engineers. He was then promoted to the position of labor lawyer and senior litigator for the Kansas City Region of the Federal Labor Relations Authority. John then rose to a position as a banking law specialist and senior litigator for the Kansas City Region of the FDIC. There, he prosecuted financial institutions and their officers. Due to his strong record of Federal service, John was appointed in October 1994 by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services as a United States Administrative Law Judge. He served in that capacity for ten years until his retirement in 2004.
Rubin graduated magna cum laude from Boston College in 1970. He earned his JD from the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis in 1973.
Rubin's website highlights the following campaign themes:
Promote a Vibrant and Competitive Economy
- Excerpt:"Advocate a pro-business fiscal policy to spur economic development"
Rein in State Spending and Limit the Size of Government
- Excerpt:"Implement zero-based budgeting to ensure justification, accountability and transparency"
Support Quality Public Education
- Excerpt:"Establish and maintain local control of school districts budgeting, receipts, and expenditures "
Enforce the Rule of Law
- Excerpt:"Eliminate Kansas taxpayer funding of any non-emergency benefits or services for illegal immigrants "
Maintain and Strengthen Traditional Kansas Values
- Excerpt:"Enact pro-life legislation and policies "
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rubin served on the following committees:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Corrections and Juvenile Justice, Chair|
|• Rules and Journal|
|• Pensions and Benefits|
Rubin served on the following committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
|Kansas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Arts and Cultural Resources|
|• Children and Families|
|• Federal and State Affairs|
|• Rules and Journal|
Rubin won re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 18. Rubin defeated Neal Sawyer in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Milack Talia (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 18, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||John Rubin Incumbent||53.7%||6,057|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 18 Republican Primary, 2012|
|John Rubin Incumbent||66.8%||1,797|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 18 General Election (2010)|
|John Rubin (R)||4,948|
|Cindy Neighbor (D)||3,432|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Rubin raised $34,365 in contributions. 
His three largest contributors were:
|Kansas Chamber Of Commerce & Industry||$1,000|
Rubin and his wife Roberta have two children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term John + Rubin + Kansas + Legislature
- All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.
- Kansas Only State to Close Criminal Records to Public - AllGov
- House GOP leaders pen letter backing DD supports in KanCare - KHI News Service
- House member gathers signatures to extend DD KanCare "carve-out" - KHI News Service
- Possible Kansas tax compromise in the works - Kansas City Star
- Many criminal records closed in Kansas - Kansas City Star
- AP: Kansas takes closed approach to criminal records - The Garden City Telegram
- Kansas gun law is under fire - The Olathenews
- Lawmakers: KanCare for developmentally disabled or $4 million cut - Kansas City Star
- Lawmakers, Kan., residents discuss Kancare - fox4kc.com
- Concerns escalate about moving developmentally disabled to KanCare - Kansas City Star
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- Official House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "johnrubin," Official Campaign Website
- ↑ Newt Gingrich 2012, "Newt Gingrich Announces Support of Conservative Kansas State Legislators," February 15, 2012
- ↑ Kansas Secretary of State, "Candidates for the 2012 primary (official)," retrieved July 16, 2012.
- ↑ C-SPAN, "Kansas - Summary Vote Results," retrieved August 7, 2012.
- ↑ Kansas Secretary of State, "2012 Kansas General Election Results," accessed November 7, 2012
- ↑ Official Kansas House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010
- ↑ 2010 contributions
Cindy Neighbor (D)
|Kansas House of Representatives District 18
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