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|Name = Tim Owens
political position  = Kansas Senate District 8 |
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|Position = Kansas State Senate District 8
assumed office      = 2009 |
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term ends           =[[When state legislators assume office after a general election| January 14, 2013]] |
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|Tenure = 2009 - present
political party     = [[Republican]] |
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|Term ends = [[When state legislators assume office after a general election|January 14, 2013]]
profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 2009
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|Base salary = $88.50/day
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|First elected =November 4, 2008
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|Next election = [[Kansas State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Birthday =August 13, 1945
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'''Tim Owens''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Kansas State Senate]], representing the 8th District since 2009.  He was a Representative for the 19th district in the [[Kansas House of Representatives]] from 2002 until his election as Senator.  From 1981 to 2005, he served as a council member for the Overland Park City Council, 3rd District.  He is married with 2 children.
 
'''Tim Owens''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Kansas State Senate]], representing the 8th District since 2009.  He was a Representative for the 19th district in the [[Kansas House of Representatives]] from 2002 until his election as Senator.  From 1981 to 2005, he served as a council member for the Overland Park City Council, 3rd District.  He is married with 2 children.
 
==Policy positions==
 
Sen. Owens's views on the issues according to his website:<rEf>[http://www.timowens.org/default.asp?a=Issues&tid=7964 Tim Owens Issues]</reF>
 
* A new approach to education.  Education funding is important.
 
* Opposed to a [[Taxpayer Bill of Rights|TABOR]] amendment until it is "clear and well understood".
 
* Laws to regulate eminent domain are needed.
 
* Pro-life
 
* Supports stem cell research
 
* Not opposed to gun possession but has voted against concealed weapons carrying
 
Sen. Owens currently co-sponsored a resolution in favor of private ballot union elections.<ReF>[http://www.kslegislature.org/bills/2010/2009_1828.pdf SR 1828 Kansas Legislature]</ref>
 
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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* [[Parole Board Oversight Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Parole Board Oversight]] (Chair)
 
* [[Parole Board Oversight Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Parole Board Oversight]] (Chair)
 
* [[Special Claims Against the State Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Special Claims against the State]] (Chair)
 
* [[Special Claims Against the State Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Special Claims against the State]] (Chair)
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==Issues==
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Sen. Owens's views on the issues according to his website:<rEf>[http://www.timowens.org/default.asp?a=Issues&tid=7964 Tim Owens Issues]</reF>
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* A new approach to education.  Education funding is important.
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* Opposed to a [[Taxpayer Bill of Rights|TABOR]] amendment until it is "clear and well understood".
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* Laws to regulate eminent domain are needed.
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* Pro-life
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* Supports stem cell research
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* Not opposed to gun possession but has voted against concealed weapons carrying
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Sen. Owens currently co-sponsored a resolution in favor of private ballot union elections.<ReF>[http://www.kslegislature.org/bills/2010/2009_1828.pdf SR 1828 Kansas Legislature]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
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* [http://www.timowens.org/ Sen. Owens's website]
 
* [http://www.timowens.org/ Sen. Owens's website]
*[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-senate/searchSenate.do?rep=4496 Kansas State Senate Website]  
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*[http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/year1/members/sen_owens_tim_1/ Kansas State Senate Website]  
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=34613 Project Vote Smart Bio]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=34613 Project Vote Smart Bio]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=34613 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=34613 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]

Revision as of 14:04, 17 November 2011

Tim Owens
TimOwens.jpg
Kansas State Senate District 8
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 14, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$88.50/day
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kansas House of Representatives
2002 – 2009
Education
Bachelor'sKansas State University (1968)
J.D.Washburn University School of Law (1974)
OtherUnited States Army Command and General Staff College (1981)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Personal
BirthdayAugust 13, 1945
Place of birthWatertown, New York
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionChristian/Protestant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification

Tim Owens is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate, representing the 8th District since 2009. He was a Representative for the 19th district in the Kansas House of Representatives from 2002 until his election as Senator. From 1981 to 2005, he served as a council member for the Overland Park City Council, 3rd District. He is married with 2 children.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Owens has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Owens served on these committees:

Issues

Sen. Owens's views on the issues according to his website:[1]

  • A new approach to education. Education funding is important.
  • Opposed to a TABOR amendment until it is "clear and well understood".
  • Laws to regulate eminent domain are needed.
  • Pro-life
  • Supports stem cell research
  • Not opposed to gun possession but has voted against concealed weapons carrying

Sen. Owens currently co-sponsored a resolution in favor of private ballot union elections.[2]

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Owens was elected to the 8th District Seat in the Kansas State Senate, defeating Judy Macy (D).[3] Owens raised $81,979 for his campaign, while Macy raised $23,746.[4]

Kansas State Senate, District 8 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngTim Owens (R) 17,708 53.6%
Judy Macy (D) 15,297 46.4%

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Owens collected $81,979 in donations:[5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee $2,800
Senate Republican Leadership Committee of Kansas $2,000
Hallmark Cards $2,000
Kansas Contractors Association $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Barbara P. Allen
Kansas Senate District 8
2009–present
Succeeded by
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