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{{TOCnestright}}[[Image:TimOwens.jpg|thumb|150px|right|Senator Tim Owens]]
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'''Tim Owens''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Kansas Senate]], representing the 8th District since 2008.  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 Senate]], representing the 8th District since 2008.  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.
  
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===Committee assignments===
 
===Committee assignments===
 
Sen. Owens serves on these [[Kansas State Legislature|legislative committees]]:<reF>[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-senate/searchSenate.do?rep=4496 Profile from the Kansas Legislature]</reF>
 
Sen. Owens serves on these [[Kansas State Legislature|legislative committees]]:<reF>[http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-senate/searchSenate.do?rep=4496 Profile from the Kansas Legislature]</reF>
* Judiciary (chair)
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* [[Judiciary Committee, Kansas Senate|Judiciary]] (Chair)
* Confirmation Oversight
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* [[Confirmation Oversight Committee, Kansas Senate|Confirmation Oversight]]
* Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight
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* [[Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight Joint Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight]]
* Education
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* [[Education Committee, Kansas Senate|Education]]
* Federal and State Affairs
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* [[Federal and State Affairs Committee, Kansas Senate|Federal and State Affairs]]
* Joint Committee on Kansas Security
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* [[Kansas Security Joint Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Kansas Security]]
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* [[Parole Board Oversight Joint Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Parole Board Oversight]] (Chair)
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* [[Special Claims Against the State Joint Committee, Kansas State Legislature|Joint Committee on Special Claims against the State]] (Chair)
  
 
===Sponsored legislation===
 
===Sponsored legislation===

Revision as of 12:13, 13 April 2010

Tim Owens
TimOwens.jpg
Kansas Senate District 8
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Current term ends
2013
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website Senate site

Tim Owens is a Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 8th District since 2008. 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.

Issue positions

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

Committee assignments

Sen. Owens serves on these legislative committees:[2]

Sen. Owens currently co-sponsored a resolution in favor of private ballot union elections.[3]

Major Donors

Some of the top contributors to Owens's 2008 campaign, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics:[4]

Kansas Republican Senatorial Committee, Hallmark Cards, Kansas Contractors Association, Kansas Association of Realtors, Kansas Medical Society, and others

Finance, insurance, and real estate companies were his largest donor group.

External links

References