60th District Representative Mark Schreiber weighs in on conclusion of 2019 l...
4 Jun 2019 at 1:51pm

60th District Representative Mark Schreiber feels the recently concluded legislative session was very successful from a budgetary standpoint. Schreiber, KVOE's Newsmaker 2 guest Tuesday, says the final day in the House of Representatives was relatively quiet, however, saw quite a few items addressed. This included an override of a package of b...


Handful of items await lawmakers when they return to business next week
25 Apr 2019 at 12:26pm

State lawmakers are getting ready to get back to work and, if everything works out well, close down the 2019 legislative session in short order. The veto session begins May 1, and 60th District Representative Mark Schreiber, KVOE's Newsmaker 2 guest Wednesday, says just a handful of items remain up for discussion and possible action. House mem...


Local House members split on Medicaid expansion with Senate discussion likely...
22 Mar 2019 at 1:39pm

Medicaid expansion is now headed to the Kansas Senate after the House of Representatives approved House Bill 2066 late Thursday. The vote was 69-54 in favor, with 60th District Representative Mark Schreiber of Emporia voting for the bill. 51st District Rep. Ron Highland of Wamego and 76th District Rep. Eric Smith of Burlington voted against it...


Schreiber weighs in on current progress of 2019 legislative session
25 Mar 2019 at 1:35pm

The 2019 legislative session is starting to pick up. This is according to 60th District Representative Mark Schreiber of Emporia, KVOE's Newsmaker 2 guest this Monday morning. Schreiber says at the start this year's session got off to a slower start than normal. Discussions on K-12 education funding continues to be a major discussion item as l...


Wind energy under discussion
22 Feb 2019 at 2:04pm

Members of the House Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Committee, including Rep. Mark Schreiber of Emporia, have spent the last several days hearing testimony regarding wind farms. The committee heard testimony from proponents and opponents of a bill that would impose heavy restrictions on new wind energy developments across the state. ...