March 15, 2018 – Check out the Better Horses Network’s special episode of Better Horses, dedicated to our efforts to bring racing back to Kansas! This features a visit to a greyhound farm where you can see how well greyhounds are treated. If you need a way to talk to your friends and family about the importance of bringing racing back to Kansas, this is a great place to start!
March 1, 2018 – This past week we visited with many of you at Equifest. We’ve also seen more lies about the treatment of greyhounds being spread. We anticipate activity on our efforts to pick up next week.
February 16, 2018 – We are now waiting for the House Committee on Federal and State Affairs to visit about the bill and make any changes they deem necessary, then take a vote for the bill to come out of committee. But, your legislators won’t take action unless they hear from you – and not just once. A personal, hand-written note goes a long way. In a day and age where digital communication inundates everyone, a letter stands out.
February 8, 2018 – The House Committee on Federal and State Affairs will hold a hearing next week on the bill to return racing to Kansas. Help us by encouraging your legislators to continue moving our bill through the process so racing will return to Kansas!
Today, legislators had the opportunity to hear about the economic impact Horse and Greyhound racing could have on the Kansas economy if HB 2537 is passed. Here's a short video describing many of the themes that were shared. Race for Kansas is a Win for Kansas!
Race for Kansas supports rural agriculture and community economic development in Kansas. This initiative supports legislation that will create over 4,475 jobs for Kansans, supports Kansas farms and businesses, generates Kansas tourism and helps solves the budget gap in Kansas.
As Kansans who care about Kansas, we invite you to learn more about Race for Kansas. Explore our site. Ask questions. Contact your legislative leaders in Topeka to share with them why Race for Kansas is a win for Kansas.