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Still Awaiting Action

March 16, 2018 – HB 2545 is still awaiting a vote on the House Floor. You’ll also learn more about ways you can combat the tall-tales spun by animal rights activists.

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Better Horses Special Race for Kansas Episode

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!

Bill Leaves Committee

March 9, 2018 – On Wednesday, House Bill 2545 was voted out of the House Committee on Federal and State Affairs. This means it is ready for the Kansas House to take a vote and send this along to the Senate. We need you to continue contacting your legislators and ask them to vote to return racing to Kansas.

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Equifest 2018 and More Lies

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.

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Write a Letter

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.

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HB 2545 Gets Hearing

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!

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