On April 28, John Barker joined with liberal Governor Laura Kelly in pushing through the Expanded Gambling/ Sports Wagering Bill, known as SB38. This bill provides for statewide “Historic Horse Racing Machines” (slot machines) and syndicated broadcasting of horse racing along with online wagering.
In March, 2015, members of the Kansas House voted to approve what has come to be known as Constitutional Carry in Kansas. Eighty-five members of the House voted in favor of the new law. Representative John Barker was not one of them, joining with the anti-gunners in voting “no”.
The Family Resource Exchange, Inc. in Herington has exhibited local presence, service, and support in the community since 2002. Our mission is to provide charitable and educational assistance to adults, children, and families residing within a 15-mile radius of Herington, Kansas.