Property tax relief reduction plan introduced to loosen Kansans’ budgets

“‘One single mother I spoke with shared that unless we can fix this very soon, she’ll be taxed out of her home, and ultimately forced to take her children out of her award-winning school district,’”’ said Courtney Tripp, a candidate for the Kansas House in District 117. “Tripp noted that Kansans worry they will beContinue reading “Property tax relief reduction plan introduced to loosen Kansans’ budgets”

Local Resident on November Ballot for State House District 117

“In the short time Courtney Tripp has lived in De Soto, she’s felt empowered to contribute to a community she regards as ‘the perfect home.’ Courtney decided the best way to do so was using her personal background a professional experience and run for Kansas State House District 117. “‘My husband and I really fellContinue reading “Local Resident on November Ballot for State House District 117”

Run for Something Endorses Courtney Tripp for Kansas House

Courtney Tripp is proud to receive the endorsement of Run for Something (RFS), the groundbreaking organization that recruits and supports strong voices in the next generation of leadership. A results-driven leader and community volunteer, Tripp seeks to use her experience to bring a fresh perspective to the Kansas legislature and support the people and communitiesContinue reading “Run for Something Endorses Courtney Tripp for Kansas House”

Abortion rights advocates share stories at Kansas Statehouse protest after overturn of Roe v. Wade

“Courtney Tripp, seeking election in the state’s 117th House District, said each person who shared their story was making a difference and could represent hope to someone in a similar place. “‘All eyes are going to be on Kansas on August 2,’ Tripp said. ‘So, feel that pain, gather with friends, find support, get angryContinue reading “Abortion rights advocates share stories at Kansas Statehouse protest after overturn of Roe v. Wade”

Kansas House Districts: Which ones were most affected in redistricting?

“House 117Incumbent: Republican state Rep. Tatum Lee of Ness City.Percentage of population from old district: NoneWhat happened: District was collapsed and moved to eastern Kansas because of shifts in population. It now covers parts of Douglas and Johnson counties. Lee was moved into House District 118, where she’s running against incumbent state Rep. Jim Minnix. The district wentContinue reading “Kansas House Districts: Which ones were most affected in redistricting?”

First Democratic candidate for newly created House District 117 files for election

“De Soto resident Courtney Tripp filed this week as the first Democratic candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives’ newly created District 117… “The new District 117 currently doesn’t have an elected representative living within its borders. The district will represent the southern portion of Eudora plus a chunk of the area of Douglas CountyContinue reading “First Democratic candidate for newly created House District 117 files for election”

Courtney Tripp Files as First-Time Candidate for the Kansas House

The De Soto resident seeks to represent the people of the newly created District 117 De Soto, Kan. – On Friday, June 3, 2022, Courtney Tripp filed as a first-time Democratic candidate to represent the newly created Kansas House District 117. A results-driven leader and community volunteer, Tripp seeks to bring a fresh perspective toContinue reading “Courtney Tripp Files as First-Time Candidate for the Kansas House”