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Ex-majority leader jailed for DUI is leaving Kansas Senate

 

November 30, 2022



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas lawmaker who was forced out of one of the state Senate's most powerful jobs following an arrest for drunken driving and speeding the wrong way on two interstate highways is planning to leave the Legislature in early January.

Former Senate Majority Leader Sen. Gene Suellentrop, a Wichita Republican, confirmed Tuesday that he plans to retire Jan. 2, saying in an email that his 13 years as a lawmaker "is long enough." State senators aren't up for reelection until 2024, and Republicans in his district will find a replacement to serve the rest of his four-year term...



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