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Gwen Welshimer
Gwen Welshimer served twelve years in the Kansas House of Representatives. She has a record of competence, caring and fiscal discipline. She introduced legislation, now law, that reduced state income tax for single taxpayers. Her bill removed the tax on zoo memberships and another provided a $9,000 tax credit on new construction and remodeling for the disabled. Gwen played a major role in reducing property tax in Wichita’s USD 259 by 27% in 1992. As a member of the Kansas House, she served on the House committees for Taxation, Economic Development, Health and Human Services, and was ranking minority member on Local Government. Gwen was the founder of the Great Plains Comprehensive Agriculture and Medical Institute, which combined research efforts among our state universities. She is an emeritus member of United Methodist Urban Ministry and past president of Planeview Lions Club. She is Vice President of the Sedgwick County Federation of Democratic Women. Gwen is a real estate broker, appraiser, and property tax consultant. She can be reached at 316-685-1930 or gwelshimer@sbcglobal.net. Her website is www.gwenwelshimer.com and she is a candidate for Sedgwick County Commission, District #5 which is Southeast Wichita, Derby and Mulvane.
Articles Written By Gwen Welshimer
Sedgwick County Commissioners' Race 1st-November-2006 Are property taxes fair and equal?
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