August 18, 2021

Strategy for KPERS Liability Saves Taxpayers $25 Million Annually

TOPEKA, KANSAS — Today, Representative Steven Johnson, chairman of the House Insurance & Pensions Committee, announced Kansas taxpayers will save $25 million in the coming year. Johnson led the effort to use low bond rates to help finance the unfunded liability in the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System (KPERS). “We continue to take steps to improve the fiscal position of KPERS,” …

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July 22, 2021

More than Forty Republican Legislators Endorse Steven Johnson for State Treasurer

ASSARIA, KANSAS — Republicans in the Kansas Legislature have a favorite for the party nominee for state treasurer. Rep. Steven Johnson (R-Assaria) today released endorsements from more than forty Republican legislators. Members of the House and Senate had glowing praise for their Republican colleague. Johnson pushed hard for balanced budgets and reducing government spending as a member of the House of Representatives since …

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April 30, 2021

Rep. Steven Johnson Announces Campaign for State Treasurer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 12, 2021 ASSARIA, KANSAS — Representative Steven Johnson (R-Assaria) announced his campaign for Kansas State Treasurer today. Johnson is known for saving the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System (KPERS) from the brink of bankruptcy. “I ran for the legislature to save Kansas from bankruptcy and got it done, saving taxpayers billions,” said Johnson. “I will continue to …

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