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Jacob LaTurner's Biography

Office:

Contact Information

402 North Broadway Street
Suite B
Pittsburg, KS 66762

3550 Southwest 5th Street
Topeka, KS 66606

1630 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Jacob 'Jake' LaTurner

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Suzanne; 4 Children: Ava, Joe, Maggie, Gus

Birth Date:

02/17/1988

Birth Place:

Galena, KS

Home City:

Topeka, KS

Religion:

Catholic

BA, Political Science and Government, Pittsburg State University

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Kansas, District 2, 2021-present

Appointed by Governor Sam Brownback, Treasurer, State of Kansas, 2017-2021

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Kansas, District 2, 2020

Candidate, Kansas State Treasurer, 2018

Senator, Kansas State Senate, District 13, 2013-2017

Candidate, Kansas State Senate, 2008

Former Member, 2016 Special Committee on Patient Protections for Step Therapy, Kansas State Senate

Former Member, Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight Committee, Kansas State Senate

Former Chair, Federal and State Affairs Committee, Kansas State Senate

Former Member, Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee, Kansas State Senate

Former Member, Public Health and Welfare Committee, Kansas State Senate

Former Member, Robert G. (Bob) Bethell Joint Committee on Home and Community Based Services and KanCare Oversight, Kansas State Senate

Former Member, State-Tribal Relations Committee, Kansas State Senate

Former Member, Transportation Committee, Kansas State Senate

Former Employee, Office of Congressperson Lynn Jenkins

Member, Board of Trustees, Kansas Public Employee Retirement System (KPERS), present

Member, Legislative Committee, National Association of State Treasurers (NAST), present

Member, Pooled Money Investment Board (PMIB), State of Kansas, present

Member, Surety Bonds and Insurance Committee, State of Kansas, present

Awards:

A+ rating from the National Rifle Association for leading the successful passage of Constitutional Carry.
"2017 Pro-Life Hero Award" for his work on Simon's Law.

Priority Issues:

Building the border wall, imposing Congressional term limits, reducing federal debt without higher taxes, reforming welfare, and making sure Kansas is always represented on the Agricultural Committee.

Spouse's Occupation:

Former teacher

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