TOPEKA, Kan. — One detailed how her father sexually abused her decades ago. Another recalled a priest fondling him as a teenager. And yet another remembered walking directly back to class after a priest raped her in the fourth grade.
One by one, they pleaded with lawmakers. Their main message: Please help us. Please help victims.
Manhattan mayor Usha Reddi used a personal story while providing testimony Tuesday on a Kansas House bill that aims to extend the time for a person to come forward if they were sexually abused as child.
Usha Reddi, of Manhattan, feels now is the perfect time for a Democrat to take control of the U.S. Senate seat up for grabs in 2020 with the retirement of Pat Roberts.
Health care, education and the workforce are the primary issues facing Kansans now, according to Reddi.
MANHATTAN, KS — The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) announced on January 20 that Manhattan Mayor and U.S. Senate Candidate Usha Reddi is one of only 43 recipients of their 2019 Elected Women of Excellence Award.
Anyone who’s applied for disability insurance knows the process is daunting to start with and generally requires an appeal. Many disabled people have to hire a lawyer just to get the benefits they deserve.
As a city commissioner, about to become mayor once again in January, I work every day with civic leaders, educators, union members, and members of Manhattan’s military community. We all know we must prioritize spending that provides life-improving services to the greatest number of people.
Reddi, who has been traveling across Kansas since July 2019, and has launched strong social media campaign as well, said she believes that issues facing national government are the same basic tasks that confront cities – jobs and the workforce, infrastructure, health and safety, and Reddi’s special interest, public education.
Newly-elected Manhattan City Commissioners were sworn in and a new mayor was chosen during Tuesday’s legislative session.
Linda Morse, Mark Hatesohl and Aaron Estabrook took their oaths alongside an assortment of loved ones. Morse was re-elected to a four-year term after receiving the highest number of votes, Hatesohl returns to the commission for a four-year term after coming in second for most votes, and Estabrook will serve for two years as the recipient of the third most votes in November.
Manhattan has a new mayor and mayor pro tem in Usha Reddi and Wynn Butler, respectively.
PITTSBURG, Ks.– A U.S. Senate hopeful stops in Southeast Kansas to hear the needs from her constituents.
Usha Reddi is running for U.S. Senate to represent Kansas.
The democratic candidate met with members of the Crawford County Democrats to hear their needs coming from a rural community.
Reddi also shared her perspectives on mental health, education and workforce development.