Find Real Estate Agents and Homes for Sale


Real Estate News --> Kansas News

Salina businessman Tracey Mann sworn in as Kansas lieutenant governor


Salina real estate broker and former congressional candidate Tracey Robert Mann was sworn in Wednesday to become Kansas' 50th lieutenant governor and promised to "listen, serve and lead" alongside Gov. Jeff Colyer. Accompanied by his wife, Audrey ...


Archived Story

Allison Kite Allie_Kite Salina real estate broker and former congressional candidate Tracey Robert Mann was sworn in Wednesday to become Kansas' 50th lieutenant governor and promised to "listen, serve and lead" alongside GovJeff Colyer.Accompanied by his wife, Audrey, and their four young children, Mann took the oath of office in a ceremony at the Statehouse administered by Kansas Chief Justice Lawton NussColyer, who became governor upon Sam Brownback's resignation, is running for his own term and expects Mann will help win him rural votesMann said his experience growing up in Kansas and helping businesses find commercial real estate space readied him for the jobHe lamented the number of young people who move away from Kansas for jobs."As lieutenant governor I'm excited to tirelessly work with our governor to make Kansas a place that Quincy and Austin and Whitney and Elise want to continue their lives into the future," Mann said.Whitney, 2, climbed into a ceremonial chair at the Statehouse while her father, Mann, spokeMann said leadership is defined by service, echoing Colyer's promise to serve the people of Kansas.According to the Associated Press, Mann suggested during his failed 2010 Congressional campaign that President Barack Obama needed to show his birth certificate to prove his U.ScitizenshipHe backed away from those comments, calling it a "mistake" after his announcement Tuesday.Colyer said he was impressed Mann admitted his mistake.A Wichita Eagle endorsement of Mann's 2010 primary opponent, Jim Barnett, says Mann suggested the U.S"should let God handle global warming." Colyer said he was not aware of the remarks. Never miss a story Choose the plan that's right for you. Digital access or digital and print delivery. Subscribe Now Sign up for daily e-mails Sign up Site ServicesMy ProfileContact Use-EditionNIEManage My SubscriptionSubmissionsLetter to the EditorCalendar EventObitsAdvertisingClassifiedsPlace an AdCircularsBusiness DirectoryRewardsStay ConnectedFacebookTwitterPinterestYouTubeRSS

Trending Kansas News:


  • What Estate Planning Challenges do Military Families Face?
  • United® Real Estate Agents Achieve Record Volume And Transactions in Q2 2016
  • Bad Deal: Time Running Out For Kansas City Old And Busted Discount Home Sale
  • Kansas governor vetoes $1.2B income tax increase
  • Main Street Kansas: Museum in Concordia preserves history of adoption in America
  • Kansas House advances measure on foster care oversight
  • KC mayor is taking strong role in creating bolder vision for city
  • Editorial: Medicaid backlog in Kansas hurts our seniors
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum Is Closer To Expansion With Kansas City Plan Commission Approval
  • The Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes decision should be coming today
  • Prairie Village is tearing down homes. Is it progress or problem for neighborhoods?
  • Morning Roundup: 656,000 acres burned, livestock killed, homes destroyed; Westar, Great Plains acquisition faces Trump delay
  • Child shot by another child at Kansas City playground
  • Two KC-area land brokerages join forces
  • REAL ESTATE AUCTION FRIDAY, S...
  • The saddest thing about the Chiefs’ season
  • State rejects Dillon House bids
  • Brookfield Residential homes attracting prospective homebuyers
  • First in Print: Spreading the gospel of 'The Cerner Way'
  • Deduction Elimination