January 29, 2013 –
U.S. Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (front row, center) paid a visit to the Prairie Band today and is pictured with members of the Tribal Council. (Front row, left) is Steve Ortiz and (right) is Junior Wahweotten. (Back row, left) is Hattie Mitchell and Tom Wabnum.
In the photo, on the far right, is Rep. Jenkins with Patrick Leopold, her Chief of Staff. Also pictured is Tom Wabnum, left center, and Chairman Ortiz. Others at the meeting beside the Tribal Council, Jenkins and Leopold, were attorneys Vivien Olsen and Ron Hein. Items brought up during the meeting were on land to trust, domestic violence, law enforcement training, gaming issues and Jackson County zoning, to name a few. Jenkins is from Holton and a lifelong resident of Jackson County. She represents the second district of Kansas.