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KS Speaker Ryckman: We Need People to Get Back to Work

Kansas Speaker of the House Ron Ryckman has always understood the value of hard work: He began his first job in third grade when he started a lawn mowing business, making $7 per lawn.

When Kansas continued to opt into the federal unemployment bonus, Speaker Ryckman, other legislators, and business owners asked the governor to end the bonus.

He speaks here about why it’s so important to get people back to work. Find more information on our workforce reforms at

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