Rick Billinger is a common sense conservative Republican. He has a lifetime of achievements and success that demonstrates his effective leadership and ability to deliver results. Electing Rick Billinger to the 40th senate District would be electing a strong Voice for Western Kansas!
Rick is a proud Catholic and family man with an inflexible moral compass. Rick is a life-long Kansan, married to his loving wife Rita for over 40 years. Rick and Rita raised three amazing children and are now blessed with three fantastic grandchildren.
Rick is a veteran of the US Army who has owned and operated successful commercial businesses for 30+ years in Kansas. Rick is also the owner and operator of Billinger Farms, which he founded over 27 years ago in Western Kansas. Rick has a long history of helping and giving back to his community. Rick served on the Goodland City Commission for 20 years, many of those years as Mayor.
Rick has previously served for 2 terms in the Kansas House of Representatives where his work had a direct, positive impact on the state. During his past term Rick served on the Pensions & Benefits committee, the Commerce and Economic Development committee, the Financial Institutions committee and the Insurance committee. In addition Rick also served as Vice Chair for the Rural Caucus, as well as Chair of KLPG for Western Kansas Caucus Legislators. while in office Rick received many honors including being selected to take part in the Bohay institute for leadership development, appointment to the Kan-Ed Board as well as being appointed to the Financial and Insurance Special Committee
Rick is a member of the NRA, Farm Bureau, Pheasants Forever, Kansas Manufactured Housing Association, The Catholic Church, Kiwanis, BPOE Elks Club, Kansas Wheat Grower Association, American Legion, Sugar Hills Golf Club, and Fort Hays State Alumni Association.
Rick has also served as executive board member for The Boy Scouts of America and Kanza Bio Diesel.
Rick Billinger is:
· Pro Schools
· Pro Life
· Pro 2nd Amendment
· Pro Ag
· Pro Family
· Pro Conservative values
Rick’s priorities include:
Increasing population growth to Western Kansas
The elimination of out-of-date programs and policies in order to cut down on red tape and wasteful regulatory burdens
Reducing State Debt
Increasing support for seniors and the disabled
Protecting family farms
Continue fighting for lower property tax
Paid for by Billinger for Kansas, Douglas Sederstrom - CPA, Treasurer