The Kansas Legislative Policy Group is a bi-partisan coalition of western Kansas counties with the common interest in the preservation of the counties tax base and retention of local control.

Founded in 1979 as the Southwest Regional Planning Commission, they represented 13 counties.

Over 25 years later KLPG represents the interest of 30 counties in Western Kansas and is now recognized among legislators as one of the most respected and influential organizations in the entire state.

Activities & Functions


  • Serves as the policy and decision making body establishing legislative priorities.

  • Annual meeting held in the fall of each year.

  • Annual legislative planning meeting.

  • Excellent speakers are scheduled to address KLPG members about the important topics of the day.

  • Annual legislative reception held in Topeka well attended by state legislators.

  • A chance to reunite and network with fellow commissioners at meeting and social events

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(Member counties are highlighted)

Click here for information about joining KLPG