At 63 years old, Democratic State Representative Gail Finney passed away. She had health problems before; the reason for her death is unknown. She had undergone a kidney transplant and was improving.
According to Finney’s Facebook page, the Sedgwick County Democratic Party, she was a “leader for the people and by the people.”
Rep. Finney, according to the Kansas Democratic Party, has a longstanding experience of service to the Wichita community.
“Badly affected by the news of Representative Gail Finney’s passing today, our hearts are heavy. We pay tribute to her impressive career, her decades of service to her community, and her dedication to the people of Wichita and all of Kansas. Our condolences are currently with her family and friends.
Finney was born on August 16, 1959, in Wichita, Kansas. She completed her MBA from Friends University after graduating with a business administration degree from Wichita State University.
As a Kansas House of Representatives member, Finney represented District 84. She was appointed in 2009. In January 2023, her current term was set to expire.
Finney was regarded as a statesman in the House Democratic caucus and was well-known for her work on numerous agendas, including reforming the foster care system in the state and matters involving the criminal justice system, most especially bail reform.
Finney also sponsored several other proposals during the previous session, including House Bill 2133, which would have prohibited no-knock warrants in the state. House Bill 2345, which would have created the child advocate office for children’s protection and services. House Bill 2468, which would have established the Kansas foster kid bill of rights, House Bill 2469, which would have set the Kansas foster parents bill of rights, and House Bill 2671, which would have mandated statutory due process processes for school districts’ noon-renew.
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