The Celock Report

The Celock Report is original reporting and analysis of state politics and government and what is occurring “on the ground” politically around the country. Written by John R.D. Celock, an award winning writer and author with an expertise in politics at all levels, The Celock Report strives to bring reporting and analysis on the political issues important to the daily lives of Americans.

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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Passes Away

The first woman to chair the U.S. House Rules Committee died Friday at the age of 88. U.S. Rep. Louise…  Read More >

Kansas Report Recommends Billions More For Schools

By John Celock A consultant’s report is recommending that Kansas lawmakers put between $1.7 billion and $2 billion more into…  Read More >

Lawmakers Skeptical About Auditor Change

By john Celock Kansas lawmakers expressed skepticism Wednesday about legislation to remove the state’s auditor from the control of the…  Read More >

Kansas Advances Tax Transparency Bill

By John Celock Kansas lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday to provide public disclosure of the state’s tax credit programs. The…  Read More >

Valdez, White Advance In Texas

By John Celock Texas Democrats will have to wait until May to find out who will be the party’s nominee…  Read More >

Bush Wins In Texas Race

By John Celock Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has moved a step closer to reelection, easily winning the Republican…  Read More >

NYC Schools Pick Pulls Out

By John Celock In a surprise move, New York City Mayor Bill deBlasio’s (D) pick to lead the city’s public…  Read More >

Missouri Governor Indicted On Invasion Of Privacy

By John Celock A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R) on felony invasion of privacy…  Read More >

Lawmakers Advance Dyslexia Task Force

Kansas Rep. Tom Cox, a co-sponsor of the original dyslexia bill, speaking on the House floor in a file photo….  Read More >

Kansas House Rejects Death Penalty Repeal

By John Celock The Kansas House of Representatives killed an amendment to end the death penalty in the state. The…  Read More >