SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) _ A Republican state lawmaker from Johnson County is running for Congress.
State Senator Nick Jordan of Shawnee launched a campaign today for the GOP nomination to run for the 3rd Congressional District seat now held by Democrat Dennis Moore.
Jordan has served for 12 years in the Kansas Legislature. The 3rd district includes Johnson, Wyandotte and part of Douglas counties.
Moore is serving his fifth term in Congress.