Usha Reddi Takes Oath As Kansas State Senator
NEW YORK, NY (IANS) – Indian American City Commissioner Usha Reddi took was sworn in as a Kansas State Senator, replacing incumbent Tom Hawk, who announced his retirement last month.
Reddi will complete the remainder of Senator Hawk’s term, which expires in 2025.
“Thank you, Senator Tom Hawk for your dedicated service. You lead with sincere love for community and built strong relationships along the way. Enjoy your well-deserved retirement,” Reddi wrote in a tweet.
She was first elected to the Manhattan City Commission for a four-year term in April 2013 and re-elected in 2017 and 2021. She served as Mayor in 2016-2017 and in 2020.
Her family immigrated from India to the US in 1973, when she was eight years old.
She was raised in Columbus, OH, along with her two brothers.