Kris Van Meteren

Ethics Commission cleans up redistricting issue. Does not discuss lawsuit.

By   /  June 28, 2012  /  Ethics, Kansas, Politics & Elections  /  1 Comment

By Earl Glynn | Kansas Watchdog
TOPEKA — The Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission on Wednesday adopted a practical solution to a problem caused by new Kansas House and Senate districts imposed by the federal court recently.
At issue was whether the new districts resulted in candidates running for the “same office” or a different office.   The  […]

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New ethics complaints filed against State Senator Umbarger

By   /  March 14, 2012  /  Ethics, Kansas, Politics & Elections  /  6 Comments

In August 2008 Kris Van Meteren filed a complaint with the Ethics Commission against State Senator Dwayne Umbarger (R-Thayer) alleging misuse of campaign funds. 

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Ethics Commission declines action on $17,500 claim in Free Speech case

By   /  July 22, 2009  /  Ethics, Kansas, News, Video  /  1 Comment

Frustrated that the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission took no action on a complaint, last August Kris Van Meteren talked to the press explaining some details in his complaint. But, Kansas law currently gags someone after filing an ethics complaint — even after the Commission fails to act — and Van Meteren was fined $7500 for […]

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