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 [...]
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.Read More →
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 [...]Read More →