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Lawmakers back off ethics commission proposal

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Republican lawmakers have retreated from a proposal that would have removed the executive director from his position at the state ethics commission after lawmakers...

Lawmakers target ethics commission director

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Republican lawmakers are moving to rein in the executive director of the ethics commission, an action that comes as the agency has been issuing...

Neighborhood group seeks to dismiss ethics case

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A nonprofit group of Johnson County neighbors are fighting back against efforts to force them to disclose where they get their funding while questioning...

Ethics complaint lodged against social welfare group

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State ethics officials have lodged a complaint against a social welfare group that engaged in Overland Park municipal elections this year. They have filed complaints...

Ethics Commission fines Board of Ed candidate

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The state ethics commission on Wednesday fined Republican State Board of Education candidate Benjamin Hodge $5,000 for failing to file a campaign finance report. The...

Kassebaum endorses Bollier in Senate race

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Former Republican U.S. Sen. Nancy Kassebaum on Thursday endorsed Democrat Barbara Bollier over GOP Congressman Roger Marshall in the U.S. Senate race. "I’ve known Barbara...

Ethics Commission fines former corrections secretary

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The Kansas Ethics Commission on Wednesday fined former state Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood $5,000 for violating state ethics law by taking a job with...

Dark money group pushes back against ethics commission

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A dark money group that backed Kris Kobach in the 2018 governor's race is refusing to file disclosure reports ordered by the state ethics...

Teen gubernatorial candidate fined

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The Kansas ethics commission on Wednesday fined one of the teen gubernatorial candidates $5,000 for failing to file an amended campaign finance report for...

Ethics commission outlaws soliciting contributions for PACs

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The Kansas Ethics Commission reversed precedent this week, deciding that it would forbid lawmakers from soliciting contributions for political action committees or party committees...