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Ethics complaint lodged against social welfare group

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ACLU digging in on politicians’ blocked social media accounts

President Donald Trump's been sued for it. So has the governor of Maryland. And so has the governor of Kentucky. A Florida lawmaker is facing similar litigation. Increasingly,...

Transparency bill requiring recordings criticized as costly, too burdensome

Cities, schools and other local governments came out in droves Monday to oppose legislation that would require public agencies to record any meetings open...

UPDATED: Ethics commission fines Senate president’s comms director

(Updated to reflect more information from Golden's statement to ethics commission) The state Ethics Commission on Wednesday fined the Senate president's communications director for using...