Ethics complaint lodged against legislator

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State ethics officials have lodged an ethics complaint against a Junction City lawmaker for using official state stationery for political purposes.

The Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission is accusing state Rep. Lonnie Clark of using the stationery in a fundraising letter sent on or about last Oct. 2.

He faces a $5,000 fine for a first violation. A hearing is set for March 25.

In an interview on Wednesday, Clark said he had used the gold embossed logo of the state Capitol on his business cards on a fundraising email.

He said the mistake was inadvertent and was in touch . . .

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