Neighborhood group found to be a PAC

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State ethics officials have found that a nonprofit group of neighbors fighting development in Johnson County is a political action committee and needs to disclose where it gets its funding.

The state Ethics Commission ruled that Fresh Vision OP falls within the scope of the law defining a political action committee after it urged voters last year to vote for Overland Park City Councilman Faris Farassati for mayor.

The commission tabled the case this week to give the group 30 days to register with the secretary of state and file a campaign finance report.

A decision about any potential fines . . .

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