UPDATED: Remaking the ethics commission: Five positions lapsed last week


(Updated to correct Sykes' title)

The state ethics commission is in line for a makeover after the terms of five of its members quietly lapsed last week amid an ongoing investigation into alleged campaign finance violations.

The two-year terms of Chairman Nicholas Hale and members Amy James, Todd Scharnhorst, Kenneth Moore and John Solbach expired on Jan. 31

Hale, general counsel for Duvel Moortgat Brewery, was first appointed by Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly in 2019. Duvel Moortgat owns Boulevard Brewing in Kansas City.

James, a marketing manager, was first appointed by former Senate President Susan Wagle in 2017.

Moore . . .


This content is restricted to subscribers. Click here to subscribe. Already a subscriber? Click here to login.