The Kansas Republican Party met near Salina on Saturday for their summer meeting. Several Republican leaders addressed the group, including U.S. Senator Sam Brownback, who will be a candidate for Kansas Governor in 2010.
Surprisingly, former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius filed a conflict of interest statement today with the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission, even though she resigned her job as Governor and became the Secretary of Health and Human Services on Tuesday. Today is the 2009 deadline for many Kansas officials to file yearly conflict of interest statements, but it’s [...]
Today the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be the next Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary. The vote was 65 yes, 31 no. Kansas Senators Brownback and Roberts both voted “yes” to confirm Sebelius.
An April 11 Meadowlark article gave details about how Gov. Sebelius’ response to Senator Kyl was wrong by $26,000, which was later explained to the world by the AP. The answer Gov. Sebelius needed for Senator Kyl was in a March 27 Catholic newspaper, which was delivered to many Catholics in Kansas, and possibly Gov. [...]
Friday’s Lawrence Journal-World reported Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ responses to written questions asked of her by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee as part of her nomination to be HHS Secretary. But, one of her responses is wrong by $26,000 and newspapers are not reporting the correct figures.
News stories yesterday revealed that Gov. Kathleen Sebelius disclosed that she and her husband would need to divest investments in three stocks and a mutual fund to avoid a conflict of interest as HHS Secretary. This suggests many questions: Why were some of these investments not a conflict of interest for Sebelius as Governor? Are [...]
Links below are to articles written from Jan. 2005 through March 2009 about how Gov. Sebelius helped her political friends, appointed her donors to state boards, judicial nominating commissions, district courts, and even the Kansas Supreme Court. Kathleen Sebelius was elected in Nov. 2002 at a time when researching political contribution information in Kansas was [...]
Friday’s The Leaven (newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas) published a nearly half-page picture of Dr. George Tiller with the caption “Abortionist on Trial: Notorious late-term abortionist George Tiller faces criminal charges.” A smaller picture at the bottom of the page showed Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius holding a T-shirt, “Trifecta 2006: [...]
Nine years ago on March 16, 2000 Gov. Kathleen Sebelius filed the initial Statement of Organization for her Bluestem Fund PAC. The initial purpose of the PAC given was simply the “General interest in ensuring a high quality Kansas Legislature.” Later by 2004 a new Statement of Organization said the purpose was a “Leadership PAC.” [...]
On Monday President Barack Obama nominated Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to be the next Health & Human Services Secretary. Sebelius’ Senate confirmation may create a fight, largely because of her controversial stance on abortion. One major union, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), is likely to support Sebelius monetarily in her confirmation battle, since they [...]