Recent video of former Kansas Governor and now HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius with Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter in front of a group of concerned citizens in Philadelphia has been cited as “orchestrated outrage” by some such as Rachel Maddow on MSNBC. Possibly to avoid any confrontation with concerned citizens who have read the proposed health [...]
Overland Park. U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden visited Overland Park yesterday to tout a construction project being paid for with $76 million in federal stimulus funds, and about $6 million in funds from Kansas. President Barack Obama put VP Biden in charge of overseeing the stimulus spending and avoiding waste. Biden recently said “Our credibility depends [...]
Overland Park. I normally do not cover events like Vice-President Joe Biden’s visit to Overland Park today, since the press covers such events and there’s not much to investigate or research. But since this event was within a five-minute walking distance of my home, I had more interest than usual and decided to at least [...]
[Update: This event is now scheduled to be at 2:45 PM today.] Overland Park. KMBC Channel 9 reported planning was under way for Vice-President Joe Biden’s visit to Overland Park tomorrow for the groundbreaking for a new “stimulus” project along U.S. 69. Reporter Mike Mahoney did a live shot from 103rd and U.S. 69 during [...]
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.
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 [...]