The April 2009 ProVote News, the newsletter of the Missouri Progressive Vote Coalition, announced that Julie Burkhart was their new Executive Director. Kansas newspaper reports as recently as late March quoted Ms. Burkhart as the Executive Director of the ProKanDo PAC, but an April 16 Wichita Eagle article quoted “ProKanDo’s former executive director, Jule Burkhart.” [...]
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.
This is a summary page with information about Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, Dr. George Tiller, and his ProKanDo PAC available on this site.Below is a PowerPoint presentation given in four different cities in Kansas over the last year, as well as some links to articles on this site with supplemental information.
Part of article: Kathleeen Sebelius and Three Catholic Archbishops Joseph Naumann from St. Louis, MO was appointed the Coadjutor Archbishop of Kansas City, KS starting in Jan 2004, and succeeded Keleher in Jan 2005. Archbishop Naumann from the beginning has taken a strong stand on social issues important to the Catholic Church. In 2005 he [...]
Part of article: Kathleeen Sebelius and Three Catholic Archbishops Archbishop James Patrick Keleher served the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas from 1993 till 2005, which roughly corresponds to the time Kathleen Sebelius was Insurance Commissioner. Not much is known about how Kathleen Sebelius’ actions as Insurance Commissioner affected Culture of Life issues in Kansas. [...]
Today’s meeting of the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission included two civil fine hearings, as well as a number of civil fine assessments, and decisions about recent missing “Paid for by” attributions. The big story was the $2500 fine levied on the ProKanDo PAC, the the $500 fine on a Sheriff candidate.
Kathleen Sebelius, a Democrat, is term-limited from running for another term as governor in Kansas, but huge amounts of out-of-state money funneled through her Bluestem Fund PAC may impact Kansas government for years. Why should a governor be allowed to use out-of-state money to buy a state’s government through her personal PAC? Additional huge amounts [...]
Yesterday’s Topeka Capital-Journal published an article about a possible $15,000 fine against the ProKanDo PAC in Wichita. The article explains two possible charges that will be the subject of a Nov 19 civil hearing.
In 2006 two Kansas non-profits spent about $450,000 to knock off certain members of the Kansas House and the Kansas Attorney General, and succeeded in several of the contests. To investigate these and other Kansas non-profits, in mid-April 2008 the Meadowlark requested a DVD from the IRS of all IRS 990s for all Kansas non-profits [...]
Why are missing, large money transfers between a Kansas PAC and a federal 527 PAC from 2006 ignored by the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission? Are a missing $25,000 transfer and two $15,625 transfers big enough to trigger the need for an “errors and omissions” notification, and the need for an updated PAC report? The Ethics [...]