”Kansans have given you the responsibility to serve as the state’s primary enforcer of open government laws,” Max Kautsch writes in this open letter to Kris Kobach.
”It is reasonable for the public to expect not only that the office fairly enforces (open records and open meeting) laws, but also that it follows them,” Max Kautsch writes in this Kansas Reflector column.
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“Kansas voters cannot allow our elected leaders to avoid this crucial issue. … After all, if elected leaders are not sensitive to the concerns of their voters, why should they remain in office?” Max Kautsch, president of the Kansas Coalition for Open Government, writes in this column for Kansas Reflector.
“Each time journalists point out how bad things are (with transparency in the Legislature), we hear a few shocked exclamations. Then everything falls back into familiar patterns, only worse,” Clay Wirestone writes in this column for Kansas Reflector.
The Kansas Legislature shields itself from public scrutiny through secrecy, confusing shell games and silenced opposition.
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