ACLU: Kobach ‘deliberately’ creating voter chaos in Kansas

From The Lawrence Journal-World: “Civil rights groups demanded Tuesday in an open letter that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach rescind his instructions to local election officials to throw out votes cast in upcoming local and state races by tens of thousands of people who registered at motor vehicle offices…

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Kansas denies firing clerk over office Bible study attendance

From The Topeka Capital-Journal: by Roxana Hegeman The Associated Press “The Kansas secretary of state’s office asked a judge to throw out the federal lawsuit filed by a former employee who claims she was fired for not attending Bible study sessions at the office.” “Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rucker argued…

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Documents: Kansas officials’ travel mixes family, politics

From The Kansas City Star: BY ROXANA HEGEMAN Associated Press “Kansas taxpayers have been picking up the tab for state officials and legislators to fly in the state-owned executive aircraft to attend out-of-state sports events and take trips with family and friends, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.”…

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Kobach calls out ‘communist League of Women Voters’

From The Kansas City Business Journal: “Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach labeled the ACLU and the League of Women Voters as “communists” for challenging the state’s voter ID law, The Tonganoxie Mirror reports.” “Kobach, who pushed for the law, which requires voters to show proof of citizenship in order…

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Time to throw bums out of Legislature

An opinion from The Wichita Eagle: BY H. EDWARD FLENTJE “Kansas voters may be ready to throw the bums out in upcoming elections. Why? Because many Kansans see their state government as one big mess.” “Nearly three of every four Kansans recently surveyed gave poor marks to the performance of…

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