Public Integrity http://kcur.org en Kansas Investigation Uncovers Flaws In Sunshine Law http://kcur.org/post/kansas-investigation-uncovers-flaws-sunshine-law <p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 130%"><font color="#000000"><font size="3">A Kansas district attorney concludes that a series of meetings of key members of the legislature called by Governor Sam Brownback broke the state's open meetings law.</font></font><font color="#000000"><font size="3">&nbsp; But there will be no charges and no fines and the investigation left a number of questions about the unannounced meetings and the open records law itself.</font></font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 130%"> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Steve Bell 24171 at http://kcur.org Report Cards Rate States' Integrity http://kcur.org/post/report-cards-rate-states-integrity <p>No state gets an &ldquo;A&rdquo; in a study of government transparency and corruption risk released by Public Radio International. Kansas ranked fairly high for safeguards, at number 9. Missouri finished at number 21.</p><p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 12:39:47 +0000 Steve Bell 14358 at http://kcur.org Report Cards Rate States' Integrity