November 26, 2014

Recall committee files more detailed finance report

The Gardner Recall Committee filed a detailed campaign finance report Feb. 25, following an inquiry by investigators from the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office. Many of the contributors are listed as “anonymous.” The report reveals that Mayor Dave Drovetta and …

Recall committee files campaign finance report

Open record courtesy of Johnson County Election Office

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

The Gardner Recall Committee filed a campaign finance report with the Johnson County Election Office at 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 7. The committee – which included

Gardner residents Chuck …

OPINION: Voters deserve truth about how campaigns are financed

Politics are not for the squeamish or uninitiated.

It’s said that campaigns and lawmaking is much like making sausage, an ugly and bloody mess. Not everyone cares for the stench.

Campaign finance laws are only a part of the mess.…