Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: Opinions issued by the Kansas Ethics Commission.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about what the commission does and how it has ruled about various issues. You may search by keyword or by topic area. Topics include campaign finance, conflict of interest and lobbying.
Where you get it: Go to the website https://www.kansas.gov/ethicsopinion/