Politics & Government

December 8, 2012 7:03 AM

Reimbursement by GOP leader raises eyebrows

When incoming Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick had leftover campaign funds at the end of 2011 and no legal way to spend them on political activities or for personal use, he pocketed $14,464 and said he was reimbursing himself for a decade’s worth of communications expenses, records show.

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