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Kansas City InfoZine
Kansas Receives $59.1 Million Payment from Tobacco SettlementThe final release of those remaining funds will be in the April 2017 payment.
Kansas Receives $59.1 Million Payment from Tobacco Settlement
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 3 days ago
The final release of those remaining funds will be in the April 2017 payment. On the other hand, Attorney General Derek Schmidt noted that the Legislature this year approved compacts with two of the four resident Native American tribes in... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Drug Take-Back Day scheduled for Saturdaydestroys the medications. “Unused medications are dangerous for kids, pets and
Drug Take-Back Day scheduled for Saturday
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
destroys the medications. “Unused medications are dangerous for kids, pets and the environment,” Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. “Getting these leftover medicines out of the medicine cabinets keeps them from falling into the wrong... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Gannon plaintiffs argue new law worsens school funding situationSupreme Court ruling on the matter. Their brief to the Supreme Court is a resp
Gannon plaintiffs argue new law worsens school funding situation
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Supreme Court ruling on the matter. Their brief to the Supreme Court is a response to one filed by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt earlier this month in the Gannon v. Kansas case. It dismisses Schmidt’s argument that the legislation signed by... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Leadership Kansas brings "who's who" of state's leaders togetheralumni of the program includes some of the state’s powerful of past and present
Leadership Kansas brings "who's who" of state's leaders together
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
alumni of the program includes some of the state’s powerful of past and present: Former Gov. Bill Graves, Attorney General Derek Schmidt, former Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems executive Jeff Turner, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, U.S Rep. Lynn Jenkins and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Bloodshot eyes, open containers don't warrant DUI test, Kansas Court of Appeals findsCourt, which will hear oral arguments Wednesday in similar cases out of North D
Bloodshot eyes, open containers don't warrant DUI test, Kansas Court of Appeals finds
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Court, which will hear oral arguments Wednesday in similar cases out of North Dakota and Minnesota. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed an amicus brief in the case, urging the nation’s high court to uphold the constitutionality of criminal... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Florida Financial Services Company Banned from Operating in Kansaspractices. Topeka, KS - infoZine - In a lawsuit filed in Shawnee County Distri
Florida Financial Services Company Banned from Operating in Kansas
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 13 days ago
practices. Topeka, KS - infoZine - In a lawsuit filed in Shawnee County District Court last month, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt accused Financial Help Services, Inc. of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, of violating the Kansas Credit Services... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Highway 371: Residents turn out for project updateand Mathiowetz Construction, used maps that lined the walls to answer people's
Highway 371: Residents turn out for project update
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
and Mathiowetz Construction, used maps that lined the walls to answer people's questions and explain the project. Derek Schmidt of WSB & Associates shared a PowerPoint presentation that highlighted the highway project twice during the open... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
School finance hangs over upcoming veto sessioncourt’s ruling. The high court will hold oral arguments in early May and then r
School finance hangs over upcoming veto session
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
court’s ruling. The high court will hold oral arguments in early May and then render a decision. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed a brief with the court Friday in support of the law. The brief argues that if the court finds the law... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Schmidt: Kansas school funding fix satisfies state's constitutional dutyAttorney General Derek Schmidt says a law signed by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback l
Schmidt: Kansas school funding fix satisfies state's constitutional duty
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 15 days ago
Attorney General Derek Schmidt says a law signed by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback last week satisfies the state's constitutional duty to provide equitable funding to public schools. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Schmidt filed a brief with the state... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas AG Schmidt files brief in Gannon v. KansasKansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed a brief with the Kansas Supreme Cou
Kansas AG Schmidt files brief in Gannon v. Kansas
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed a brief with the Kansas Supreme Court in Gannon v. Kansas on Friday evening. This brief makes an argument that the Senate Substitute for House Bill 2655 satisfies the requirements of the previous Supreme... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
KBI announces winner of Kansas National Missing Children's Day Poster ContestKansas Capitol. Stivers met Governor Sam Brownback and witnessed Brownback sign
KBI announces winner of Kansas National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Kansas Capitol. Stivers met Governor Sam Brownback and witnessed Brownback signing the Kansas proclamation naming May 25, 2016 as Missing Children’s Day. Stivers also got to meet Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt during her visit, Malick... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Supreme Court to consider for the first time whether right to abortion exists in Kansas Constitutionby the court and granted,” wrote Chief Justice Lawton Nuss in response to a req
Kansas Supreme Court to consider for the first time whether right to abortion exists in Kansas Constitution
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
by the court and granted,” wrote Chief Justice Lawton Nuss in response to a request by Attorney General Derek Schmidt that the high court decide the matter. The case – known formally as Hodes and Nauser v. Schmidt – centers on... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Kansas Partners with National Organization to Combat Sex Trafficking Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced a new partnership with Trucke
Kansas Partners with National Organization to Combat Sex Trafficking
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 23 days ago
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced a new partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) and the Kansas Motor Carriers Association (KMCA) to raise awareness and... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Kansas AG Files Response to Kansas Supreme Court's School Equity Ruling Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed the legislative response to the Kansas S
Kansas AG Files Response to Kansas Supreme Court's School Equity Ruling
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 23 days ago
Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed the legislative response to the Kansas Supreme Court’s equity ruling earlier this year in Gannon v. Kansas. Topeka, KS - infoZine - On... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas attorney general, two trucking associations partner to combat sex traffickingThe exhibit in the 48-foot trailer is sponsored by Truckers Against Trafficking
Kansas attorney general, two trucking associations partner to combat sex trafficking
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
The exhibit in the 48-foot trailer is sponsored by Truckers Against Trafficking. On Thursday, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, the Kansas Motor Carriers Association, and Truckers Against Trafficking discussed the organizations’... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sam Brownback signs Kansas school finance legislation responding to court orderdata and material that informs the decisions of individual legislators.” The go
Sam Brownback signs Kansas school finance legislation responding to court order
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
data and material that informs the decisions of individual legislators.” The governor said he is asking Attorney General Derek Schmidt to submit the signing statement to the court as well. A constitutional protest filed by Democrats after... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sex, hope and prosecution: Prosecutors target sex traffickers, johnspassed the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, said Jennifer Rapp, public infor
Sex, hope and prosecution: Prosecutors target sex traffickers, johns
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
passed the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, said Jennifer Rapp, public information officer for Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. Five years later, Kansas enacted its own statute making it a crime to engage in sex or labor trafficking. In... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Military spouses, A.G. Derek Schmidt push for rule change on Kansas law licenseslawyer in the state wants to change the rules for them and other military spous
Military spouses, A.G. Derek Schmidt push for rule change on Kansas law licenses
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
lawyer in the state wants to change the rules for them and other military spouses. In February, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt sent a letter to the Kansas Board of Law Examiners — 10 lawyers and judges who oversee law licenses in the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sex, hope and prosecution: Agencies fight sex trafficking in Shawnee Countyin human trafficking cases in the Wichita area,” said Jennifer Rapp, public inf
Sex, hope and prosecution: Agencies fight sex trafficking in Shawnee County
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
in human trafficking cases in the Wichita area,” said Jennifer Rapp, public information officer for Attorney General Derek Schmidt. In 2015, 65 sex trafficking cases were reported in Wichita, Rapp said, an increase from 29 reported cases a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Attorney General Derek Schmidt continues to fight Kansas Supreme Court's DUI rulingsolicitor general Kristafer Ailslieger filed two motions. The first asked the c
Attorney General Derek Schmidt continues to fight Kansas Supreme Court's DUI ruling
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
solicitor general Kristafer Ailslieger filed two motions. The first asked the court to grant the office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt more time to file a motion for rehearing. The second asked the court to stay the effects of its ruling. “The... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Fraudulent 'Cancer Charities' Permanently Banned from Fundraisingfrom doing charitable business as a result of a settlement reached Wednesday.
Fraudulent 'Cancer Charities' Permanently Banned from Fundraising
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted a month ago
from doing charitable business as a result of a settlement reached Wednesday. Topeka, KS - infoZine - Attorney General Derek Schmidt, along with law enforcement partners from every state in the nation, the District of Columbia, and the Federal... Read more
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