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Canon City Daily Record
Cory Gardner calls for inquiry of funds used to scout U.S. sites for Guantanamo detaineesfollows the release this month of a one-page document from the U.S. Department
Cory Gardner calls for inquiry of funds used to scout U.S. sites for Guantanamo detainees
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 7 hours ago
follows the release this month of a one-page document from the U.S. Department of Defense to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt — who took the Pentagon to court to get the information — that shows that the Defense Department spent about... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
AG Derek Schmidt announces grants for Great Bend organizationorganization has been awarded more than $72,000 in grants to provide services f
AG Derek Schmidt announces grants for Great Bend organization
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
organization has been awarded more than $72,000 in grants to provide services for victims of crime, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today. Family Crisis Center, Inc., was awarded grants to support the following programs: • $18,000... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveyssuspects now held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and questioned whether the spending
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveys
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
suspects now held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and questioned whether the spending is legal. Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt said he's concerned the department may have violated a prohibition from Congress against spending federal money... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Pentagon spent $7,687 surveying Fort Leavenworth for Guantanamo transfersKansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Thursday that the federal government
Pentagon spent $7,687 surveying Fort Leavenworth for Guantanamo transfers
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Thursday that the federal government spent $7,687 surveying Fort Leavenworth to determine whether it was a suitable site for bringing in inmates from Guantanamo Bay. The nominal amount was spent to send a... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveysFILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveys
Darien News-Review / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt talks to lawmakers at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Schmidt released a document Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, showing that the U.S. Department of Defense spent nearly... Read more
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FOX News
Kansas Ag Questions Feds' $26k In Spending On Gitmo Surveyspotential sites last year for housing terror suspects now held in Guantanamo Ba
Kansas Ag Questions Feds' $26k In Spending On Gitmo Surveys
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
potential sites last year for housing terror suspects now held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt says he's concerned the federal agency may have violated a prohibition from Congress on spending federal money... Read more
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The Hill
Kansas AG: Pentagon spent $26K looking for Gitmo alternativesGuantanamo Bay prison given a federal law that bans money from being spent on p
Kansas AG: Pentagon spent $26K looking for Gitmo alternatives
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
Guantanamo Bay prison given a federal law that bans money from being spent on prisoner transfers. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt released a one-page document on Thursday that he obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveysFILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveys
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt talks to lawmakers at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Schmidt released a document Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, showing that the U.S. Department of Defense spent nearly... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveysFILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveys
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt talks to lawmakers at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Schmidt released a document Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, showing that the U.S. Department of Defense spent nearly... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveysFILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveys
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt talks to lawmakers at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Schmidt released a document Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, showing that the U.S. Department of Defense spent nearly... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveysFILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt
Kansas AG questions feds' $26K in spending on Gitmo surveys
The New Canaan News / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt talks to lawmakers at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Schmidt released a document Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, showing that the U.S. Department of Defense spent nearly... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Supreme Court takes up adequacy part of school-finance caseis $4 billion. Plaintiffs prevailed in 2013 after a 16-day trial in Shawnee Co
Kansas Supreme Court takes up adequacy part of school-finance case
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
is $4 billion. Plaintiffs prevailed in 2013 after a 16-day trial in Shawnee County District Court, but Attorney General Derek Schmidt appealed. Attorneys for the state of Kansas and the school districts were instructed by the Supreme Court to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Supreme Court takes up adequacy part of school-finance appealacross the state. Plaintiffs prevailed in 2013 after a 16-day trial in Shawnee
Kansas Supreme Court takes up adequacy part of school-finance appeal
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
across the state. Plaintiffs prevailed in 2013 after a 16-day trial in Shawnee County District Court, but Attorney General Derek Schmidt appealed. Attorneys for the state of Kansas and the school districts were instructed by the Supreme Court to... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Kansas Joins Lawsuit Challenging New Federal DOL Overtime Ruleevery three years without going through the standard rule-making process requir
Kansas Joins Lawsuit Challenging New Federal DOL Overtime Rule
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 8 days ago
every three years without going through the standard rule-making process required by federal law. Attorney General Derek Schmidt noted that the new overtime rule will affect about 550 exempt Executive and Judicial Branch employees, roughly... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Kansas AG Settles with Leavenworth County Commission Over Kansas Open Meetings Act Violationviolated the KOMA by taking binding actions in executive sessions. Topeka, KS
Kansas AG Settles with Leavenworth County Commission Over Kansas Open Meetings Act Violation
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 13 days ago
violated the KOMA by taking binding actions in executive sessions. Topeka, KS - infoZine - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced a settlement with the Leavenworth County Commission to resolve a violation of the Kansas Open... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas sheriff's deputy dies when patrol car hit by driversaddened by the death of Master Deputy Brandon Collins early this morning in Jo
Kansas sheriff's deputy dies when patrol car hit by driver
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
saddened by the death of Master Deputy Brandon Collins early this morning in Johnson County,” Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the officer’s family, the men and women of the Johnson... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Kansas Reaches Water-rights Agreement with Kickapoo Tribelaying the groundwork to end a lawsuit that has been pending for a decade. Hor
Kansas Reaches Water-rights Agreement with Kickapoo Tribe
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 19 days ago
laying the groundwork to end a lawsuit that has been pending for a decade. Horton, KS - infoZine - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, members of the Kickapoo Tribe, and representatives of the Kansas Department of Agriculture commemorated the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kickapoo Tribe water agreement to be commemorated in Friday ceremonyby the cooperation and good faith negotiations that brought this agreement to f
Kickapoo Tribe water agreement to be commemorated in Friday ceremony
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
by the cooperation and good faith negotiations that brought this agreement to fruition,” said Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. “This settlement resolves 10 years of litigation and benefits all parties involved.” The agreement outlines... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Legislators push back against Gov. Brownback's personnel policy changesby legislators or expressed at the upcoming public hearing. Proposals were vett
Legislators push back against Gov. Brownback's personnel policy changes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
by legislators or expressed at the upcoming public hearing. Proposals were vetted by the office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt for compliance with state law. In 2015, the Legislature and Brownback agreed to expand the number of state... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Legislators push back against Gov. Brownback's personnel policy reformsby legislators or expressed at the upcoming public hearing. Proposals were vett
Legislators push back against Gov. Brownback's personnel policy reforms
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
by legislators or expressed at the upcoming public hearing. Proposals were vetted by the office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt for compliance with state law. In 2015, the Legislature and Brownback agreed to expand the number of state... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kris Kobach: Only 73 of the 17,600 Kansas voters covered by lawsuits voted in primaryprimary. Kobach provided the figure Thursday after meeting briefly in public w
Kris Kobach: Only 73 of the 17,600 Kansas voters covered by lawsuits voted in primary
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
primary. Kobach provided the figure Thursday after meeting briefly in public with Gov. Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt to certify the election results. Voting rights advocates have won temporary court rulings in federal and state... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas saw voter turnout of 23.5 percent in August primaryhigher than the 23.2 percent in 2012, the last presidential election year. Kob
Kansas saw voter turnout of 23.5 percent in August primary
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
higher than the 23.2 percent in 2012, the last presidential election year. Kobach, Gov. Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt met Thursday as the State Board of Canvassers and certified the election results. Turnout exceeded 50 percent... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
New automated system to help Barton Co. crime victimsvictim advocates, victim assistance staff, criminal justice professionals, and
New automated system to help Barton Co. crime victims
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
victim advocates, victim assistance staff, criminal justice professionals, and community members,” Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. “It is an additional source of information for victims of these crimes that they can incorporate into... Read more

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