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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Financial assistance awarded to 358 victims of violent crime in Kansasassistance in 172 new cases and 186 previously submitted cases during its Septe
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
assistance in 172 new cases and 186 previously submitted cases during its September meeting, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Monday in a news release. The three-member board determines claims that are eligible and how much money... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
A.G. Derek Schmidt joins others in letter asking insurance industry to help stop opioid epidemicA coalition of attorneys general that included Kansas Attorney General Derek Sc
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
A coalition of attorneys general that included Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Monday took the battle against the opioid epidemic to insurance companies with a letter asking the industry to re-examine the way it may support over-prescription... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Equifax breach leads to scamsPolice Department, no Equifax scams have so far been reported locally. Followi
The Morning Sun / Posted yesterday
Police Department, no Equifax scams have so far been reported locally. Following the breach, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt asked Equifax to bear the cost of obtaining security freezes at all three credit reporting bureaus for... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Equifax Should Reimburse Consumers for Security Freezesaffected by the massive Equifax data breach. Topeka, KS – infoZine - In a lett
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 3 days ago
affected by the massive Equifax data breach. Topeka, KS – infoZine - In a letter to Equifax, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, along with the attorneys general of 31 other states and territories, expressed approval of the decision by... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man convicted of kidnapping Kansas judge sentenced to lifefor several hours has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
for several hours has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 20 years. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a news release Friday that 34-year-old Jason Linn Nichols, of Garden City, was sentenced for terrorism... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Man convicted of kidnapping Kansas judge sentenced to lifefor several hours has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
for several hours has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 20 years. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a news release Friday that 34-year-old Jason Linn Nichols, of Garden City, was sentenced for terrorism... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
AG Derek Schmidt: Equifax should reimburse consumers for security freezesKansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today asked Equifax to bear the cost of o
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today asked Equifax to bear the cost of obtaining security freezes at all three credit reporting bureaus for consumers affected by the massive Equifax data breach. In a letter to Equifax, Schmidt, along with the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas A.G. Derek Schmidt appeals state court decisions on prosecution of undocumented immigrantsof state appellate court rulings that limited prosecution of undocumented immig
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
of state appellate court rulings that limited prosecution of undocumented immigrants for identity theft. Attorney General Derek Schmidt responded to the action by the Kansas Supreme Court to overturn convictions of three individuals for crimes... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
AG Schmidt appeals state court decisions on prosecution of undocumented immigrantsof state appellate court rulings that limiting prosecution of undocumented immi
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
of state appellate court rulings that limiting prosecution of undocumented immigrants for identity theft. Attorney General Derek Schmidt responded the action by the Kansas Supreme Court to overturn convictions of three individuals for crimes... Read more
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The Hill
State Attorneys General: Local responses to a nationwide crisisstate attorneys general are important contributors to society’s overall respons
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
state attorneys general are important contributors to society’s overall response to opioid addiction and its many associated ills. Derek Schmidt is president of the National Association of Attorneys General and the Kansas state Attorney... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
DACA repeal is cruel and pointlessto the government. A contingent of elected officials in Kansas celebrated Trum
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
to the government. A contingent of elected officials in Kansas celebrated Trump’s decision on DACA. Attorney General Derek Schmidt described the program as a “cruel illusion” and said the executive branch didn’t have the authority to protect... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas officials react to Trump administration’s plan to phase out DACAthose who arrived illegally as children to remain in the country to work and at
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
those who arrived illegally as children to remain in the country to work and attend school. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, who helped lead opposition to DACA, said the Obama program was a “cruel illusion.” “No president has... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
As DACA ends, fate of ‘Dreamers’ left to Congressstates had set Tuesday as the deadline for the president to end DACA or see it
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
states had set Tuesday as the deadline for the president to end DACA or see it challenged in court. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt had defended his position, stating, “Whatever one’s personal policy views are regarding immigration reform, the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
‘We just need somebody to be there’: Kansas hunting for Medicaid inspector after long vacancythat earlier this year they transferred the inspector general’s office to attor
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
that earlier this year they transferred the inspector general’s office to attorney general’s office. Attorney General Derek Schmidt said last week that he’s launched a nationwide search for an inspector general that will continue “until a... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Local gas prices up in wake of hurricanealong the Gulf Coast. We are closely monitoring the situation," said Kansas Lt.
The Newton Kansan / Posted 18 days ago
along the Gulf Coast. We are closely monitoring the situation," said Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer and Attorney General Derek Schmidt in a joint statement. "While price increases caused by the disruption in supply are to be expected, it is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
DACA advocates, recipients rally in support of program Trump may endthe United States as children, at the urging of a group of Republican attorneys
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
the United States as children, at the urging of a group of Republican attorneys general, including Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. The group sent Trump a letter asking that he scrap the program that Obama implemented through executive order... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer and AG Schmidt issue joint statement on gasoline price increases after Hurricane HarveyLieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer and Attorney General Derek Schmidt today issued
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 18 days ago
Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer and Attorney General Derek Schmidt today issued the following statement regarding increases in the price of gasoline since Hurricane Harvey: “We want to alert Kansans that the Kansas statute prohibiting profiteering... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas SOS Kobach urges deportation of ‘gang bangers’ shielded by DACArequested Trump make a decision on fate of DACA by Sept. 5 or be prepared for a
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
requested Trump make a decision on fate of DACA by Sept. 5 or be prepared for a court battle. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt joined that cause along with officials in Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
DACA advocates, recipients rally in support of program Trump may endto the U.S. as children, at the urging of a group of Republican attorneys gener
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
to the U.S. as children, at the urging of a group of Republican attorneys general, including Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. The group sent Trump a letter asking that he scrap the program that Obama implemented through executive order... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
DACA’s fate unclear as deadline looms, advocates plan rallyrelease. The program, however, could soon be scrapped. A Group of 10 attorneys
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
release. The program, however, could soon be scrapped. A Group of 10 attorneys general, including Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, and one governor asked the Trump administration in a letter to cut the program by Sept. 5 and threatened to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man arrested in California last weekend charged with Ottawa County murderBucksport, Maine. Charges include second-degree intentional murder and two coun
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Bucksport, Maine. Charges include second-degree intentional murder and two counts of felony theft, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. On Aug. 11, Matthew Miles Schoshke, of Tescott, was shot and killed in rural Ottawa County. The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas attorney general’s office awards grants to five Topeka organizationsorganizations will receive more than $219,000 in grants to provide services for
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
organizations will receive more than $219,000 in grants to provide services for victims of crime, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Monday. “Organizations across our state do great work to support thousands of crime victims each... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
AG Derek Schmidt announces grants for Great Bend organizationorganization has been awarded more than $78,000 in grants to provide services f
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
organization has been awarded more than $78,000 in grants to provide services for victims of crime, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Monday. Family Crisis Center Inc., was awarded grants to support the following programs: • $18,000... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Stafford woman sentenced to 21 years for murderST. JOHN – A Stafford woman was sentenced Friday to more than 21 years in priso
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
ST. JOHN – A Stafford woman was sentenced Friday to more than 21 years in prison for murder, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Misty R. Salem, 36, was sentenced in Stafford County District Court by Senior Judge John Sanders to 253 months... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
National Effort to Combat Elder Abuse Launchedstrengthening efforts nationwide to combat elder abuse. Topeka, KS - infoZine
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted a month ago
strengthening efforts nationwide to combat elder abuse. Topeka, KS - infoZine - Kansas Attorney General and NAAG President Derek Schmidt, who was elected in June to a one-year term as NAAG president, said during his presidency he will focus on... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
New effort to crack down on drunk drivers in Kansas has law enforcement launching “No Refusal Weekend”owning up to what they've actually done, which is drive drunk and put other peo
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 1 months ago
owning up to what they've actually done, which is drive drunk and put other people's lives at risk." Kan. Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. "We want to make clear that that is not a strategy that's a winner at the standpoint of avoiding the... Read more

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