June 19, 2024

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Tag: Kansas Attorney General

KJI appeals Covey Find Kennel 4th Amendment case

The Kansas Justice Institute (KJI) is continuing to fight for a Cowley County dog trainer’s rights under the 4th Amendment,…

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Cowley County dog trainers lose first round of warrantless search ruling

Award-winning bird dog trainer and handler Scott Johnson and his wife Harlene Hoyt were dealt a setback in federal court…

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AFPF-Kansas files open records complaint against Commerce Department

More than a year ago, Americans For Prosperity Foundation-Kansas (AFPF-Kansas) filed a series of Open Records Act requests with the…

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How some government officials circumvent Open Records requests

The Kansas Open Records Act (KORA) declares, “It is the public policy of Kansas that public records shall be open…

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AG Schmidt backs constitutional amendment to prevent court packing

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt signed onto a bipartisan constitutional amendment proposal to set the number of U.S. Supreme Court…

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City of Frontenac violated Kansas Open Records Act, AG’s office finds

In a 17-page finding, the Kansas Attorney General’s Office last week concluded that the City of Frontenac violated the Kansas…

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AG Schmidt slaps back at Kelly administration sales tax directive

A sales tax directive, issued by Gov. Laura Kelly’s administration, exceeds the Governor’s authority, according to a legal opinion issued today by…

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Court rejects Kelly’s request to file school finance brief

The Kansas Supreme Court denied Gov. Laura Kelly’s request to file an amicus brief in the on-going school financing lawsuit…

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Voter fraud prosecution may shift to Attorney General

Attorney General Derek Schmidt advocated to a Kansas House committee to eliminate the Kansas Secretary of State’s authority to prosecute…

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Parks Board Chair, JCCC Board Candidate Violates KOMA, AG Determines

Paul Snider violated the Kansas Open Meetings Act, the Kansas Attorney General’s Office announced last week. Snider is the chair…

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Kansas AG, Secretary of State Weigh In on Dreamer Program

According to the Hill, rumors are circulating that President Trump may cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The Obama-era policy,…

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