Attorney General Derek Schmidt

Kansas AG joins effort to expand compensation for crime victims
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August 14, 2020 - 5:38 am
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt wants federal funding to compensate senior citizens defrauded of their life savings. In a letter signed by 40 state and territory attorneys general, Schmidt asked Congress to expand the 1984 Victims of Crime Act to allow states to reimburse seniors for certain...
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July 23, 2020 - 2:29 pm
Kansas AG: local officials can opt out of school mask order
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April 08, 2020 - 1:04 pm
AG Derek Schmidt: Kansans should comply with Governor’s order limiting religious gatherings during pandemic but cannot be arrested, prosecuted or imprisoned for worshiping
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March 05, 2020 - 7:43 pm
Business groups and the Kansas attorney general are pushing for a state law that could prevent cities, counties and local school districts from suing big corporations such as opioid and vaping products manufacturers.
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June 30, 2019 - 5:49 pm
A dispute is escalating in Kansas between top Republicans and Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's administration over looser rules for people who receive food assistance. The state Department for Children and Families on Friday released an internal analysis defending the legality of a new policy that...
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September 29, 2018 - 1:53 am
Uber will pay the state of Kansas more than $730,000 after Attorney General Derek Schmidt filed a lawsuit against the ride-hailing company contending it violated the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. The lawsuit alleged hackers obtained the names and driver’s license information of some Uber drivers...
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August 12, 2018 - 10:20 am
County election officials across Kansas on Monday will begin deciding which provisional ballots from last week's primary election will count toward the final official vote totals, with possibility that they could create a new leader in the hotly contested Republican race for governor. Secretary of...
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August 03, 2018 - 5:13 am
One of the tasks that Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has asked his Youth Suicide Task Force to take on is looking into creating an app teens can use when they are in crisis. Colorado has an app called Safe2Tell Schmidt would like them to look at as a model. "That's how they communicate,"...
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June 19, 2018 - 5:31 am
The state of Kansas has joined a multistate lawsuit challenging the legality of an immigration program that grants temporary legal status to immigrants without proper documents who came to the U.S. as children. The program, called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, was established by...
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February 15, 2018 - 4:41 am
Attorneys General from 56 states and territories have sent a letter to Congress regarding workplace sexual harassment. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is the President of the National Association of Attorneys General. “We’ve asked Congress to modify federal law related to arbitration to...
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