Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt

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November 30, 2019 - 5:05 pm
Death typically brings two options — burial or cremation — but a third option could be on the horizon in Kansas. Promession would allow the body to be cryogenically frozen and vibrated into tiny pieces. Proponents say the practice, the creation of a Swedish biologist, holds the potential to make...
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April 17, 2019 - 1:07 pm
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to adopt the agency’s new proposed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. In a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of the Army for...
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July 31, 2018 - 2:30 pm
The Constitution does not require that veterans memorials situated on public lands be stripped of religious imagery, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has told the U. S. Supreme Court. In a case involving a 93-year-old Maryland memorial to American service members who died in World War I,...
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July 11, 2018 - 12:12 pm
The number of Kansans applying for new concealed carry licenses continued to decline in the recently ended 2018 fiscal year, says Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. Between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018, the attorney general’s Concealed Carry Licensing Unit received 4,896 new applications...
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July 07, 2018 - 9:31 am
Federal, state and local prosecutors are sponsoring a two-day conference on human trafficking next week in northeast Kansas. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister plans to open the conference Tuesday morning at the Manhattan Conference Center. His office says about 200 people are registered. McAllister'...
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May 05, 2018 - 9:15 am
A federal report says Kansans safely disposed of more than 8 tons of unused or unwanted medicines during a special collection event. The Drug Enforcement Administration says Kansas officers collected 17,230 pounds of medicines at 112 locations during last Saturday's National Drug Take-Back Day...
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