Category: Kansas

Election crimes can be prosecuted in Douglas County

TOPEKA – (August 2, 2021) – In light of a recent announcement by the Douglas County District Attorney’s office that…

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Sumner County man ordered to repay $31,755 for fraudulent insurance claim

WELLINGTON – (July 22, 2021) – A Sumner County man has been ordered to pay $31,755 in restitution after pleading…

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Second Amendment rights extend outside the home

TOPEKA – (July 20, 2021) – The Second Amendment’s protection for the individual right of law-abiding citizens to keep and…

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AG Derek Schmidt statement on district court decision finding DACA program unlawful

TOPEKA – (July 16, 2021) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today issued the following statement on the decision by…

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Kentucky man pleads guilty to securities fraud, agrees to pay $25,000 in restitution

McPHERSON – (July 13, 2021) – A Kentucky man pleaded guilty to a securities fraud charge and agreed to pay…

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282 crime victims to receive support

TOPEKA – (July 9, 2021) – The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board yesterday awarded financial assistance to 282 victims of…

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AG Derek Schmidt files appeal in Hodes & Nauser v. Schmidt

TOPEKA – (July 7, 2021) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today announced that he will appeal a district court…

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Attorney General Derek Schmidt asks EPA to hold all states to emissions rules

TOPEKA – (July 7, 2021) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt yesterday urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to refrain…

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AG Derek Schmidt describes changes in concealed carry law taking effect July 1

TOPEKA – (July 1, 2021) – Several changes in the Kansas concealed carry law took effect today (July 1), including…

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AG Derek Schmidt statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Arizona voting case

TOPEKA – (July 1, 2021) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme…

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Crawford County man sentenced to more than 15 years for second-degree murder

GIRARD – (June 30, 2021) – A Crawford County man has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison…

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AG Derek Schmidt backs keeping Hyde Amendment in effect to prohibit taxpayer funding of abortions

TOPEKA – (June 22, 2021) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and 21 other state attorneys general wrote to congressional…

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AG Derek Schmidt asks federal court to uphold lower court ruling that invalidated California’s weapons ban

TOPEKA – (June 17, 2021) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt yesterday joined a coalition of state attorneys general asking a…

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AG Derek Schmidt to host Juneteenth commemoration event

TOPEKA – (June 17, 2021) – The Kansas Attorney General’s Office will host a Juneteenth commemoration event this Friday, June…

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End to state of emergency brings changes to KOMA, profiteering laws

TOPEKA – (June 15, 2021) – The expiration of the state’s emergency declaration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic also…

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AG Derek Schmidt highlights recent efforts to combat elder abuse at state, federal level

TOPEKA – (June 15, 2021) – In observance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today…

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AG Derek Schmidt statement on passing of former AG Vern Miller

Release Date: Jun 11, 2021 TOPEKA – (June 11, 2021) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today released the following…

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