Category: Kansas

AG Derek Schmidt backs federal constitutional amendment to prohibit “court packing”

TOPEKA – (October 19, 2020) – A proposed amendment to the federal Constitution to permanently set the number of justices…

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Law enforcement agencies to collect unused medications Saturday, October 24

TOPEKA – (October 16, 2020) – Law enforcement officers at locations across the state will be collecting unused medications for…

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Sedgwick County man sentenced for 2018 Barber County home invasion

MEDICINE LODGE – (October 15, 2020) – A Sedgwick County man has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison…

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Kansas successfully defends against last-minute election rule changes

TOPEKA – (October 15, 2020) – As the November 3 election approaches, Kansas has backed successful efforts to prevent plaintiffs…

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Kansans can help stop domestic violence, support victims

TOPEKA – (October 12, 2020) – As Domestic Violence Awareness Month continues through October, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today…

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250 crime victims to receive support

TOPEKA – (October 9, 2020) – The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board yesterday awarded financial assistance to 250 victims of…

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Federal judge upholds Kansas electioneering law as constitutional, dismisses challenge

TOPEKA – (October 7, 2020) – A federal district judge has ruled that Kansas law prohibiting electioneering within 250 feet…

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California’s Proposition 12 unconstitutional, detrimental to Kansas ag industry

TOPEKA – (October 6, 2020) – California’s attempt to regulate animal agriculture outside its borders is an unconstitutional barrier on…

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AG Derek Schmidt asks entertainment guilds to help reduce youth exposure to tobacco imagery

TOPEKA – (October 5, 2020) – The entertainment industry should reduce youth exposure to tobacco imagery in video content, Kansas…

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AG Derek Schmidt backs confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to U.S. Supreme Court

TOPEKA – (October 1, 2020) – Senators should take swift action to hold hearings and confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett…

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Kansas youth suicide rate rose in 2018

TOPEKA – (September 30, 2020) –  The suicide rate among children in Kansas continued a disturbing trend in 2018 with…

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Second Amendment protects ‘fundamental constitutional right’

TOPEKA – (September 28, 2020) – A federal appellate court panel erred by upholding New Jersey’s ban on magazines that…

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Attorney General’s Office to defend two state laws as Kansas Supreme Court resumes hearings

TOPEKA – (September 15, 2020) – Attorneys with the office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt will argue this week for…

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Work remains to reduce youth suicide in Kansas

TOPEKA – (September 10, 2020) – Kansas continues to make strides in providing support to reduce the number of suicides,…

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218 crime victims to receive support

TOPEKA – (September 4, 2020) – The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board yesterday awarded financial assistance to 218 victims of…

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