03/12/14 02:35 PM
Schmidt TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced on Tuesday that he obtained a temporary restraining order against a Minnesota-based roofing company that allegedly violated the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. Schmidt filed a lawsuit in Shawnee...
03/07/14 03:51 PM
Koster JOPLIN, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced a proposed agreement on Wednesday with a New Orleans-based fundraiser who allegedly diverted money collected for Joplin tornado relief to her personal bank account. Sidney Ray-Bazan collected more...
By Byron York | 03/05/14 09:04 AM
The fourth-generation Kansan is Senator Pat Roberts, born in Topeka in 1936, and his fifth-generation opponent is Dr. Milton Wolf, born in Lyons in 1970.
02/27/14 07:00 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators passed legislation Thursday proposing a truce with Kansas in the intense tax-break battle for businesses in the Kansas City area. The two states have together waived hundreds of millions of dollars of tax revenues in recent years by offering...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/26/14 03:10 PM
A bipartisan group of law professors, including some who support gay marriage, told Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act update that she is considering signing into law does not legalize discrimination, or even focus on gay marriage, despite criticism to the contrary.
By Associated Press | 02/25/14 01:48 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. -- A proposal for making Kansas police records more available to the public has cleared a committee, a victory for open-records advocates who have been working to overcome opposition from prosecutors. The House Judiciary Committee on Monday approved a bill to make police documents...
By John Hanna | 02/25/14 08:57 AM
A proposal to start a new 401(k)-style pension plan for new Kansas teachers and government workers and a competing plan to boost the benefits of public retirees failed Monday to clear a committee in the state House.
By John Hanna | 02/18/14 08:51 AM
Advocates for expanding Medicaid in Kansas staged a small Statehouse rally Monday, but the Republican-dominated Legislature still didn't seem much interested in taking up a proposal tied to the federal health care overhaul.
By Diane Dimond | 02/16/14 02:24 PM
This is a story about a cop's cop. A hometown kid who devoted his life to keeping his community safe, a man who took on the duty no one should have to do — to minister to the murdered and help seek justice for their families. This column is dedicated to the late Lt. Ken Landwehr, commander...
By Roxana Hegeman | 02/12/14 08:37 AM
A decision on whether states have a constitutional right to require proof-of-citizenship documentation for their residents who register to vote using a national form is now in the hands of a federal judge in a case with broad implications for voting rights.
By Byron York | 02/11/14 07:57 AM
Recently the New York Times reported that Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, who owns a duplex in Dodge City as well as a house in Alexandria, Va., does not live in the Dodge City home when he is in Kansas. Instead, Roberts has rented out the house for several years; he told the Times he pays a...
By Associated Press | 02/08/14 02:37 PM
Kansas residents seeking divorces would have to prove their spouse's culpability for the crumbling marriage under legislation that would abolish no-fault divorce in the state.
By Joel Gehrke | 02/07/14 04:06 PM
“I have full access to the recliner,” Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., told the New York Times, referring to the fact that the Kansas residence he listed as his voting address actually belongs to two donors.
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