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AG Derek Schmidt statement on passing of former AG Vern Miller

TOPEKA – (June 11, 2021) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today released the following statement on the passing of former Kansas Attorney General Vern Miller:. “Vern Miller’s four years of service as Kansas Attorney General left an indelible mark on the office. I was fortunate to meet Vern a few times and understand how his career of service as a law enforcement officer and prosecutor earned him the moniker that became the subtitle of his biography: Legendary Kansas Lawman. I offer my condolences to Vern's wife, Paula, his family, friends, former staff and colleagues.”
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AG Derek Schmidt: 273 crime victims to receive support

TOPEKA – (June 11, 2021) – The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board yesterday awarded financial assistance to 273 victims of violent crime at its June meeting, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Awards were made in 174 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 99 previously submitted cases. The awards...
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GOP gubernatorial candidate Derek Schmidt stops in GB

Following a tour of Great Bend’s Fuller Industries, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt stopped at the Great Bend Tribune offices Monday afternoon to discuss his run for the 2022 Republican nomination for governor, as well as pressing policy and crime issues facing the state of Kansas. Schmidt, who has served...
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Kansas House speaker backs Derek Schmidt in bid for governor

TOPEKA — Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt secured a noteworthy endorsement in his campaign for Kansas governor Tuesday from House Speaker Ron Ryckman, ending speculation the Olathe Republican may run himself. In a video released Tuesday, Ryckman touted Schmid as a “reliable conservative voice” and leader. He touted Schmidt’s work...
Wyandotte County, KSks.gov

AG Derek Schmidt: Fifth mistaken-conviction lawsuit concluded

TOPEKA – (June 2, 2021) – The attorney general’s office has resolved a fifth lawsuit filed under the state’s mistaken-conviction statute, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. The attorney general reached an agreed resolution of a lawsuit filed November 13, 2020, by Olin L. “Pete” Coones. In December 2009,...
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AG Derek Schmidt: Scrap Metal Theft Reduction Act covers catalytic converters

TOPEKA – (May 27, 2021) – Catalytic converters are covered by the Scrap Metal Theft Reduction Act, so transactions involving their purchase by scrap metal dealers are regulated and must be reported to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation database, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has concluded in a formal legal opinion published yesterday.
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AG Derek Schmidt: Wichita company fined for violating No-Call Act

TOPEKA – (May 14, 2021) – A Wichita health club company has been ordered to pay $15,000 in penalties and fees for violating the No-Call Act, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. Genesis Health Clubs Management, Inc., agreed to a consent judgment ordering it to pay $15,000 in fees...
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AG Derek Schmidt: 365 crime victims to receive support

TOPEKA – The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board yesterday awarded financial assistance to 365 victims of violent crime at its May meeting, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Awards were made in 222 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 143 previously submitted cases. The awards totaled $242,552.36. The Division...
Atchison, KSatchisonglobenow.com

Attorney General Derek Schmidt visits Rotary members

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt stopped for lunch Thursday in Atchison. Schmidt the 44th attorney general of Kansas was a special guest of the Rotary Club of Atchison for their April 29 meeting at Atchison Event Center. Member Rick Berger introduced Schmidt to the group. Berger said Schmidt was actually...