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Kansas' Schmidt elected president of National Association of Attorneys General

Mark Iandolo Jun. 29, 2016, 1:29pm

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — The Office of Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has announced that Schmidt was recently elected president-elect of the National Association of Attorneys General.

Billing Services Group North America agrees to reform business practices

Mark Iandolo Jun. 2, 2016, 2:11pm

TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has announced Billing Services Group North America Inc. has agreed to settle allegations it added unauthorized charges to consumers’ home telephone bills – a process known as “cramming.”

Kansas receives $59.1 million annual tobacco settlement payment

Mark Iandolo May 9, 2016, 3:20pm

TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has announced the state has received its annual tobacco settlement payment of $59,124,916.31.

Financial Help Services barred from doing business in Kansas pending lawsuit

Mark Iandolo Apr. 21, 2016, 12:59pm

TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has announced that Financial Help Services Inc. has been barred from doing business in Kansas due to concern over its business practices.

Kansas AG protests federal government's 'transitional reinsurance' health care tax

Mark Iandolo Apr. 12, 2016, 8:21pm

Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced he will lead a coalition of 13 states in opposing the federal government’s proposed plan to tax states to pay for allegedly expensive health care reforms mandated under the Affordable Care Act.

Kansas attorney general continues fight against potential federal energy regulations

Mark Iandolo Apr. 6, 2016, 12:18pm

TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has announced his state’s strategy to combat what it believes are illegal federal energy regulations and will continue to focus on protecting consumers.

Kansas agrees with Native Americans to account for tobacco sales on tribal lands

Mark Iandolo Mar. 25, 2016, 12:04pm

TOPEKA, Kansas (Legal Newsline) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has praised the Kansas Legislature for approving two compacts seeking to increase cooperation with Native American tribes on accounting for tobacco sales on tribal lands.

T's Lawn Service to pay $78,000 over allegations of deceptive sales practices

Mark Iandolo Feb. 27, 2016, 4:51pm

TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced that a judgment will force Travis D. Kaiser, doing business as T’s Lawn Service, to pay more than $78,000 for allegations of violating the Kansas Consumer Protection Act.

Kansas attorney general settles with K-Designers for $110,000 in telemarketing case

Mark Iandolo Feb. 12, 2016, 8:53pm

TOPKEA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced that Judson Enterprises Inc. (K-Designers) of Gold River, California, will pay $110,000 due to allegations it violated the No-Call Act and the Kansas Consumer Protection Act.

U.S. Supreme Court ruling favors states in anti-trust laws on natural gas price fixing

Shaun Zinck Apr. 24, 2015, 10:46am

Kansas, other states can continue to enforce antitrust laws to prevent retail price fixing

Kansas AG seeks reversal of home health worker regulations

Shaun Zinck Apr. 9, 2015, 2:33pm

Derek Schmidt argues that U.S. Department of Labor overstepped its authority

Calif. marketing company banned from operating in Kansas

Mark Payne Jan. 15, 2015, 11:18am

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt received an injunction against Lead Direct Marketing, of Oakley, California, on Wednesday that prohibits the company from doing business in the state until its owner cooperates with an investigation into its business practices.

Kan. sues NJ school supplier for false claims

Mark Payne Jan. 9, 2015, 10:44am

Attorney General Derek Schmidt sued Scholastic School Supply on Thursday for allegedly billing 317 Kansas schools for books that were never purchased or received.

Sirius XM Radio to pay settlement to consumers

Mark Payne Dec. 5, 2014, 12:03pm

Sirius XM Radio, Inc., one of the largest providers of satellite providers in the United States, agreed to a settlement after allegedly violating consumer protection laws in 44 states, including Kansas, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said on Thursday.

Kansas fines Florida law group for violating consumer protection laws

Ashley Perry Oct. 15, 2014, 11:22am

Cypress Law Group Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will pay $21,000 in fines and another $5,400 in restitution for violations of the Kansas consumer protection laws, Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced on Tuesday.

OB/GYN to pay more than $12,000 for Medicaid fraud

Dayna DeHaven Sep. 4, 2014, 12:07pm

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced that Dr. Adnan A.

Kansas AG joins lawsuit against EPA

Bryan Cohen Aug. 7, 2014, 12:59pm

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Kansas AG obtains $2,000 order against auto dealer

Bryan Cohen Jul. 31, 2014, 1:00pm

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