State of Kansas News

Kansas, Colorado agree to settlement over past Republican River water usage

By Marian Johns | Aug 16, 2018

DENVER — The states of Kansas and Colorado have agreed to a settlement regarding Colorado's previous water usage of the Republican River.

Credit Acceptance Corporation agrees to issue credit to consumers after settlement with Kansas

By Mark Iandolo | Aug 26, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — The Office of Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has announced that Credit Acceptance Corporation will issue credit to roughly 2,100 consumers who used the financing company in the purchase of a vehicle.

Kansas attorney general continues fight against potential federal energy regulations

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 6, 2016

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.

Kan. AG announces order against immigration company

By Bryan Cohen | Jul 23, 2012

Schmidt KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced a court order on Friday against a Wyandotte County-based immigration services company for allegedly violating the state's Consumer Protection Act.

Fla. business banned in Kansas

By Bryan Cohen | May 21, 2012

Schmidt TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced a court order on Friday against a Florida business, banning it from doing business in the state of Kansas.

Report: Kansas settles Kline discrimination lawsuit

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Dec 15, 2011

Kline TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - The state of Kansas has agreed to shell out more than $300,000 to settle a lawsuit against embattled former Attorney General Phill Kline.

Chemical company paying $51K in Kansas

By Bryan Cohen | Sep 21, 2011

Schmidt TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced a settlement on Tuesday with a N.Y.-based chemical product company to settle a false claims case.

Failed Obama-appointee heads to private practice

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Sep 15, 2011

Six KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Former Kansas Attorney General and failed federal appeals court nominee Steve Six is joining the Kansas City law firm Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP as a partner.

Kansas senators block Obama-appointee

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jul 29, 2011

Six WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has blocked former Kansas Attorney General Steve Six's nomination to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Former Kan. AG gets support for nomination to appeals court

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jul 13, 2011

Six LAWRENCE, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Pepperdine University law dean Deanell Reece Tacha, in a letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, says she supports former Kansas Attorney General Steve Six's nomination to a federal appeals court.

Nomination of former Kan. AG stalled

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jun 17, 2011

Six TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Former Kansas Attorney General Steve Six's nomination to a federal appeals court is being held up.

Kansas senators oppose Six's court nomination

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jun 16, 2011

Steve Six TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) -- U.S. Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran, both Republicans from Kansas, say they oppose former state Attorney General Steve Six's nomination to a federal appeals court.

Judiciary committee to question former Kan. AG

By Jessica M. Karmasek | May 24, 2011

Six WICHITA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Former Kansas Attorney General and federal judge nominee Steve Six is scheduled to be questioned by U.S. senators on Tuesday.

Alaska AG draws criticism for Troopergate handling

By Chris Rizo | Sep 29, 2008

Talis Colberg (R) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline)-Alaska Attorney General Talis Colberg has attracted criticism for taking a personal vacation in Kansas at a time when his office was conducting a nationally watched investigation.

New Kan. AG threatens lawsuit over Neb. river use

By Legal News Line | Feb 14, 2008

Stephen Six TOPEKA -- Incoming Kansas Attorney General Stephen Six has apparently put the state's ongoing water dispute with neighboring Nebraska near the top of his to-do list.

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