Archive | May, 2015

Senate chamber

Bills closing e-mail loophole introduced in Senate

On May 15, the Attorney General’s proposal for resolving the loophole in the Kansas Open Records Act related to communications by public officials on private email accounts, as discussed here, was introduced in the Senate.  Identical versions of the bill appear in both SB 306 and SB 307.  Both have been referred to the Committee […]

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mandamus dismissal

With district court finding that affidavit requests are not moot under KSA 22-2302, LJW seeks dismissal of mandamus action

The Lawrence Journal-World has asked the Kansas Supreme Court for a final disposition of an appeal by the newspaper from denial of its requests for probable cause affidavits related to two rape cases last year in Douglas County.  The disposition sought by the Journal-World, if granted by the Supreme Court, would affirm a lower court […]

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