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Confusion Reigns: Student fees and secret deliberations at WSU

Last Friday, a branch of the Wichita State University (WSU) Student Government Association (SGA), the Student Fees Committee, “closed the door to its meeting room in the Rhatigan Student Center Friday afternoon to deliberate about how to allocate between $9.53 and $9.82 million in student fees — claiming SGA is not a state agency, student fees are […]

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Proponent Testimony, SB 360, Senate Judicial Committee

February 13, 2018 Re: Proponent Testimony, SB 360, Senate Judicial Committee, Rick Wilborn, Chairman Chairman Wilborn and members of the Senate Judicial Committee: I respectfully submit this statement in support of SB 360[1] in my capacity as legal hotline attorney for the Kansas Press Association, the Kansas Association of Broadcasters, and the Kansas Sunshine Coalition […]

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Proponent Testimony, HB 2571, House Judicial Committee

February 13, 2018 Re: Proponent Testimony, HB 2571, House Judicial Committee, Blaine Finch, Chairman Chairman Finch and members of the House Judicial Committee: I respectfully submit this statement in support of HB 2571[1] in my capacity as legal hotline attorney for the Kansas Press Association, the Kansas Association of Broadcasters, and the Kansas Sunshine Coalition […]

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Fresh Tips: Sample Request for Records

Note: The primary purpose of this request form is to easily enable requestors to include in their requests all statutory language in the Kansas Open Records Act (KORA) related to public agencies’ duties to disclose public records. Although a KORA request is not required to be in any particular form, including the language here in your request […]

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