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Stories with person: Derek Schmidt
  • Kansas AG says school funding law fixes constitutional flaws 
    Updated: Apr-16-16 6:33 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - Attorney General Derek Schmidt says a law signed by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback last week satisfies the state's constitutional duty to provide equitable funding to public schools.

  • 2 tribes, state of Kansas enter into cigarette-sale compacts story has photos
    Updated: Apr-07-16 9:05 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - A sign advertising "discount smokes" outside of The Nation Station convenience store on a reservation in northeast Kansas draws Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation members and visitors looking for cheap cigarettes. Inside is a wall lined with Native American-manufactured cigarettes such as Seneca, the store's best-selling brand at $3.77 per pack.