February 10, 2016

Schmidt seeks human trafficking funding

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has asked Congress to continue funding for programs that combat human trafficking. Schmidt, along with 46 other attorneys general, requested the continued funding in a letter last week to Congressional leaders urging reauthorization of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. “Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing criminal industries in Continue Reading

State of Kansas weighs in on intermodal

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt weighed in on the Intermodal project last week filing a brief with the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver asking justices to reject a lawsuit to block construction of the project. The lawsuit, filed by environmental groups, including Hillsdale Environmental Loss Protection (HELP) and the National Continue Reading