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Open meetings, open records training series begins next week

TOPEKA – (July 15, 2014) – The Kansas Attorney General’s Office will present seminars on the Kansas Open Meetings Act and Kansas Open Records Act at six locations across the state beginning next week, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Elected officials, public employees, members of the media and the general public are encouraged to attend. The seminars are sponsored by the Attorney General’s Office, Kansas Sunshine Coalition for Open Government, Kansas Press Association and Kansas Newspaper Foundation.

Space at each location is limited, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants can register on the Kansas Attorney General’s website at http://1.usa.gov/1zCjV9T, or by calling (785) 296-2215 or (888) 428-8436.

The schedule for the sessions is as follows:

Tuesday, July 22

9 a.m. – Noon

Dodge City Community College
Theater
2501 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City

Wednesday, July 23

9 a.m. – Noon

Cloud County Community College
Main Building
2221 Campus Dr., Concordia

Thursday, July 24

1 – 4 p.m.

Memorial Hall Auditorium
120 SW 10th Ave., Topeka

Friday, July 25

8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Wichita State University
Marcus Welcome Center
1845 Fairmount St., Wichita

Friday, July 25

2 – 5 p.m.

Emporia State University
Memorial Union
1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia

Monday, July 28

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Johnson County Central Library
Carmack Community Room
9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park