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AG Derek Schmidt: Open government training sessions next week

Release Date: Aug 18, 2016

TOPEKA – (August 18, 2016) – The Kansas Attorney General’s Office reminds the public it will offer free training sessions on Kansas open records and open meetings laws in Concordia and Olathe next week. 

The schedule for the training sessions is as follows:

Tuesday, August 23

1 - 4 p.m.

Cloud County Community College
President’s Addition, Room 257
2221 Campus Dr., Concordia

Wednesday, August 24

9 a.m. - Noon

Johnson County Administration Building
Lower Level Conference Center, Room 200
111 S. Cherry St., Olathe


These seminars are free and open to the public. 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, www.ag.ks.gov/open-gov, or by calling (785) 296-2215.

The training about the Kansas Open Records Act and the Kansas Open Meetings Act will be conducted by attorneys in Attorney General Schmidt’s office who specialize in open government laws. Panelists will include Kansas Sunshine Coalition members, local government officials and media representatives.

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