2013 News Releases

AG Schmidt announces upcoming open meeting, open records training

Release Date: Jun 28, 2013

TOPEKA – (June 28, 2013) – Registration is now open for the annual Kansas Open Meetings and Open Records Act training seminars, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today. The seminars will be presented at five locations across Kansas and are sponsored by the Attorney General’s Office, Kansas Sunshine Coalition for Open Government, Kansas Press Association and Kansas Newspaper Foundation.

“Transparency in government requires elected officials, public employees, members of the media and the public to be informed about Kansas laws,” Schmidt said. “We are pleased to once again offer these seminars on the basics of our open-government laws.” 

The schedule for the sessions is as follows:

Monday, July 22

9 a.m. - Noon

Garden City Community College
801 Campus Dr., Garden City

Tuesday, July 23

9 a.m. - Noon

Colby Community College
1255 S. Range Ave., Colby

Wednesday, July 24

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Memorial Hall
120 SW 10th Ave., Topeka

Thursday, July 25

1 - 4 p.m.

Memorial Auditorium
503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg

Friday, July 26

9 a.m. – Noon

Paola Justice Center
805 N. Pearl St., Paola

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, or by calling (785) 296-2215 or (888) 428-8436.

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