2016 News Releases

AG Schmidt to issue legal opinion on Sedgwick County gaming tomorrow

Release Date: Apr 21, 2016

TOPEKA – (April 21, 2016) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt tomorrow will issue a legal opinion related to gaming in Sedgwick County. The opinion relates to the effect of legislation that would allow a “revote” on whether to permit the installation of electronic gaming machines at a racetrack facility in Sedgwick County. The opinion was requested by State Rep. Mark Kahrs.

The opinion will be released on the attorney general’s website at 10 a.m. tomorrow and will be available at http://ag.ks.gov/media-center/ag-opinions.

The attorney general’s office researches and prepares legal opinions in response to requests from elected officials or government agencies seeking interpretation of state laws. The attorney general represents the State of Kansas and its public officials in legal matters and cannot provide legal advice or represent individuals in personal legal matters or disputes with local or state government.


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