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AG Derek Schmidt: Open government training sessions next week

Release Date: Aug 10, 2016

TOPEKA – (August 10, 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 Larned, Mulvane and Topeka next week. 

The schedule for the training sessions is as follows:

Monday, August 15

1 - 4 p.m.

Jordaan Memorial Library
724 Broadway St., Larned

Wednesday, August 17

9 a.m. - Noon

Mulvane Public Library
408 N. 2nd Ave., Mulvane

Friday, August 19

9 a.m. - Noon

Memorial Hall Auditorium
120 SW 10th Ave., Topeka

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 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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