Bill limiting government lawsuits faces stiff opposition


Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is running into a wall of opposition over his proposal to limit local government lawsuits similar to litigation seeking damages resulting from vaping, opioid abuse and climate change.

The bill is drawing opposition from many different quarters, ranging from cities, counties and schools to trial lawyers, credit attorneys and Johnson County's public water system.

"This is an attempt, respectfully, by a few special interests to essentially obtain legal immunity for and shield some of the worst corporate behaviors that we . . .


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