UPDATED: Governor sinks COVID closure settlement after closed-door discussion


(Updated to include settlement amount with comment from gym owner)

Gov. Laura Kelly rejected an undisclosed settlement in a lawsuit over whether state government should cover revenue losses suffered by a Sedgwick County gym amid the economic shutdown during the pandemic.

The attorney general's office brought a settlement agreement to the State Finance Council to consider in a 2020 case brought by Omega Bootcamps and its owner, Ryan Floyd.

They were seeking compensation from the state for when the gym was closed while stay-at . . .


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