Kobach says appealing workers comp ruling a ‘mistake’; Kelly, Orman also favor changing law


Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach says it's a "mistake" for the state to appeal a court ruling declaring changes to the workers compensation system unconstitutional.

In an interview this week, the secretary of state said court opinions are stacking up against the 2013 law that critics say limits the amount of money awarded to workers injured in the workplace.

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking the Kansas Supreme Court to reverse the appeals court ruling. He said it was the prerogative of the governor and the Legislature to rewrite the law in a way they saw fit.

“The . . .


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