Supreme Court urged to sidestep ‘dark store’ debate


The Kansas Supreme Court is being asking not to take up the “dark store” debate and review whether Johnson County overvalued 11 big-box retail stores.

Retailers Walmart and Sam's Club say the county hasn't advanced any credible argument for why the court should review a Court of Appeals decision that found the county incorrectly appraised the properties.

"Appellant's petition for review is the final effort in a years-long attempt to cause the judiciary to overturn longstanding Kansas law," the retailers argue in . . .


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