UPDATED: Tensions over confidentiality of rulemaking escalate


(Updated to reflect status of rules from Racing and Gaming Commission)

Tensions are escalating between Gov. Laura Kelly's administration and Attorney General Derek Schmidt over the rules proposed for sports wagering and whether legal vulnerabilities should have been publicly disclosed.

Earlier this week, Kelly's chief of staff, Will Lawrence, questioned whether the attorney general's office violated attorney-client privilege when it revealed publicly to select media outlets that there were serious legal questions about the rules approved by the Lottery Commission at its Aug . . .


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