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Andrew Perez filed this request with the Office of the Attorney General - Kansas of Kansas .
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From: Andrew Perez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Kansas Open Records Act (K.S.A. 45-215), I hereby request the following records:

Copies of all available emails exchanged between officials at the the Kansas Attorney General's Office and individuals affiliated with the Rule of Law Defense Fund, the Republican Attorneys General Association, the Judicial Crisis Network and Wellspring Committee. We are seeking communications exchanged between May 1, 2017 and Nov. 3, 2017.

Please understand “officials” to include individuals holding the following titles: Attorney General; Chief Deputy Attorney General; Deputy Attorney General; Assistant Attorney General; Chief of Staff; and Deputy Chief of Staff.

For email addresses affiliated with the Rule of Law Defense Fund, please use email addresses that contain the domain: “@ruleoflawdefensefund.org.”

For email addresses affiliated with the Republican Attorneys General Association, please use email addresses that contain the domain: “@RepublicanAGs.com.”

For email addresses affiliated with the Judicial Crisis Network, please use email addresses that contain the domain “@judicialnetwork.com,” as well as “dcasey@dcstrat.com.”

For email addresses affiliated with the Wellspring Committee, please use “acorkery@steinmitchell.com.”

If your agency is aware of any additional email addresses associated with the Rule of Law Defense Fund, the Republican Attorneys General Association, Judicial Crisis Network or the Wellspring Committee, please include them in this search as well.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Andrew Perez
MapLight
Political Reporter
c: (954) 410-4522

From: Office of the Attorney General - Kansas

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Office of the Attorney General - Kansas

Mr. Perez,

Please see the attached letter.

Cheryl Whelan, Assistant Attorney General
Director of Open Government Training and Compliance
Legal Opinions & Government Counsel Division
Office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt
120 SW Tenth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612-1597
785-368-8402 phone
785-296-6296 fax
cheryl.whelan@ag.ks.gov<mailto:cheryl.whelan@ag.ks.gov>
www.ag.ks.gov<http://www.ag.ks.gov/>

This communication, and any attachments, is private and confidential and for the exclusive use of the intended recipient. The information contained herein as well as any attachments is confidential and privileged under the joint prosecution or investigation privilege, attorney-client privilege, work product privilege, joint defense privilege, or any other applicable privilege or immunity. If you are not the intended recipient and have received this communication in error, please notify the sender immediately and destroy the original message and all copies. Any unauthorized disclosure, copying, distribution, or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this communication is strictly prohibited. Receipt by anyone other than the intended recipient is not a waiver of any protection, privilege, or immunity. Please note also that the Kansas Open Records Act provides that public records, including correspondence to me via e-mail, may be subject to disclosure unless otherwise protected by law.

From: Office of the Attorney General - Kansas

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.

From: Office of the Attorney General - Kansas

Mr. Perez,

Please see the attached letter.

Cheryl Whelan, Assistant Attorney General
Director of Open Government Training and Compliance
Legal Opinions & Government Counsel Division
Office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt
120 SW Tenth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612-1597
785-368-8402 phone
785-296-6296 fax
cheryl.whelan@ag.ks.gov<mailto:cheryl.whelan@ag.ks.gov>
www.ag.ks.gov<http://www.ag.ks.gov/>

This communication, and any attachments, is private and confidential and for the exclusive use of the intended recipient. The information contained herein as well as any attachments is confidential and privileged under the joint prosecution or investigation privilege, attorney-client privilege, work product privilege, joint defense privilege, or any other applicable privilege or immunity. If you are not the intended recipient and have received this communication in error, please notify the sender immediately and destroy the original message and all copies. Any unauthorized disclosure, copying, distribution, or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this communication is strictly prohibited. Receipt by anyone other than the intended recipient is not a waiver of any protection, privilege, or immunity. Please note also that the Kansas Open Records Act provides that public records, including correspondence to me via e-mail, may be subject to disclosure unless otherwise protected by law.

From: Andrew Perez

Can you please confirm you've received our check? And can you please let us know when we should expect our records?

From: Office of the Attorney General - Kansas

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.

From: Office of the Attorney General - Kansas

Mr. Perez,

Please see the attached letter.

Cheryl Whelan, Assistant Attorney General
Director of Open Government Training and Compliance
Legal Opinions & Government Counsel Division
Office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt
120 SW Tenth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612-1597
785-368-8402 phone
785-296-6296 fax
cheryl.whelan@ag.ks.gov<mailto:cheryl.whelan@ag.ks.gov>
www.ag.ks.gov<http://www.ag.ks.gov/>

This communication, and any attachments, is private and confidential and for the exclusive use of the intended recipient. The information contained herein as well as any attachments is confidential and privileged under the joint prosecution or investigation privilege, attorney-client privilege, work product privilege, joint defense privilege, or any other applicable privilege or immunity. If you are not the intended recipient and have received this communication in error, please notify the sender immediately and destroy the original message and all copies. Any unauthorized disclosure, copying, distribution, or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this communication is strictly prohibited. Receipt by anyone other than the intended recipient is not a waiver of any protection, privilege, or immunity. Please note also that the Kansas Open Records Act provides that public records, including correspondence to me via e-mail, may be subject to disclosure unless otherwise protected by law.

From: Andrew Perez

Thank you, I just put a check in the mail.

From: Andrew Perez

Can you please confirm receipt of our payment and let us know when you'll provide the documents? Thanks

From: Office of the Attorney General - Kansas

Mr. Perez,

Please see the attached.

Cheryl Whelan, Assistant Attorney General
Director of Open Government Training and Compliance
Legal Opinions & Government Counsel Division
Office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt
120 SW Tenth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612-1597
785-368-8402 phone
785-296-6296 fax
cheryl.whelan@ag.ks.gov<mailto:cheryl.whelan@ag.ks.gov>
www.ag.ks.gov<http://www.ag.ks.gov/>

This communication, and any attachments, is private and confidential and for the exclusive use of the intended recipient. The information contained herein as well as any attachments is confidential and privileged under the joint prosecution or investigation privilege, attorney-client privilege, work product privilege, joint defense privilege, or any other applicable privilege or immunity. If you are not the intended recipient and have received this communication in error, please notify the sender immediately and destroy the original message and all copies. Any unauthorized disclosure, copying, distribution, or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this communication is strictly prohibited. Receipt by anyone other than the intended recipient is not a waiver of any protection, privilege, or immunity. Please note also that the Kansas Open Records Act provides that public records, including correspondence to me via e-mail, may be subject to disclosure unless otherwise protected by law.

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