Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: A database of opinions issued by the Kansas Attorney General dating back to 1974.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about what the attorney general does and what issues attorneys general have tackled over the years.
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Where you get it: The database is maintained by the law school at Washburn University. Go to ksag.washburnlaw.edu.
How much the record will cost: The information is free.