Kansas Lawmaker Ordered to Pay Legal Fees to Kansas City Star.

 
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As reported by the Kansas City Star, Kansas Senate Republican Leader Jim Denning was ordered to pay nearly $39,000 in legal fees to the Star after a judge dismissed his defamation lawsuit against the newspaper. The lawsuit, which was filed in January 2019, claimed that contributing columnist Steve Rose falsely attributed statements to Denning in a column regarding his opposition to Medicaid expansion. The lawsuit was thrown out in July by a Johnson County judge...

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