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KAC: Document Confirms Concerns about Tobacco Settlement Discussions

A lobbist and children's advocate says she has proof Kansas officials are considering selling future payments from a tobacco lawsuit settlement in exchange for immediate cash to shore up the state budget.

Documents obtained by a child advocacy organization show that representatives of a Wall Street firm met with Kansas officials about bonding the state’s tobacco settlement last fall. More from Jim McLean, of the KHI News Service.

Read more about this story here, at the KHI News Service website.

Document Confirms Concerns about Tobacco Settlement Discussions

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