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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Consumer Protection

2007

Deb Gruver
As holiday end, bills begin
Wichita Eagle, 1/1/2007

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Gift-giving keep shopping [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/4/2007

Stan Finger
Don't be fooled by reshipping scam
Wichita Eagle, 1/5/2007

David Clouston
Pamphlet is Kline's last bow
Salina Journal, 1/5/2007

Jonathan Kealing
Counterfeit bills no joke for businesses
Lawrence Journal World, 1/9/2007

Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Public access to records, meetings, lacking
Johnson County Sun, 1/18/2007

John Hanna
Morrison to review payday-loan practices
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2007

David Klepper
Taking a look at loans
Kansas City Star, 1/20/2007

Associated Press
Morrison to seek new restrictions on payday loans
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2007

John Hanna
Payday loans may face curbs
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2007

John Hanna
Morrison to seek new restrictions on payday loans
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2007

Martin Hawver
Payday loan bill sides with sympathy, not reality
Junction City Daily Union, 1/22/2007

Brad Cooper
Saying no to payday loans
Kansas City Star, 1/23/2007

Jason Gertzen
Tax credits aim to help angel investors take wing
Kansas City Star, 1/24/2007

James Carlson
Senator: Lift lottery's sunset provision
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2007

Associated Press
Attorney General Morrison to seek new restrictions on payday loans
Chanute Tribune, 1/24/2007

Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 1/26/2007

Payday loans are handy, but the trade-off is risky
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2007

Tim Unruh
County meetings case given to AG
Salina Journal, 1/27/2007

Who gets caught up
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2007

Deb Gruver
'Microloans' could help people escape payday-loan trouble
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2007

James Carlson
Closed sessions could be tapped
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2007

Diane Carroll
Driver license scam alleged
Kansas City Star, 2/1/2007

Deb Gruver
Activists take fight over loans to Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007

Dion Lefler
Group protests car-title and payday loans
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2007

Michelle Singletary
States take action to lock up your credit information
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2007

Suzanna Stagemeyer
Chained to debt payday loan stores draw scrutiny
Johnson County Sun, 2/8/2007

Carl Manning
Court rules consumer act includes physicians
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2007

Carl Manning
Court: Protection act applies to doctors
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2007

Patrick Lowry
Open government [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 2/11/2007

Tim Carpenter
Payday loans draw A.G. fire
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2007

Julius A. Karash
Consumer protection act also applies to doctors
Kansas City Star, 2/20/2007

Where's the shield law in Kansas? [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/20/2007

Deb Gruver
Payday loan group offers voluntary reforms
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2007

Rhonda Holman
Surging legislators turning blind eye to lenders
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2007

Chris Green
Loan limits unable to advance in Legislature
Garden City Telegram, 2/22/2007

Chris Green
Loan limits legislation unable to advance
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2007

Glenda Overstreet
Bill targets lenders
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2007

Payday loans lenders planning to make change
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2007

Scott Rochat
No-call list time to register again
Emporia Gazette, 3/2/2007

Ron Sylvester
Judge orders media to hand over interviews
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2007

Tim Carpenter
Paper, group settle lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2007

Chris Green
Compliance measure loses some teeth
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2007

John G. Mazurek
Deceptive doctors protected by HB 2530 [letter to the editor]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/6/2007

Emerson Lynn Jr
Public needs way to enforce open records act [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/7/2007

Open government necessary in Kansas
Olathe Daily News, 3/8/2007

Budget secrecy
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2007

Scott Rochat
Spread the sunshine [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 3/10/2007

Randy Brown
If you don't care about open government, you should [opinion]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/10/2007

Randy Brown
Defending our right to know
Garden City Telegram, 3/10/2007

Open records help media be watchdogs [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 3/10/2007

Randy Brown
It's not a partisan issue
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2007

Randy Brown
The case for open government
Salina Journal, 3/11/2007

Randy Brown
It's your business
Hays Daily News, 3/11/2007

Jonathan Kealing
'Sunshine' audit tests Kansas counties
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2007

John Hanna
Legislature's rules keep votes hidden from public
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2007

Randy Brown
Open government is essential to democracy
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2007

Editorial Board
Power trip
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2007

Randy Brown
Democracy depends on open government
Wichita Eagle, 3/13/2007

Randy Brown
Open government is about the public, not about politicians or media
Olathe Daily News, 3/13/2007

Ernestine Krehbiel and Betty Ladwig
Keep our government open
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2007

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Sunshine week shine the light [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2007

Deb Gruver
Time to sign up again for No-Call list
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2007

Deb Gruver
Open records are at core of democracy
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2007

Andi Atwater
House passes exemption of doctors from consumer act
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2007

Paul Morrison
Kansans would be wise to check on charities
Junction City Daily Union, 3/20/2007

Katie Stockstill
Sebelius honors Sweet Greens
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/20/2007

Katie Stockstill
Kansas AG urges caution with unknown charities
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/20/2007

Deb Gruver
Change to consumer act draws A.G.'s ire
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2007

Bob Sigman
Gap in open government [opinion]
Johnson County Sun, 3/22/2007

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2007

Doctor exemption could be unhealthy for consumers
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2007

Paul Morrison
Don't compromise consumers' rights
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2007

Jan Biles
Building inspection brings turmoil to Morrill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2007

Steven Anderson
Protection from eminent domain abuse is coming
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2007

Phyllis J. Zorn
Bill would exempt doctors from Consumer Protection Act
Hays Daily News, 4/2/2007

Jerry Slaughter
Don't be misled
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2007

Tim Carpenter
Doctors, lawyers set to battle over shielding lawsuits
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2007

Leigh Ann Spilman
Legislature should say no to special interest exceptions
Chanute Tribune, 4/3/2007

Associated Press
Suspects pleads guilty in blackmail plot
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2007

Paul Morrison
Legislators should continue consumer protection
Junction City Daily Union, 4/4/2007

Deb Gruver
We can't add names to no-call list, but we'll listen
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2007

Deb Gruver
Payday loan sites face audit
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2007

Julius A. Karash
Governor holds fate of doctor exemption
Kansas City Star, 4/10/2007

Scott Rothschild
DA says bill would handicap consumers
Lawrence Journal World, 4/16/2007

Associated Press
State sues Kiowa County for open meetings violation
Lawrence Journal World, 4/18/2007

Deb Gruver
New rules for payday loans
Wichita Eagle, 6/1/2007

Ryan D. Wilson
$4,879 check could cost $2,870 Australian lotto scam targets local accountant
Junction City Daily Union, 6/7/2007

Melissa Smith
County attorney finds no open meetings violation
Chanute Tribune, 6/8/2007

Brent D. Wistrom
Work-at-home schemes lure some
Wichita Eagle, 6/9/2007

Brent D. Wistrom and Dion Lefler
City council district 1 vote 20 ballots no longer a secret
Wichita Eagle, 6/15/2007

Paul Wenske
You can't bank on calls seeking data
Kansas City Star, 6/23/2007

The Capital-Journal
Morrison announces settlement with AOL
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/13/2007

Consumer corner: Rising gas prices not always price gouging
Chanute Tribune, 7/25/2007

Kansas Senior Press Service
Kansans urged to investigate before making charitable donations
Johnson County Sun, 7/26/2007

The Capital-Journal
A.G.'s office gets $15,000 in settlement
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2007

Transient merchants be on lookout for these scams
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/31/2007

Paul Morrison
Beware of home foreclosure scammers
Junction City Daily Union, 9/7/2007

Consumer corner: beware of phishing bank email scams
Chanute Tribune, 9/19/2007

J-W Editorials
Crime prevention [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/27/2007

Benita Y. Williams
'Mystery shopper' job was a scam
Kansas City Star, 9/28/2007

Deb Gruver
Payday loan sites popping up all over
Wichita Eagle, 9/30/2007

The Daily Union Staff
Jury duty scam can lead to identity theft
Junction City Daily Union, 9/31/2007