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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Consumer Protection


Roxana Hegeman

Illegal immigrants turning to identity theft
Hutchinson News, 01/05/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Illegal immigrants turning to identity theft
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/06/2008

Warrant sparks free speech concerns
Lawrence Journal World, 01/06/2008

Special to The Daily Union
Legislation could add consumer protection
Junction City Daily Union, 01/10/2008

Dave Stephens
More poverty, even more poor children
Hutchinson News, 01/12/2008

Mike Belt
County looks at ethics policy
Lawrence Journal World, 01/13/2008

John Hanna
Legislature to see proposal that would condemn gangsta rap
Lawrence Journal World, 01/14/2008

John Hanna
Proposal scrutinizes explicit lyrics
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/14/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Open meetings lesson needed [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/14/2008

Associated Press
Legislature to see proposal against gangsta rap music
Hutchinson News, 01/14/2008

Chad Lawhorn
City leaders receive open meetings lesson
Lawrence Journal World, 01/16/2008

Gangsta gripe [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 01/16/2008

Dion Lefler
Steelworkers protest lead-tainted imports
Wichita Eagle, 01/17/2008

Mike Hall
Action legal, but stealthy
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/18/2008

The Telegram
Health officials issue warning regarding bean recall
Garden City Telegram, 01/26/2008

Deb Gruver
Con artists play on fear from sour economy
Wichita Eagle, 02/02/2008

Paul Wenske
Failure to report defects yields fine
Kansas City Star, 02/02/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Pop, beer could cost more under bill
Wichita Eagle, 02/02/2008

Vratil's battles get in the way of good law [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 02/02/2008

Taylor Atkins
Going to the movies ticket trouble
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/05/2008

Michael Hooper
Officials warn of scam
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/09/2008

Sandy Praeger
Federal bill unnecessary for insurance oversight
Junction City Daily Union, 02/13/2008

James Carlson
Bill prohibits circumvention of meetings law
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/15/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Kansas open meetings act let's be clear
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/16/2008

Kinzer bill a good move
Olathe Daily News, 02/16/2008

Kevin Wright
Kinzer: Court bill sees 'no real opposition'
Olathe Daily News, 02/19/2008

Paul Wenske
Foreclosure scam lands in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 02/21/2008

Paul Wenske
Foreclosure rescue scam makes its way to Kansas
Kansas City Star, 02/27/2008

Amy Bickel
Is there a difference?
Hutchinson News, 02/29/2008

Dan Margolies
Fraud, identity theft alleged
Kansas City Star, 03/01/2008

Mike Belt
E-mail scam artists prey on trusting souls
Lawrence Journal World, 03/02/2008

Special to The Daily Union
Kansas should be alert to insurance fraud schemes
Junction City Daily Union, 03/02/2008

Chad Lawhorn
Open meetings provision up for renewal tonight
Lawrence Journal World, 03/04/2008

Kansans should be alert to insurance fraud schemes
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/05/2008

Dan Margolies
No bail for suspect in bankruptcy scam case
Kansas City Star, 03/05/2008

Clara Kilbourn
Prize check actually an effort to scam recipients
Hutchinson News, 03/06/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Open meeting bill is debated
Wichita Eagle, 03/07/2008

Steve Six
A safe internet
Hutchinson News, 03/07/2008

Dion Lefler
Open-records requests can spell high fees
Wichita Eagle, 03/09/2008

What Others Said
The Salina Journal on Do Not Call List exemptions:
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 03/09/2008

Mike Greenwalt
Inspections at risk
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/10/2008

Jeff Myrick, Estuardo Garcia, Joel Walsh and Caroline Boyer
Across northeast Kansas, rising costs eat away at pocketbooks
Lawrence Journal World, 03/10/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Shield law supporters testify in Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 03/11/2008

Sophia Maines
Lawmaker from Lawrence honored for open-government efforts
Lawrence Journal World, 03/11/2008

Associated Press
Kan. Senate committee hears testimony on shield law
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/11/2008

Randy Brown
Open government essential for democracy
Manhattan Mercury, 03/11/2008

Jim Sullinger
Home inspection bill is debated
Kansas City Star, 03/12/2008

Randy Brown
State not doing well at open government
Wichita Eagle, 03/12/2008

Randy Brown
Government losing credibility, study says
Winfield Daily Courier, 03/12/2008

Jessica Tims-Seeliger
Shield law--For citizens, sources not journalist [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 03/12/2008

Bruce Symes
Housing rehab to proceed
Iola Register, 03/12/2008

J-W Editorial
Media pressure [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 03/13/2008

Jean Kozubowski
Shield law protects us all [editorial]
Salina Journal, 03/13/2008

Randy Brown
Sunshine saves democracies
Salina Journal, 03/15/2008

Kline stands up for open records [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 03/15/2008

Doug Anstaett
Sunshine week is reminder of heritage of self-government [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 03/16/2008

Open government absolutely vital
Manhattan Mercury, 03/16/2008

Political cartoon
Manhattan Mercury, 03/16/2008

Stronger sunshine laws needed
Kansas City Star, 03/16/2008

Deb Gruver
IRS warns taxpayers about top scams
Wichita Eagle, 03/17/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Shield law protecting all [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/17/2008

Doug Anstaett
Transparency vital to truth
Iola Register, 03/17/2008

Steven Six
Sunshine protects
Hutchinson News, 03/18/2008

Randy Brown
Open government essential to democracy
Hutchinson News, 03/18/2008

Doug Anstaett
Let the sun shine [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 03/18/2008

Steven Six
Open government is a necessity
Iola Register, 03/18/2008

Deb Gruver
What public records are you wondering about?
Wichita Eagle, 03/20/2008

Bob Sigman
Secrecy erods democracy
Johnson County Sun, 03/20/2008

Steve Six
Open government
Hays Daily News, 03/20/2008

Our View
Openness first [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 03/20/2008

Steven Six
Shine a light on government
Wichita Eagle, 03/21/2008

Let the sun shine [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 03/21/2008

Steve Six
Open government a necessity
Garden City Telegram, 03/22/2008

Ric Anderson
Meetings law needs attention
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/23/2008

James Carlson
Clubs: Bill would strip rights
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/24/2008

Scott Rothschild
Bill regulating adult businesses may be shelved
Lawrence Journal World, 03/25/2008

Vulnerable people deserve better from the government [Star's editorial]
Kansas City Star, 03/25/2008

Jim Sullinger
Bill takes on adult stores, strippers
Wichita Eagle, 03/25/2008

James Carlson
Strip club bill won't go ahead
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/25/2008

Carl Manning
Bill seeks to restrict sexually oriented businesses
Hutchinson News, 03/25/2008

Reitz proposal is a step forward [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 03/27/2008

Board lacks accountability [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 03/27/2008

Peter Hancock
Open government under attack at Statehouse
Metro News, 03/28/2008

Puffing away
AARP, 04/03/2008

Our View
Serial acts [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 04/03/2008

Marcus Kabel
Public gets inside view of Wal-Mart
Hutchinson News, 04/10/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Internet intrusions open for view [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/12/2008

Paul Wenske
Are home inspector rules beneficial to consumers?
Kansas City Star, 04/13/2008

David Klepper
Bills signed in Kansas include a new De Soto riverfront authority
Kansas City Star, 04/15/2008

The Capital-Journal
Copter log still withheld
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/16/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Police secrecy need to know
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/16/2008

Deb Gruver
Most open-records requests are granted
Wichita Eagle, 04/20/2008

David Klepper
Know where your ID is now?
Kansas City Star, 04/24/2008

Quest Resource Corp. drafts bill to protect land owners' property
Chanute Tribune, 04/24/2008

Paul Wenske and Lynn Franey
Subtle injustices go on
Kansas City Star, 04/25/2008

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Gauging day cares' safety falls on parents
Wichita Eagle, 04/27/2008

Associated Press
Bill would ban 'serial meetings'
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/02/2008

James Carlson
Open meetings bill sent to governor
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/04/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Open meetings law open and shut [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/07/2008

Mary Lou Odle
Take these steps to avoid falling victim, to scams
Salina Journal, 05/11/2008

J-W Staff Reports
Douglas & Leavenworth Counties leaders warn of mail scam
Lawrence Journal World, 05/14/2008

John Green
AG Six shares his vision for consumer protection
Hutchinson News, 09/12/2008

Eric Swanson
AG lists consumer protection among his top priorities
Dodge City Daily Globe, 09/13/2008

Responsible leadership [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 09/15/2008

Bobbi Mlynar
Gas prices on signs must be followed
Emporia Gazette, 09/22/2008

Dion Lefler
Internet callers may see price hike
Wichita Eagle, 09/23/2008

Special to The Gazette
Thieves steal dead people's identities
Emporia Gazette, 10/04/2008

Jesse Fray
Kansas shares in Eli Lilly settlement
Lawrence Journal World, 10/09/2008

Associated Press
Kansas gets nearly $741 K from Pfizer settlement
Leavenworth Times, 10/24/2008

Special to The Daily Union
Kansas Attorney General offers ID theft repair kit
Junction City Daily Union, 10/26/2008

Ashley Anstaett
Attorney General sues drug companies
Junction City Daily Union, 10/27/2008

Steve Six
Be smart when giving up old cell phones
Hays Daily News, 10/28/2008

Laudable vigilance [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 10/28/2008

Steve Six
Helping Kansans recover from identity theft
Chanute Tribune, 10/29/2008

Ashley P. Anstaett
AG sues to stop verizon purchase
Johnson County Sun, 11/02/2008

Glenda Overstreet
Record vote tally expected
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/02/2008

Sandy Praeger
Kansas insurance website a valuable tool for state consumers
Winfield Daily Courier, 11/05/2008

John Green
Stove bankruptcy leaves customers out in the cold
Chanute Tribune, 11/11/2008

Ashley P. Anstaett
Six sues more drug companies
Junction City Daily Union, 11/18/2008

Sunflower sues State in Federal court
Junction City Daily Union, 11/18/2008

John Green
AG suit targets stove refurbisher
Hutchinson News, 11/18/2008

Special to The Gazette
Attorney general offers advice on purchase of gift cards this year
Emporia Gazette, 12/10/2008

Special to The Hays Daily News
AG warns of sweepstakes frauds
Hays Daily News, 12/16/2008

A. G. Six announces settlement
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/31/2008

Associated Press
Kansas gets $1.1M in drug settlement
Lawrence Journal World, 12/31/2008

Ron Worley
Bioscience innovation a brightspot in Kansas
Johnson County Sun, 12/31/2008