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Kansas Newspaper Clippings - Consumer Protection


Karrey Britt

State, local health departments urge Kansans to test for radon in homes
Lawrence Journal World, 01/15/2013

Tim Hrenchir
Donor hearing drawing interest
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/18/2013

Andy Marso
Senators take umbrage with KOMA interpretation
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/17/2013

Andy Marso
Senators wary of interpretation
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/18/2013

Editorials: KOMA read carefully
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/22/2013

Electricity disconnect scam targets Kansas customers
Hays Daily News, 01/25/2013

Better Business Bureau
Don't let phony 'federal' grants fool you
Hutchinson News, 01/27/2013

The Capital-Journal
Editorial: Facebook privacy deserves a look
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/30/2013

Associated Press
DA: Shawnee council's deals broke spirit of open records law
Topeka Capital Journal, 01/31/2013

Megan Hart
Westar reports scam targeting customers
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/01/2013

Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau warns of love scams
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/03/2013

Andy Marso
KPA says KORA has hole
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/05/2013

The Capital-Journal
Editorial: Keep open records truly open
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/05/2013

Aly Van Dyke
City: Information requests too broad, a 'waste' of resources
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/11/2013

Andy Marso
KOMA investigation inspires legislation
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/14/2013

The Mercury
Proposal to loosen-KOMA is ill-advised-Bill stems from meetings at Cedar Crest
Manhattan Mercury, 02/15/2013

The Capital-Journal
Editorial: KOMA under attack
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/16/2013

Doug Anstaett
Attack on KOMA
Topeka Capital Journal, 02/19/2013

Mary Clarkin
Kan. AG reports on mortgage money totals
Hutchinson News, 02/24/2013

Doug Anstaett
Doug Anstaett: Keep government open
Wichita Eagle, 02/26/2013

Bailey Johnson
Abuse shelter officials beg to keep money from fund
Wichita Eagle, 02/27/2013

The Capital-Journal
Editorial: Privacy shred records
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/05/2013

The Better Business Bureau
Better Business Bureau warns of recent scam attempts
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/11/2013

Andy Marso
Senate GOP closes caucus after Brownback address
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/12/2013

Stevi Wilson
Senate committee discusses changes to 'open records' law
Lawrence Journal World, 03/13/2013

Tim Carpenter
Senate GOP leadership defends closed-door meeting
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/13/2013

Tim Carpenter
Senate panel gathers input on open government bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/13/2013

Rick Plumlee
Kansas open-records bill unlikely to advance, but debate continues
Wichita Eagle, 03/15/2013

Gene Wolfe
Letter: Keep government dealings open
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/15/2013

Gene Wolfe
Letter: KOMA a good law
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/17/2013

Special to the Gazette
Scammers use Affordable Health Care Act to steal personal data
Emporia Gazette, 03/18/2013

The Capital-Journal
Westar warns of man posing as employee in Debry area
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/26/2013

Brent D. Wistrom
Bll intended to prevent roofing scam advances in Kansas Senate
Wichita Eagle, 03/26/2013

The Better Business Bureau
BBB warns of scammers who use Craigslist
Topeka Capital Journal, 03/31/2013

The Capital-Journal
Capital-Journal journalists honored for legislative coverage
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/02/2013

Mark Morris
Area court case highlights legal thicket surrounding GPS data
Kansas City Star, 04/02/2013

Amy Renee Leiker
Harvey County authorities warn of phone scams
Wichita Eagle, 04/03/2013

Brent D. Wistrom
Bill to protect consumers from roofing fraud heads to governor's desk
Wichita Eagle, 04/04/2013

Wichita Eagle
Brownback vetoes bill on home inspections
Wichita Eagle, 04/12/2013

Gwyn Mellinger
Gwyn Mellinger: Transparency essential to true democracy
Topeka Capital Journal, 04/14/2013

Associated Press
Kan. gov. signs bill ending AIDS quarantine ban
Hutchinson News, 04/17/2013

The Capital-Journal
Colorado roofing company violates Kansas Consumer Protection Act
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/08/2013

Andy Marso
Children's advocates sue for AG tobacco records
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/10/2013

The News Staff
Kansas orders firm to stop operations
Hutchinson News, 05/13/2013

Dawne Leiker
Midwest reports possible scam
Hays Daily News, 05/13/2013

The Capital-Journal
AG: Storm damage could attract scam artists
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/20/2013

The Capital-Journal
Topeka Police Department offers tips on door-to-door solicitors
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/20/2013

The Mercury
Reopen Kansas-criminal records, Law now erects costly, needless barriers
Manhattan Mercury, 05/21/2013

Tim Carpenter
Advocacy group questions A.G.'s grip on revised tobacco settlement information
Topeka Capital Journal, 05/22/2013

Wichita Eagle
Site helps with requests for open records
Wichita Eagle, 05/27/2013

Sara Shepherd
Attorney general cites consumer protection as priority in talk at chamber breakfast
Lawrence Journal World, 10/22/2013