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Consumer Protection

2006 Session - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to CONSUMER PROTECTION, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


ARTICLES ON CONSUMER PROTECTION, June through December, 2006


Deb Gruver
High rates likelier for minorities
Wichita Eagle, 6/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Deb Gruver
Group to protest payday loans
Wichita Eagle, 6/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Matt McNabb
Wal-Mart alters policy on checks
Hutchinson News, 6/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Staff and Wire Reports
Kansas home foreclosures increase
Salina Journal, 6/6/2006


Deb Gruver
Payday loans breed concern
Wichita Eagle, 6/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jason Probst
Police suspect manager lifted info of customers
Hutchinson News, 6/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Icess Fernandez
Lenders' backers leave meeting
Wichita Eagle, 6/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger
Gift cards' strings tie shoppers in knots
Kansas City Star, 6/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Claudia Lauer
Reports reveal increase in scams
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/22/2006


Frank Tankard
Your ID is right at your fingertips
Kansas City Star, 6/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Michael Hooper
Scam artists dupe, steal
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/13/2006


Deb Gruver
State warns investors of oil and gas scams
Wichita Eagle, 8/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
'Windfall' scams go slow
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/15/2006


Deb Gruver
Social security numbers who needs your: who doesn't
Wichita Eagle, 9/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Paul Wenske
Title loans: Easy money, hard knocks
Kansas City Star, 9/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Co-defendant pleads guilty
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/12/2006


Joe Rodriguez
Latest Nigerian scam lures the lonely
Wichita Eagle, 10/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Schrag
Open or shut?
Salina Journal, 11/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Do-Not-Call lists not at home
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/10/2006


Mark Fagan
Consumer unit gets to work
Lawrence Journal World, 11/30/2006

Taylor Atkins
Safe Streets issues gift card scam warnings
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/1/2006


J-W Editorials
Consumer advocate [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 12/6/2006


Dion Lefler
Park City meeting legality debated
Wichita Eagle, 12/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Deb Gruver
Legislator targets payday lenders
Wichita Eagle, 12/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associate Press
Legislator to introduce bill capping payday loan interest
Emporia Gazette, 12/11/2006


Randy Scholfield
Caps lawmakers should rein in payday loans
Wichita Eagle, 12/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Wichita lawmaker considers capping payday loan interest
Lawrence Journal World, 12/12/2006


Local florists need consumer protection, too [opinion]
Winfield Daily Courier, 12/12/2006


Ann Charles
Curb 'payday lending' [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 12/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
A.G.'s office sends out scam warning
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/16/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Attorney general warns of 'secret shopper' scam
Wichita Eagle, 12/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Editorial by the Wichita Eagle
Payday loans [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 12/18/2006


Wichita Eagle
Other editors on payday loans
Iola Register, 12/21/2006


Editorial Board
Regulating payday loans
Hutchinson News, 12/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Katie Stockstill
Kansans duped by secret shopping scam
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

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