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Consumer Protection

2007 Session - January through May

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 AGING, January through May, 2007.

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, January through May, 2007


Deb Gruver
As holiday end, bills begin
Wichita Eagle, 1/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


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 [Newsbank article]

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


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 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Taking a look at loans
Kansas City Star, 1/20/2007 [Newsbank article]


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 [Newsbank article]


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


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 [Newsbank article]


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 [Newsbank article]


Deb Gruver
Activists take fight over loans to Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


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

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 [Newsbank article]


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 [Newsbank article]


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

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 [Newsbank article]


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 [Newsbank article]


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 [Newsbank article]

Editorial Board
Power trip
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Randy Brown
Democracy depends on open government
Wichita Eagle, 3/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


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 [Newsbank article]


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

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


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 [Newsbank article]


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


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


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 [Newsbank article]


Paul Morrison
Don't compromise consumers' rights
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]

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 [Newsbank article]

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


Jerry Slaughter
Don't be misled
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


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 [Newsbank article]


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 [Newsbank article]


Deb Gruver
Payday loan sites face audit
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

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


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

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