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Consumer Protection

2009 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 Consumer Protection, January through May, 2009.

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

January through May, 2009

John Hanna
Lawmaker: Rein in phone soliciting
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/1/2009

Cut the calls [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/4/2009

Derek Schmidt
Double check callers for charities
Iola Register, 1/12/2009

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Leaders ask feds to clarify lead law
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Kan. AG: Telemarketing plan unconstitutional
Junction City Daily Union, 1/16/2009

Tom Bell
Stick with what we know [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/19/2009

John Hanna
Kan. Senate advances bill on open records
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/28/2009

Records ritual [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 1/31/2009

John Hanna
Telemarketing bill clears Senate panel
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2009

John Hanna
Telemarketing bill clears Kansas Senate panel
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/3/2009

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Bill would force the whole story [editorial]
Iola Register, 2/3/2009

Tim Carpenter
Fakes may face the music
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

The News Staff
AG details scam to get credit card numbers
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2009 [Newsbank article]

Just hang up [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2009

Jim Morrison
Whistleblower bill likely to pass
Hays Daily News, 2/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Jeannine Koranda
Senate sends journalism bill back for more study
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2009 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Panel votes down state shield law for journalists
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/19/2009

Special to The Hays Daily News
AG unveils consumer mediation program
Hays Daily News, 2/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

Eber Phelps
Vishing and phishing
Hays Daily News, 3/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
Savvy student recognizes mystery shopper scam
Lawrence Journal World, 3/3/2009

Steve Six
Consumer ed
Hays Daily News, 3/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Patrick Lowry
Public meetings [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

The News Staff
Attorney general warns of bogus cash offerings online
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Open government public access [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2009

Randy Brown
Open government fuels democracy
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

In Kansas and Missouri, access to information could be better
Kansas City Star, 3/21/2009 [Newsbank article]

Stephanie Barnard
Panelists cover role of open records
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Opening government [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Randy Brown
Open government fuels democracy
Chanute Tribune, 3/28-29/2009 [Newsbank article]

New vishing, phishing scams reported
Junction City Daily Union, 3/29/2009

Dion Lefler
Charity call? Legislature wants you to get answers
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2009

Kevin Elliott
A.G. warns of mortgage scam
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2009

Dion Lefler
House declines to pass fundraiser-disclosure law
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2009

Ashley P. Anstaett
AG warns of mortgage scams
Junction City Daily Union, 4/6/2009

Carl Manning
Kansas Open Meetings Act clarified to avoid any confusion
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/9/2009

Consumer alert: Beware of VISA email
Chanute Tribune, 4/10/2009

More open government [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 4/29/2009

Dion Lefler
Senate restores access to crime information
Wichita Eagle, 5/2/2009 [Newsbank article]

Larry Paxson
Keep government out of private deals [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Special to The Hays Daily News
AG warns of mortgage modification scams
Hays Daily News, 5/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

Ashley P. Anstaett
AG warns of debt collector scams
Junction City Daily Union, 5/6/2009



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