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CONSUMER PROTECTION
Kansas Newspaper Clippings Index

2012 Legislative Session
January through May 2012

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, 2012.

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, 2012


Lisa J. Adams
Letter: Scary legislation
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2012


The Capital-Journal
Kansas legislators speak out against Stop Online Piracy Act
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2012


The Capital-Journal
BBB: Avoid mystery shopper scam
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2012


Jason Probst
The double standard in government transparency
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2012 [Newsbank article]


Andy Marso
Morris: I warned about KMOA violations
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2012


Andy Marso
Governor's office says it warned about KOMA
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2012


Shajia Ahmad
Area legislators OK with meetings
Garden City Telegram, 2/1/2012


John Hanna
D.A. warns legislators, gov. to save dinner records
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2012


John Hanna
Gov. Confident dinners broke no rules
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2012


Roberta Namee
Valentine's scams take aim at your wallet
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2012


Andy Marso
Taylor likely to question Gov. in KOMA probe
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2012


Smells fishy [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2012 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Analysis: Gov. snared in debate over meetings
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2012


John Hanna
Gov's transparency at issue - Meetings with lawmakers continue to draw questions
Hutchinson News, 2/6/2012 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Lawmakers: Issues arose at governor events
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2012


Mary Clarkin
O'Neal: Letter to lawmakers lacks tact- He, colleague plan one reply to DA on gov meals, are seeking legal counsel
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2012 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
GOP: Lawmakers can't be forced to give evidence
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2012


Andy Marso
One committee, one dinner, different accounts
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2012


Man trying to scam churches in Kansas
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2012 [Newsbank article]


Gwyn Mellinger
What, exactly, went on at Cedar Crest?
Manhattan Mercury, 2/10/2012 [Newsbank article]


Roberta Namee
Don't fall victim to lottery-winning scams
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2012


Stu Butcher
Don't be fooled by health fraud scams
Chanute Tribune, 2/11/2012 [Newsbank article]


Bill Blankenship
Judge rules in C-J's favor
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2012


John Hanna
Analysis: Kan. GOP defensive over meetings
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2012


The Capital Journal
BBB: Be cautious when buying online
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2012


John Hanna
Kan. GOP defensive over meetings -Claim private gatherings weren't in violation of state open meetings laws
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2012 [Newsbank article]


Andy Marso
Kobach says he'll turn over calendars
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2012


Darcy Gray
Pain after the pump- Some stations place holds on customers' bank accounts
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2012 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Recording Capitol action tricky business
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
Editorial: Drug testing must be cost-efficient
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2012


Follow these tips to avoid a variety of scam opportunities
Hutchinson News, 2/19/2012 [Newsbank article]


Andy Marso
Former A.G.: KOMA cases hinge on discussion
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2012


Associated Press
Phony DEA agents scamming Kansans
Kansas City Star, 2/21/2012
Associated Press
Phony DEA agents scamming Kansans
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2012

Rhonda Holman
Open-meeting abuses
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2012


Darcy Gray
Keep An Eye Out -Scams affect local residents
Hutchinson News, 2/25/2012 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
D.A. to begin interviews on meetings with gov
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2012


Ann Marie Bush and Samantha Foster
Joke or not, Klan cards a 'serious threat,' professor says
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2012


The Topeka Capital
Don't get broke by spring break with tips from the Better Business Bureau
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2012


Salina woman scammed by Secret Shopper ad
Salina Journal, 3/9/2012 [Newsbank article]


Andy Marso
Rep. says D.A. seeking talk of 'strategy' in KOMA cases
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2012


Will Klusener
Attorney General promotes consumer protection
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/10/2012 [Newsbank article]


Capital Journal
Stretch Consumer Protection Week across the entire year
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2012


Associated Press
State makes food inspections available online
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2012


Andy Marso
CJ's filing asked for 'all documents'
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2012


Andy Marso
Email: Dinners included business
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2012


Andy Marso
Spending down under Brownback
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2012


John Hanna
Investigation into dinners ongoing
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2012


Andy Marso
Email raises KOMA query
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2012


Tim Hrenchir
Cemetery issues apology
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2012


The Capital-Journal
BBB warns of telephone scams
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2012


Andy Marso
Caterers: Cedar Crest manager was at dinners
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2012


The Capital Journal
The Better Business Bureau reminds of the cooling off rule
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2012


John Hanna
End of review into Brownback's meetings delayed
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
Editorial: Consumer scams require vigilance
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/6/2012


The Capital-Journal
Don't get ripped off by online knock-offs
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2012


The Capital-Journal
Scam artist pretends to be city employee
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2012


The Capital-Journal
BBB urges caution when salespeople call
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2012


George Diepenbrock
Scam involves computer viruses
Lawrence Journal World, 4/16/2012


The Capital-Journal
BBB urges caution in post-storm contractor hiring
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Transit meeting occurred without media notification
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2012


The Capital-Journal
BBB warns of airline ticket scam
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2012


Tim Hrenchir
City seeks TMTA open meeting probe
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2012


Tim Hrenchir
City asks for TMTA open meetings probe
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2012


The Capital-Journal
BBB warns of two 'old' phone scams
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
Editorial: Council scrambling issues
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2012


The Capital-Journal
Sorting the options of your debt burden
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2012


The Capital-Journal
Unlicensed Topeka doctor charged with health care fraud
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2012


The Capital-Journal
Fla. company banned from Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2012


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