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Economic Development

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 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, 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


Tim Hrenchir
County considers deal with Kmart
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2006

Fred Mann
County buys first land parcels for new arena
Wichita Eagle, 6/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Dan Voorhis
Developers have plan for wetlands more restaurants, shopping proposed
Wichita Eagle, 6/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Looking down from above
Lawrence Journal World, 6/1/2006

Kevin Collison
Pacific Sunwear coming to Olathe
Kansas City Star, 6/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

As big as you think? Not yet
Kansas City Star, 6/6/2006

Barbara Shelly
State must do more to attract new business
Kansas City Star, 6/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kansas growth is 18th best
Kansas City Star, 6/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
Go Topeka makes $2 million offer
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Noses to the grindstone
Wichita Eagle, 6/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jason E. Peck
Kansans must be allowed to keep their property
Kansas City Star, 6/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
2nd firm interested in Farmland
Lawrence Journal World, 6/15/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
City to vote on releasing millions
Wichita Eagle, 6/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

April Middleton
Great Plains wins award for exporting
Salina Journal, 6/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Clara Kilbourn
Hutch resident earns honor as dedicated volunteer
Hutchinson News, 6/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Moon
As big as Times Square?
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Council OKs Water Walk's next big leap
Wichita Eagle, 6/21/2006

Tim Hrenchir
College Hill project gets boost
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/21/2006

Scott Seirer
Expanding the market [editorial]
Salina Journal, 6/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Seirer
Lured by the bright lights [editorial]
Salina Journal, 6/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
WU OKs sale of lots
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/27/2006

Eric Swanson
State cannot afford essential services without economic growth
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/5/2006

Claudia Lauer
Ebert will leave Chamber in August
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/8/2006

Tim Vandenack
Stafford becomes 22nd Kansas Main Street city
Hutchinson News, 7/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Emerson Lynn Jr
Kansas doing well; prospects good, won't come easy [opinion]
Iola Register, 7/14/2006

Chad Lawhorn
Topeka growing, thanks to Lawrence
Lawrence Journal World, 7/20/2006

J-W Editorials
Topeka competition [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 7/21/2006

Mark Fagan
Identigen identifies city as U.S. headquarters
Lawrence Journal World, 7/27/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Payless Shoesource toe hold [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2006

Mary Clarkin
Voters reject eco devo proposal
Hutchinson News, 8/2/2006

Ron Knox
N. Lawrence looking to benefit from publicity for CBS drama
Lawrence Journal World, 8/4/2006

Sherman Smith
North downtown taking steps
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/7/2006

Mary Clarkin
County rule threatens plan for milk plant
Hutchinson News, 8/16/2006

Karl Peterjohn
Tax hike makes county, business less competitive
Wichita Eagle, 8/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Is Legoland good for city? [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 8/18/2006

Chad Lawhorn
Study plan spurs concern
Lawrence Journal World, 8/22/2006

John Green
Eaton OKs deal to stay
Hutchinson News, 8/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Eaton has two options for state aid
Hutchinson News, 8/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Eaton staying put
Hutchinson News, 8/23/2006

Michael Hooper
Payless ShoeSource profit hits stride
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/24/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Bike shop owner files suit
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/24/2006

Kansas among best business spots
Johnson County Sun, 8/24/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Suit names bike shop
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/25/2006
John Green
Summer of uncertainty
Hutchinson News, 8/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Energy leadership
Hutchinson News, 8/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Dennis McKinney
Lawmakers help Kansas' small businesses thrive
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/28/2006

Bill Wilson
Aerospace plant will move to Wichita
Wichita Eagle, 8/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jerry Siebenmark
Ten win consulting, grants for innovation
Wichita Eagle, 9/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
College Hill developers seek to evict bike shop owner
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/8/2006

Peggy Mooney
Newly formed business group to help small businesses in Topeka and Shawnee County
Metro News, 9/8/2006

Janis Lee
Finding ways to help Kansas' rural low-income families
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/11/2006

Amy Bickel
Wichita firm wins bids for fair project
Hutchinson News, 9/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Barbara J. Isenberg
Squeezing business out of downtown
Wichita Eagle, 9/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ann Marie Bush
Business Workshop International angle explored
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/21/2006

Brent D. Wistrom
Eminent domain to cure blight?
Wichita Eagle, 9/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Barbara J. Isenberg
County set to buy 5th arena lot
Wichita Eagle, 9/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Milford Lake study released Wednesday
Junction City Daily Union, 9/25/2006

Phil Anderson
College Hill project to proceed
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/27/2006

Laura Stroda
Community input drives lake development
Junction City Daily Union, 9/28/2006

Laura Stroda
Citizens see Milford Lake through eagle's eyes
Junction City Daily Union, 9/28/2006

Mary K. Vaughn
Wichita needs new tools to clean up blighted property
Wichita Eagle, 10/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

John R. Todd
Don't use 'blight' as execuse for eminent domain abuse
Wichita Eagle, 10/1/2006

The Capital-Journal
Executives to lead state chamber
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/6/2006

Ks Chamber of Commerce announces board members
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 10/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
Building on the possibilities
Lawrence Journal World, 10/9/2006

Mike Belt
County commission rural development rules to pass next hurdle soon
Lawrence Journal World, 10/10/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Topeka job growth finding work [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/11/2006

Michael Hooper
Progress slowly
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Barbara J. Isenberg
County sees who wants to run arena
Wichita Eagle, 10/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Elzufon
Wichita can turn its downtown around
Wichita Eagle, 10/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Commercial development stay centered [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/13/2006

Dan Voorhis
Task: Bring back city's startup spirit
Wichita Eagle, 10/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Downtown Hutchinson
Hutchinson News, 10/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Agency's bonuses questioned
Lawrence Journal World, 10/18/2006

Duane Schrag
Sebelius: Salina company has bright future
Salina Journal, 10/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Strand
Chamber celebrates 'true leadership'
Salina Journal, 10/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Bioscience authority to speak
Lawrence Journal World, 10/20/2006

Mark Fagan
Leader: City key in bioscience
Lawrence Journal World, 10/25/2006

Eric Swanson
Governor touts revenue estimates as sign of growing economy
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/4/2006

Kristin Sullivan
Pride renews effort for marina, bridge
Leavenworth Times, 11/4/2006

Michael Hooper
Riverfront authority 'The crown jewel'
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/8/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Index ranks Kansas 35th in helping small biz
Wichita Eagle, 11/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Strong work force ranks high in plans for bioscience industry
Wichita Eagle, 11/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Rural development
Hutchinson News, 11/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Frito-Lay making more [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/24/2006

Ryan D. Wilson
CVB project reaches statewide
Junction City Daily Union, 11/29/2006

Chris Green
Official: Kansas' international exports rising
Salina Journal, 12/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Patrick Lowry
Global reach [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 12/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kansas innovations on display
Dodge City Daily Globe, 12/7/2006

Dion Lefler
Visioneers seek more aid to small businesses
Wichita Eagle, 12/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Stacie R. Sandall
Peace group applies for $30M bond from state
Hays Daily News, 12/8/2006

Barbara Hollingsworth
City: Is Frito-lay worth its salt?
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/11/2006

Editorial Board
Winning strategy
Hutchinson News, 12/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Frito-lay vote momentum [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/12/2006

Tim Hrenchir
County commission to ponder IT merger plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/12/2006

Mark Fagan
Rental aid program extended
Lawrence Journal World, 12/13/2006

Mike Hall
Frito-Lay incentives questioned
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/14/2006

Tim Carpenter
New chairmanships emerge
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/14/2006

Mark Wiebe
Owner of mall seeks to block development
Kansas City Star, 12/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Illegal immigrants the politics of immigration dying to live-the political dilemma
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/17/2006

John Green
Ford County progresses with economic development
Hutchinson News, 12/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Editorial Board
Economic development
Hutchinson News, 12/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
State's biggest job producer ramins in government sector
Hutchinson News, 12/27/2006

John Hanna
Government hiring pushes job growth
Lawrence Journal World, 12/27/2006

Kansas economy on sound track [opinion]
Johnson County Sun, 12/28/2006



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