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Local Government

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 LOCAL GOVERNMENT, 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 LOCAL GOVERNMENT, June through December, 2006


Mary Clarkin
Townships, Haven unite in new county fire district
Hutchinson News, 6/1/2006


Fredrick J. Johnson
County interested in technology merger with city
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/9/2006


Tim Hrenchir
City, county to discuss technology merger
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Remark disparages mayor
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Memo details P-Card cases
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/20/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Mayor goes on offensive
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/21/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Some on council wary of employee's P-Card explanation
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/21/2006


Tim Hrenchir
JEDO ideas clash
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/25/2006


Chad Lawhorn
Mayor appoints Sebelius adviser to Planning Commission
Lawrence Journal World, 6/27/2006


Tim Vandenack
Liberal man's merge city county killed
Hutchinson News, 6/27/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Council to receive budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/30/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Property tax hike sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/6/2006


Fredrick J. Johnson
Request for deputy city manager finds support
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/7/2006


Suzanne Perez Tobias
Right to breast-feed nudity law on agenda
Wichita Eagle, 7/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
P-Card debate lingers
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/13/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Bomb sniffers good dogs [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/15/2006


Brian Burnes and Brad Cooper
Pit bulls a prime concern in two cities
Kansas City Star, 7/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Bunten seeks picket resolution
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/18/2006


Chad Lawhorn
Commissioners not sold on cost of distributing wireless Internet
Lawrence Journal World, 7/19/2006


Tim Hrenchir
City council support temporary freeze
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/19/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Campaign contributions who's boss? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/26/2006


John Green
City council votes to end its pay
Hutchinson News, 8/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Another city-county spat will it ever end? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/6/2006


James Carlson
Memo alleges retaliatory move
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/8/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Elimination of nepotism may become part of new city ethics code
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Michael Riley
Plan for mediation capital has Kansas farm town on edge
Denver Post, 8/13/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Hayden on the agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/14/2006


Bruce Symes
More surveys required in Humboldt
Iola Register, 8/15/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
City-County cooperation one is better
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/16/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Council goes with flow on riverfront appointments
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/16/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Councilmen unveil new plan for HRC
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/18/2006


Peggy Mooney
Three names added to riverfront authority
Metro News, 8/18/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Revised budget proposal offered
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/19/2006


Tim Hrenchir
County to consider 2007 budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/20/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Council readies 2007 budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/21/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
The real tax bill still too high [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/22/2006


Tim Hrenchir
County OKs cut in mill levy
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/22/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Council: Make cuts, not fees
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/22/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Fees, mill levy won't rise
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/23/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Memo warns against e-mail
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Pay raise would come at cost
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/8/2006


Derek Schmidt
Law allows county consolidation
Iola Register, 9/11/2006


James Carlson
Firefighters hold heated city march
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/13/2006


Diane McCartney
Bites prompt Wichita to weigh a PIT BULL BAN
Wichita Eagle, 9/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
County rejects sale of land
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/15/2006


The Capital-Journal
Council has chief's contract
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/18/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Energy audit generates concern
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/19/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Search warrant power not expanded
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/20/2006


Chad Lawhorn
Fla. leader among city manager candidates
Lawrence Journal World, 9/20/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Union: City acted in bad faith
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/21/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Citizen Kane now chairwoman
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/27/2006


Tim Hrenchir
County chooses energy auditor
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/27/2006


Fredrick J. Johnson
IT department could merge
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/29/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Proposal may cause fireworks
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/8/2006


J-W Editorials
Ideas welcome [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 10/8/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Fireworks resolution ignites vendors
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/10/2006


J-W Editorials
Public interest [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 10/12/2006


City of Topeka three men and a contract
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/14/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Council committee debates prepay gasoline proposal
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/17/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Firefightrs' contract under debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/17/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Council rejects mayor's veto
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/18/2006


Darrin Stineman
Summit to come to consolidation hot spot
Salina Journal, 10/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mark Fagan
Sex shop tries new tactic to stay put
Lawrence Journal World, 10/19/2006


J-W Editorials
Tapes build trust [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 10/20/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
City to toughen laws on Blight
Wichita Eagle, 10/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
City-County consolidation keep trying [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/23/2006


Hal Lockard
Flooding prompts water training
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/23/2006


Tim Hrenchir
P-Card policy draws praise from Alcala
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/26/2006


Emerson Lynn Jr
A KU conference points the way to deal with change [opinion]
Iola Register, 10/27/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
GPS technology life saver [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/29/2006


Tom Bell
Too much meddling [editorial]
Salina Journal, 11/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
County to consider social service grants
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/5/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Relations panel gets new leader
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/8/2006


Peggy Mooney
Speaker takes over as new deputy city manager
Metro News, 11/10/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Fighting against blight
Wichita Eagle, 11/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Pit bull seizure hobbles shelter
Wichita Eagle, 11/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
City county tax pact weighed
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/20/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Eminent domain on agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/20/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Rossville suing Shawnee County
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/21/2006


Bill Hummell
City working on intelligent infrastructure
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/22/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Condemnation plan stays alive
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/22/2006


Peggy Mooney
Topeka may soon have a code of ethics
Metro News, 11/24/2006


Barbara Hollingsworth
Council says no to land grab
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/29/2006


Rhonda Holman
Get along don't let spats hurt good government
Wichita Eagle, 12/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara J. Isenberg
County stalls Park City's annexation attempt
Wichita Eagle, 11/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Duffy faults creation of jobs
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/30/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Economic expansion cheap shot [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/1/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Economic Development on the move
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/3/2006


Manhattan gets wonderful news [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 12/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
City may curb visitors' passes
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/4/2006


Barbara Hollingsworth
City holds off on ethics changes
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/6/2006


Barbara Hollingsworth
Out-of-county drivers will get one warning
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/6/2006


Barbara Hollingsworth
Council won't let go of bed tax funds just yet
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/6/2006


Fredrick J. Johnson
Merger meeting set for Monday
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/15/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Frito-Lay 'oversight' too close [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/16/2006


Tim Hrenchir
County approves IT merger with city
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/19/2006


J-W Editorials
Salary sense [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 12/19/2006


Ric Anderson
Is raise burning bridges?
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/20/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Council votes to start planning merger talks
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Inmates at work cleaning up [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/21/2006


J-W Editorials
Deadlock broken [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 12/23/2006


Barbara Hollingsworth
Council seats up for grabs
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/25/2006


Mike Hall
Planning due for another update
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/26/2006


Rachael Bossow
County employees meet with legislators
Leavenworth Times, 12/26/2006


Christina M. Woods
County delays $3 parking fee at Coliseum
Wichita Eagle, 12/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Finn Bullers
Going paperless holds promise
Kansas City Star, 12/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Several among Sun's finalists
No Paper Available, No Date


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