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Penal Institutions

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 PENAL INSTITUTIONS, June through December, 2006.

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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 PENAL INSTITUTIONS, June through December, 2006

Mary Clarkin
Commissioners agree on addition of $3M basement to proposed jail
Hutchinson News, 6/1/2006

Mary Clarkin
Officials OK vote on $20M jail
Hutchinson News, 6/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

New Arkansas City plant hiring inmates
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/28/2006

Mary Clarkin
'Not a wish, it's a need'
Hutchinson News, 7/30/2006

Carl Manning
Dog-training program continues, despite escape from Lansing prison
Lawrence Journal World, 8/10/2006

Christina M. Woods
Plan now considers improving housing
Wichita Eagle, 8/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Matt McNabb
Prison wages don't carry inmates far
Hutchinson News, 9/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Painter
Others' ID data open to inmates
Wichita Eagle, 9/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
County to hear report on jail
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/12/2006

Fredrick J. Johnson
Four officers receive rebuke
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/13/2006

Barbara J. Isenberg
Day reporting cheaper than jail
Wichita Eagle, 10/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Potter
Jail inmate blames miscarriage on Taser shocks
Wichita Eagle, 10/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kristin Sullivan
Legislators tour USP in support of new prison
Leavenworth Times, 11/1/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Victim's family oppose parole
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Shawnee County jail how much? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/22/2006

Dion Lefler
City balks at county's plan to charge for inmates
Wichita Eagle, 11/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Martin Hawver
An under the radar decision
Kansas City Kansan, 11/28/2006

Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 12/1/2006

Fredrick J. Johnson
Commission acts to expand jail inmate housing
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/8/2006

Corrections employee sentenced for trafficking
Hutchinson News, 12/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Eric Weslander
Conference describes ways to save money, conserve space in correctional facilities
Lawrence Journal World, 12/13/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Contract allocates money for inmate work
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/19/2006

Steve Rock
Telepsychiatry dispenses aid to inmates
Kansas City Star, 12/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 12/22/2006

Mike Hall
Law spurs county jail to cut medical costs
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/23/2006

Will Klusener
County to take on state over corrections money
Manhattan Mercury, 12/28/2006

The News Staff
Arrest made after smokes brought in jail
Hutchinson News, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
Ford Co. committee to present findings
Hutchinson News, 12/30/2006 [Newsbank article]



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