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Social Services

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 SOCIAL SERVICES, 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 SOCIAL SERVICES, June through December, 2006

Dave Ranney and Ron Knox
Former group home workers say employer lied, fired them to save face in abuse case
Lawrence Journal World, 6/1/2006

Steve Fry
Chairman is touring all 33 United Way agencies
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/2/2006

Andi Atwater
Medicaid to raise reimbursement rates
Wichita Eagle, 6/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jeanne Richardson
Local agencies get state grants
Winfield Daily Courier, 6/30/2006

Jennifer Torrens
Agencies receive grants
Emporia Gazette, 7/5/2006

Mike Shields and Dave Ranney
Kansas must repay $18.5M for Medicaid misspending
Lawrence Journal World, 6/30/2006

Andi Atwater
New law: Medicaid must check IDs
Wichita Eagle, 7/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Medicaid dispute frustrates Sebelius
Lawrence Journal World, 7/1/2006

Dave Ranney
Medicaid paybacks may cost millions more
Lawrence Journal World, 7/13/2006

J-W Editorials
Shared responsibility [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 7/17/2006

James Carlson
Aldersgate clears hurdle
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/19/2006

Claudia Lauer
Grandma cares
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Homeless population taxing resources
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/31/2006

Oletha Faust-Goudeau
Help for grandparent caregivers on the way
Wichita Eagle, 8/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Randy Scholfield
Breakdown why didn't SRS rescue girls sooner?
Wichita Eagle, 8/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Abused Wichita girls poor oversight [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/3/2006

Claudia Lauer
Trainees get back on their feet
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/3/2006

Tim Potter
School: Girls foraged in trash
Wichita Eagle, 8/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Potter
Affidavit: Two girls covered in bruises
Wichita Eagle, 8/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Matthew Hisrich
Shutting down Medicaid shell games
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/4/2006

Nathan Gill
La Cygne residents protest SRS office
Iola Register, 8/5/2006

Tim Potter
Source: SRS tips started in 2001
Wichita Eagle, 8/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Allowances at nursing homes low
Hutchinson News, 8/9/2006

Randy Scholfield
Wichita Eagle, 8/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tom Bell
Why did the system fail us? [editorial]
Salina Journal, 8/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
State cracks down on worker misclassification
Lawrence Journal World, 8/11/2006

Tim Potter
DA says kids get lost in system
Wichita Eagle, 8/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Potter
Reports up; fewer labeled as abuse
Wichita Eagle, 8/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
No state aid unless you are a legal
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/31/2006

Tim Potter
SRS inquiry leads to reforms
Wichita Eagle, 9/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Safer progress on helping abused kids
Wichita Eagle, 9/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Moon
Appeal: Agency jumped the gun
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Poertner
Take a Stand lessons from tragic child abuse case
Lawrence Journal World, 9/29/2006

Chris Moon
Medicaid provider lacking license
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/30/2006

Michael Hooper
Contract upheld for Medicaid
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/5/2006

Joe Rodriguez
Charity promotes food stamps
Wichita Eagle, 10/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
Let's help food fight headed to court
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/25/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Agency files lawsuit response
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/7/2006

Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
TLC meets challenge by raising $6 million
Johnson County Sun, 11/16/2006

Ron Knox
Participants seek enrollment help
Lawrence Journal World, 11/16/2006

Peggy Mooney
ERC has new executive director
Metro News, 11/29/2006

Chad Lawhorn
Shelter should be downtown, city told
Lawrence Journal World, 11/10/2006

Chris Moon
Coalition lobbies for in-home help
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/17/2006

Michael Hooper
Let's Help pinching pennies
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Wichita maternity homes shuttered
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/4/2006

Phyllis J. Zorn
Group to celebrate new facility with open house
Hays Daily News, 12/5/2006

Taylor Atkins
HRC director to resign post
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/7/2006

Stephanie Farley
Authority aims at improving health care policy
Garden City Telegram, 12/7/2006

John Hanna
SRS, commerce secretaries retiring
Lawrence Journal World, 12/9/2006

John Hanna
Sebelius' SRS, commerce secretaries retiring
Hays Daily News, 12/10/2006

Bobbi Mylynar
Meeting brings out issues with refugees
Emporia Gazette, 12/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Program assists pregnant addicts
Hutchinson News, 12/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Matt Stearns
Canceled funding may hurt the needy
Wichita Eagle, 12/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Stacie R. Sandall
Program helps pregnant women escape substance abuse
Hays Daily News, 12/28/2006

Dr. Dennis Cooley
Babies, bathwater and the zeal to reduce spending
Hutchinson News, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Stacie R. Sandall
Sale of youth ranch in Oberlin still a work in progress
Hays Daily News, 12/31/2006



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