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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 TAXATION, 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 TAXATION, June through December, 2006

Tim Vanenack
Arguments to start in Why Not Dodge? sales tax case
Hutchinson News, 6/1/2006

Judy L. Thomas
Tax-free RVs irk states
Kansas City Star, 6/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger
Taxes outpace inflation in Johnson County, angering some
Kansas City Star, 6/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ron Knox
The board member under scrutiny
Lawrence Journal World, 6/19/2006

Ron Knox
Tax Board member under scrutiny
Lawrence Journal World, 6/19/2006

Dave Seaton
KASB lobbyist: Tax break not the answer
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/6/2006

Jon Schubin
Sebelius signs bill aiding Food Bank
Wichita Eagle, 7/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Kansas collects record back tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/19/2006

Eric Weslander
Suspected dealers gave up $10,000 in drug taxes during Wakarusa festival
Lawrence Journal World, 7/19/2006

Derek Schmidt
Notable tax changes now in force
Iola Register, 7/20/2006

Delinquent taxes makein money [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/22/2006

Tim Unruh
Tax could fight cancer
Salina Journal, 8/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jonathan Williams
Is Kansas being left behind? [opinion]
Kansas City Kansan, 8/2/2006

Kathy Hanks
Ellinwood's first sales tax will aid recreation, streets
Hutchinson News, 8/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Martin Hawver
Property taxes are hot topic in primaries
Junction City Daily Union, 8/8/2006

Scott Rothschild
Department of Revenue to put on gun auction
Lawrence Journal World, 8/9/2006

Steve Vockrodt
City waits for AG's ruling on tax incentives
Olathe Daily News, 8/11/2006

Karl Peterjohn
High tax Kansas exposed again
Chanute Tribune, 8/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
Other states have different tax laws
Lawrence Journal World, 8/27/2006

Chad Lawhorn
Critics of property tax increase say: 'Senior citizens are being thrown to the wolves'
Lawrence Journal World, 8/27/2006

Jessica Tims
A step in the right direction [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Hutch a STAR for bonds
Hutchinson News, 9/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Hutch taxpayers to receive a break
Hutchinson News, 9/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers to evaluate tax system
Lawrence Journal World, 9/4/2006

Tim Carpenter
Gas tax cut sought for border towns
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/15/2006

Jessica Tims
Buffer zone on gas tax a good idea [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Seirer
Targeting the poor for taxes [editorial]
Salina Journal, 9/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

[Political Cartoon]
Olathe Daily News, 9/21/2006

Ann Charles
Lesson on gas prices [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 9/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kenneth Daniel
Cities ask for authority to levy excise taxes
Olathe Daily News, 9/23-25/2006

Jonathan Williams
Tax reform in the Sunflower State
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/29/2006

Jonathan Williams
Tax reform in the Sunflower State?
Olathe Daily News, 9/29/2006

Kenneth Daniel
Gasoline taxes at the Kansas border
Olathe Daily News, 10/5/2006

Gas tax plan stands little chance
Johnson County Sun, 10/19/2006

Jonathan Williams
Study confirms Kansas' poor business climate
Olathe Daily News, 10/20/2006

Ron Knox
Kansas Board of Tax Appeals member resigns
Lawrence Journal World, 10/24/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Business taxes outranked
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/26/2006

Martin Hawver
Not an easy solution for property taxes
Kansas City Kansan, 10/31/2006

Deb Gruver
IRS owes hundreds of Kansans a refund
Wichita Eagle, 11/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Craig A. French
The people speak bonehead move
Emporia Gazette, 11/24/2006

J-W Staff Reports
Unemployment tax reduction is urged
Lawrence Journal World, 12/2/2006

Finn Bullers
Tax request tops wish list
Lawrence Journal World, 12/2/2006

Gregory L. Schneider
An open letter to Gov. Sebelius [opinion]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 12/2/2006

Mark Fagan
Need a holiday life?
Lawrence Journal World, 12/3/2006

Tim Carpenter
Tax fraud memo implies favoritism
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/7/2006

Carl Manning
Committee denies consultant's claim against revenue agency
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 12/7/2006

Steve Vockrodt
City to lose on tax law
Olathe Daily News, 12/7/2006

Dennis Molamphy
Marriage penalty is for real
Wichita Eagle, 12/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Editorial Board
Sense and seriousness
Hutchinson News, 12/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Karl Peterjohn
Maximum taxes, minimum growth
Olathe Daily News, 12/12/2006

Martin Hawver
Exempting social security taxes could help seniors
Junction City Daily Union, 12/12/2006

Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 12/15/2006

State not finished cutting business taxes
Wichita Eagle, 12/17/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Blackburn to propose tax hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/19/2006

Dan Voorhis
Unemployment tax may be cut
Wichita Eagle, 12/20/2006

Mike Hall
Tax relief change surprises seniors
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Bobbi Mlynar
Tax-savings deadline is near
Emporia Gazette, 12/27/2006

Developers don't need giveaways
Kansas City Star, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy M. Cotham
Dealers get stamped by taxes, too
Chanute Tribune, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Bill Wilson
Wanted: Favorable taxes
Wichita Eagle, 12/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Runkel
AARP, 12/2006



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