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2006 Session - January through May

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 AGING, 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 LABOR, January through May, 2006

Great business year good news
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2006

Associated Press
State's December jobless rate hits four-year low
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
December's unemployment rate lowest for month since 2001
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2006

Associated Press
December jobless rate at 4-year low
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Immigration stance doesn't work for conservatives
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Bush's immigration stance doesn't work for some conservatives
Chanute Tribune, 1/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Immigrant stance not working for GOP
Garden City Telegram, 1/25/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Welfare to work we did it [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2006

Mark Fagan
Grant to boost job training
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2006

Topeka Capital-Journal
Other editors Kansas welfare-to-job rates
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2006

David Goldstein
Grant to help boost bistate region's workers
Kansas City Star, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Workers comp
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Chambers offer option to high insurance costs
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Debate over bill becomes personal
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Groups unite to fight workers' comp bill
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
State weights changes to workers' comp law
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Survey compares paychecks
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2006

Dave Seaton
Groups seeking local employees
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/23/2006

Elizabeth R. Hatcher
No efficiency here [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006

Jim Sullinger
Senate OKs reducing workers' comp benefits
Wichita Eagle, 2/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
State jobless numbers slowing
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2006

Associated Press
State's job gains not as steady as touted
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2006

John Hanna
Revised report: Job growth hit snags
Lawrence Journal World, 3/4/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Workers comp bill seeks to reduce benefits
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Bill seeks to reduce benefits
Hays Daily News, 3/7/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Bill raises concerns for aging workers
Hutchinson News, 3/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Diane Stafford
Kansas, Missouri jobless rates fall
Kansas City Star, 3/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Randy Scholfield
Unfair workers' comp already low [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Bill may limit pay for hurt workers
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Labor bill sent to full House
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2006

Joel Mathis
Income of younger workers declining
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2006

Bill Glover
'Disposable Worker Bill' a threat to all Kansans in the workforce [letter to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 3/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Fight in the making over legislation that could limit claims on workers' comp
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2006

Brent D. Wistrom
Benefits for hurt workers about to fall
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Workers' rights debated
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2006

John Hanna
Workers' comp bill advances
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2006

Steve Painter
House passes reduced workers' comp benefits
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Workers' comp
Kansas City Star, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Disputed workers' comp bill goes to Sebelius
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2006

Sarah Kessinger
House votes to send workers' comp bill to the governor
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Roby
Workers' comp [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Workers' comp bill vetoed
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

'Diabolic' reason to vote for a flawed bill?
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tom Bell
Veto looks out for the little guy [editorial]
Salina Journal, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Couple ordered deported in worker conspiracy
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2006

Karin Brownlee
Workers' comp bill was about fairness, high cost
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Karin Brownlee
Workers compensation reform necessary
Olathe Daily News, 3/29/2006

Associated Press
State jobless rate stays constant in February
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Jobless rate constant in February
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2006

Associated Press
Kansas sees job growth despite rise in claims
Kansas City Star, 3/31/2006 [Newsbank article]

Dan Margolies
Court intercedes when pranks go too far
Kansas City Star, 4/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Maren Turner
Sebelius smart to veto 'disposable worker bill'
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Strand
Fewer workers on the move
Salina Journal, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Employers split on workers rallying
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Layoffs fewer jobs mean more will need help
Wichita Eagle, 4/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Boeing to cut 900 jobs in Wichita
Kansas City Star, 4/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Molly McMillin
Citing defense cuts, company will shed 900 workers this year, starting today
Wichita Eagle, 4/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Boeing to cut 900 jobs in Wichita
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2006

Chris Moon
News is mixed picture
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2006

Molly McMillin
Jobs await Boeing workers
Wichita Eagle, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kansas workmans comp
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2006

Stacie R. Sandall
Secretary: Diversity good for work force
Hays Daily News, 4/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
State's unemployment rate takes a dip for March
Wichita Eagle, 4/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Stacie R. Sandall
State labor department modernizing
Hays Daily News, 4/23/2006

David Hayes
Kansas, Missouri are still losing jobs, lagging in payroll
Kansas City Star, 4/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Molly McMillin
Boeing job cuts raise questions
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Karen Shideler
Bill prevents employers from firing abuse victims
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Bill protects employees who are abuse victims
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Local jobs on line
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2006

Jobless rate slides to 4.2 percent in April
Junction City Daily Union, 5/19/2006

Associated Press
Kansas' jobless rate dips to lowest in 5 years
Wichita Eagle, 5/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Kansas jobless rate hits five-year low
Hutchinson News, 5/20/2006

John Milburn
State's jobless rate slides
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2006



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