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State Government

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 STATE GOVERNMENT, January through May, 2006


Jim Sullinger
Kansas 'credit card' bill looms
Kansas City Star, 1/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
All bets off on expanded gaming
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/2/2006


Christina M. Woods
Bills for minorities lose receptive panel
Wichita Eagle, 1/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
House committee eliminated
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/3/2006


Chris Moon
Funds aren't there yet
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/3/2006


Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers get a jump on new bills
Lawrence Journal World, 1/3/2006


Scott Rothschild
Canceled committee upsets lawmakers
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2006


Bob Sigman
Economy on a roll [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 1/5/2006


Glenn Staab
The best resolutions are for other people
Hays Daily News, 1/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ann Charles
Link with legislator [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 1/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Fred Mann
State lawmakers asked to work on airfare, gangs
Wichita Eagle, 1/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
State's budget picture looks brighter for 2006
Lawrence Journal World, 1/6/2006


Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers weigh session priorities
Lawrence Journal World, 1/7/2006


Scott Rochat
Local legislators speak out
Emporia Gazette, 1/7/2006


Carmen Cardinal
Legislators listen to citizen's concerns
Kansas City Kansan, 1/7/2006


Dan J. Smith
Education, eminent domain top state agenda
Olathe Daily News, 1/7/2006


Steve Painter
Key issues for Kansas lawmakers in 2006
Wichita Eagle, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Painter
Schools not only fractious issue on slate
Wichita Eagle, 1/8/2006


Rhonda Holman
Full slate legislators, governor have work to do
Wichita Eagle, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Are lawmakers up to the challenge? [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Lawmakers' challenges: ed, crime
Hutchinson News, 1/8/2006


Mary Clarkin
Area legislators outline hot topics they anticipate in '06 session
Hutchinson News, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


The News Staff
How to contact Kansas legislators
Hutchinson News, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Pete Goering
Senate digs not all that's changed
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2006


Area Senate districts
Hutchinson News, 1/8/2006


Dion Lefler
Growth of debt worries officials
Wichita Eagle, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Previewing the 2006 Kansas legislative session
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2006


Tim Carpenter
Tiptop view public tours of Capital dome resuming after 30 years
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2006


Chris Moon
Kansas legislature budget watch
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2006


Anna Staatz
Legislative session begins
Junction City Daily Union, 1/8/2006


No money to throw away
Hays Daily News, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


April Middleton
Legislators have ambitious agenda
Salina Journal, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Schrag
Increased revenue reflects the healthy economy
Salina Journal, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Janis Lee
Bringing issues to forefront
Hays Daily News, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kansas key issues before the legislature in 2006
Kansas City Star, 1/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Welcome back [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2006


Associated Press
Study: State could save on interest when borrowing
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2006


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
School dollars could dominate lawmakers attention
Kansas City Star, 1/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
State's debt has ballooned over past 12 years, study finds
Lawrence Journal World, 1/9/2006


Chris Moon
Lawmakers set to hit the ground running with talk of education
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2006


Chris Moon
Consolidation issue back
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2006


Associated Press
Kansas debt balloons as lawmakers forgo bonds
Hutchinson News, 1/9/2006


John Hanna
Another special session could loom for legislators
Hutchinson News, 1/9/2006


John Hanna
Another special session could loom for legislators
Junction City Daily Union, 1/9/2006


John Hanna
Another special session could loom for legislators this year
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/9/2006


Scott Lowder
Area legislators prepare for new session
Leavenworth Times, 1/9/2006


A need for leadership [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Sebelius speech full of imagery
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2006


Associate Press
Sebelius outlines her ideas for 2006
Wichita Eagle, 1/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
Challenge audit lays it out for Sebelius, legislators
Wichita Eagle, 1/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Governor: Kansans 'stand atop a hill'
Wichita Eagle, 1/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


State of the State to be televised Monday
Wichita Eagle, 1/2006


Tim Carpenter
Mays: State should avoid tax hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Statehouse dome thrilling tour [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2006


Scott Rothschild
State of the State Sebelius rolls out proposals, touts finances
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2006


Kathleen Sebelius
Governor outlines challenges ahead
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2006


David Klepper
Sebelius delivers her State of the State address
Kansas City Star, 1/10/2006


Andi Atwater
Report ranks states' emergency medical care Kansas earns low marks
Wichita Eagle, 1/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Audit says schools need additional $399 million
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/10/2006


Harris News Service
Area lawmakers weigh in on Sebelius' State of the State speech
Hutchinson News, 1/10/2006


John Hanna
'Hope has returned'
Hutchinson News, 1/10/2006


Old business [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 1/10/2006


Melvin Neufeld
Lawmakers must watch state budget to guarantee secure future
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/10/2006


Sebelius wins a round on style [editorial]
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/10/2006


Scott Rothschild
Where to go from here
Emporia Gazette, 1/10/2006


Martin Hawver
House to be 'wild child' this session
Kansas City Kansan, 1/10/2006


Kathryn Mays
Reaction to Sebelius mixed here
Olathe Daily News, 1/10/2006


Patrick S. Kelley
The governor's wish list [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 1/10/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Budget would save Sedgwick $1 million
Wichita Eagle, 1/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
GOP says Sebelius budget lacking
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2006


John Hanna
Sebelius proposes $11.7 billion budget
Salina Journal, 1/11/2006


Lynn Jenkins
Get familiar with legislative issues
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/11/2006


John Hanna
Governor's budget has extras but won't fit with schools audit
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/11/2006


Scott Rochat
Moore sells Sebelius plan in Emporia
Emporia Gazette, 1/11/2006


John Hanna
Sebelius budget has extras but won't fit with schools audit
Hutchinson News, 1/11/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/11/2006


Tim Vandenack
Sebelius calls for legislative civility at Dodge stop
Hutchinson News, 1/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Flaherty
Local legislators impressed by speech
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Matthew Clark
Sales tax increase may be put to vote
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Special session fresh in leaders' minds
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2006


Full plate for legislature
Johnson County Sun, 1/12/2006


Family support [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 1/12/2006


Having your voice heard [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 1/12/2006


Associated Press
Picture-hanging banned on Statehouse walls
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Legislative leaders nail down policy for Statehouse walls
Lawrence Journal World, 1/13/2006


J-W Editorials
No decency Kansas has enough image problems without any contribution from Topeka Westboro group [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/13/2006


Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 1/13/2006


John Hanna
Picture-hanging banned on Statehouse walls
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2006


Kansas politics no heat yet [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/14/2006


Tim Carpenter
School finance, gambling link foreseen
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2006


Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Legislators wrestle pigs and tributes in first week
Garden City Telegram, 1/14/2006


Lawrence C. Gates
Standing up to the challenge
Leavenworth Times, 1/14/2006


Jim Sullinger
New digs
Kansas City Star, 1/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Take the capital quiz
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2006


Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Mays' chief of staff soon will head for Middle East
Hutchinson News, 1/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Bill will target Phelps' protests
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


How to contact your legislator
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eber Phelps
Governor outlines a vision for future
Hays Daily News, 1/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
State of the State address irks some GOP lawmakers
Hutchinson News, 1/16/2006


John Hanna
Sebelius spin leaves GOP reeling
Lawrence Journal World, 1/16/2006


Rhonda Holman
Caution State's debt load comes with a price
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Keeping a respectful distance
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Figuring the Kansas 'Productivity Puzzle'
Olathe Daily News, 1/17/2006


Both sides serve whoppers [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Grenz and Sarah Kessinger
Legislative aide beginning tour of duty as chaplain
Chanute Tribune, 1/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Federal funds bolster local safety efforts
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2006


Chris Green
Leaders disagree on severity of debt
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2006


Jessica Grant
Kansas not likely to OK suicide laws
Manhattan Mercury, 1/18/2006


Ann Charles
Do what's best [editorial]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/18/2006


Tim Carpenter
Senate approves Sebelius nominees
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2006


State's largest city lets others run things in Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2006


J-W Staff Reports
Proposed state pay raise of 2.5% called insufficient
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2006


State should not fund Wichita air subsidies
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2006


Chris Moon and Tim Carpenter
Under the dome
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/20/2006


John Hanna
Barnett outlines 'Prescription for Growth' tax, budget package
Hutchinson News, 1/20/2006


John Hanna
Sebelius' spin for State of the State mightily annoys GOP
Metro News, 1/20/2006


Eagle Staff
'Ask you legislator' to air Sunday on KPTS
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2006


Salina Journal
Governmental burden
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2006


Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Legislators weigh in on eating junk food, residents' obesity
Garden City Telegram, 1/21/2006


Diane Costello
Week 2 at the Statehouse
Olathe Daily News, 1/21/2006


Kevin Flaherty
Legislators: session is in calm stages
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Crowson's View [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2006


Beccy Tanner
State Capital to restart sky-high tours
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2006


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Lawmakers address Medicaid fraud
Kansas City Star, 1/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Prayer heard round the world
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Janis Lee
Issues continue to go before legislators
Hays Daily News, 1/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Capitol briefing news from the Kansas Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2006


John Hanna
GOP plan depends on key assumptions
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2006


News Staff
Bill would protect citizenship
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Shari Weber
Beginning the 2006 session
Junction City Daily Union, 1/23/2006


John Hanna
Barnett's plan depends on assumptions
Junction City Daily Union, 1/23/2006


Emerson Lynn Jr
Barnett's promises of more for less defy state's history [editorial]
Iola Register, 1/23/2006


Derek Schmidt
Fraud, sex offenders await action
Iola Register, 1/23/2006


David Hanna
Kansas' debt: bigger than you think
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bill Blankenship
Dome reopens to tours
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2006


Martin Hawver
Politically good things
Junction City Daily Union, 1/24/2006


Travis Heying
Scary climb to dome's top, but the view?
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Sebelius gets promise from Bush on money
Salina Journal, 1/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the Legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2006


Eagle Staff
Betts, Ward to answer questions from public
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the Legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/26/2006


Chris Sramek
Reader forum politicians need to realize what Atwood has to offer
Hays Daily News, 1/26/2006


Under the dome
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2006


J-W Staff Reports
Statehouse celebration marks Kansas birthday
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/27/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Garden City Telegram, 1/27/2006


Sharon Montague
Officials say bill would lead to higher levy
Salina Journal, 1/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Conservatism on GOP agenda
Iola Register, 1/27/2006


Communities share more than $7M in community development funds
Chanute Tribune, 1/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Tours of Capitol dome resuming after 30 years
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2006


John Hanna
Students, 'survivor' celebrate Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 1/28/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2006


Ryan D. Wilson
Proposed tax incentive huge loss for county
Chanute Tribune, 1/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Grenz and Sarah Kessinger
Pharmacists angry with busy signals
Chanute Tribune, 1/28/2006


Kevin Flaherty
Activity increases in legislature
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbecue beef
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Capitol steps: "tours of the Capitol dome started this week"
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Writing job descriptions
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Terry Rombeck
Testing the state tune
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2006


Stacie R. Sandall
Legislators voice opinions on latest issues
Hays Daily News, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Clay Aurand
It's early
Hays Daily News, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Travis Heying
Risk-averse miss out on Capitol view
Kansas City Star, 1/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Capitol briefing news from the Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2006


Steve Painter
Legislature will consider a series of crucial bills this week
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Hurst Laviana
Agencies to pool security resources
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jennifer Torrens
Hill spells out legislative work at forum
Emporia Gazette, 1/30/2006


Chris Moon
Reps ready to leave Docking
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2006


Chris Moon
Republican agenda vague
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2006


Steve Painter
House GOP rolls out key agenda items for session
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
State budget fat or muscle? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 1/31/2006


Under the dome
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/1/2006


Associated Press
Public tours of Capitol dome resuming after 30 years
Chanute Tribune, 2/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


At a glance
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Duane Goossen
Savings are real
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Wichita-area legislators schedule public forums
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/2/2006


Jonathan Williams
Making Kansas competitive again
Kansas City Kansan, 2/2/2006


A jump ball
Johnson County Sun, 2/2/2006


Where 25 proposals stand in the Kansas legislatures
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2006


Alan Bjerga and Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
State's potential can't be ignored
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Did state save $1 billion or just delay payments?
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Painter
Plan gives lawmakers, judges merit pay raises
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eagle Staff
Lawmakers to take questions from public
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Matthew Clark
Proud to be No.1 [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Other legislators should follow example of Reitz's principled vote [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/3/2006


Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Week four of session drives through licensing issues, public breastfeeding
Garden City Telegram, 2/4/2006


Diane Costello
Week 4 at the Statehouse eminent domain
Olathe Daily News, 2/4/2006


Associated Press
Governors promise joint approach
Emporia Gazette, 2/4/2006


Lynn Franey and Jeffrey Spivak
These days more immigrants say, 'Show me Missouri'
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stephen Wade
A common sense approach
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Morrison
Courts at heart of legislation
Hays Daily News, 2/5/2006


Eagle Staff
What's coming up in the legislature
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2006


So they said
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
'At risk weighting' injects more than jargon into school-funding debate
Kansas City Star, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Nursing moms say TV far more revealing
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Matt McNabb
Gambling, eminent domain among questions at forum
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Capitol briefing news from the Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2006


Pat George
Legislature's top priorities in 2006: creating jobs and encouraging prosperity
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/6/2006


Gwendolynne Larson
Tanner's bill is for dad
Emporia Gazette, 2/6/2006


Bill Felber
K-12 cash, taxes on the menu
Manhattan Mercury, 2/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Legislative update
Manhattan Mercury, 2/6/2006


Bill Leistiko
Government should stay out of business
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sam Hananel
Bush budget prompts concern in Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2006


Associated Press
Bill would pay veterans for Nov. 11 work
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2006


John Hanna
Budget director: vehicle changes save state millions
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2006


John Hanna
Unanticipated revenues good news as lawmakers ponder school aid
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2006


John Hanna
State saves $5M a year from vehicle changes
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2006


Sam Hananel
Plan prompts concern in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2006


Sam Hananel
Kansas could feel cuts to medicare, ag
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2006


Sharon Montague
Help's on the way
Salina Journal, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Greta Goodwin
Animal abuse could become a felony
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/7/2006


Chris Moon and Tim Carpenter
Veterans day with pay bill raises skepticism
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2006


Emerson Lynn Jr
Legislature acts speedily on inconsequentials [opinion]
Iola Register, 2/8/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2006


Montgomery, Stuckey named to governor's council
Junction City Daily Union, 2/8/2006


Mark Scott
Armbrust moves to new state position
Manhattan Mercury, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rachael Bossow
Area legislators outline agendas
Leavenworth Times, 2/8/2006


At a glance
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2006


At a glance
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2006


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2006


Chris Moon
School finance rule: no talking
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2006


Debra Singer
Kansas' shameful number
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Governor signs first bill of 2006 Legislative session
Kansas City Kansan, 2/11/2006


Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
A little fruity
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Concealed weapons proposal isn't out of the woods
Kansas City Star, 2/12/2006


Virginia Beamer
Booster seats up for vote
Hays Daily News, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger
Metro watch
Kansas City Star, 2/12/2006


So they said
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ed Trimmer
Work in Topeka more than exciting
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/13/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/14/2006


Diane Costello
Week five at the state capitol
Olathe Daily News, 2/14/2006


Greta Goodwin
Children and education at forefront
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/14/2006


At a glance
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/15/2006


Shari Weber
Legislators push towards turnaround
Junction City Daily Union, 2/15/2006


Emerson Lynn Jr
State's safe seats offer Republicans opportunity to lead
Iola Register, 2/15/2006


At a glance
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/16/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2006


Bill Felber
Outspoken, provocative
Manhattan Mercury, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Laura Kelly
Legislators working on numerous bills
Junction City Daily Union, 2/17/2006


This week at the capitol
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Smallest of Sebelius budget items draw close look
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2006


Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Doggy bag wine on horizon
Salina Journal, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Diane Gasper-O'Brien
No eggs, but plenty of issues for area legislators
Hays Daily News, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


April Middleton
Action on eminent domain is likely
Salina Journal, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Morrison
Midway point fast approaching
Hays Daily News, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Budget given a closer look
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Capitol briefing news from the Kansas Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 2/20/2006


Mary Lou Deters
Take care of workers
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rebecca Aistrup Gerber
School finance, business tax exemption topics of discussion at legislative coffee
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/20/2006


LeRoy Wilson
Reps discuss hot topics
Garden City Telegram, 2/20/2006


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
'Competitive border tax 'for gasoline gets hearing
Kansas City Star, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Senate defers 'drunk' bill
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/21/20063


Greta Goodwin
Key issues are yet to be addressed
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/21/2006


Derek Schmidt
Senate votes to support biodiesel
Iola Register, 2/21/2006


Talk back
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


J-W Staff Reports
Osawataomie officials ask state for land
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2006


At a glance
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2006


Chris Moon
Salary panel proposed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2006


Chris Green
Are lawmakers paid enough?
Salina Journal, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Pay panel would take hikes out of lawmakers' hands
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2006


Chris Green
Pay panel would take hikes out of lawmakers' hands
Garden City Telegram, 2/22/2006


Chris Moon
Pay's bad, but raise would be worse
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Crime-targeting bills advance in House, Senate
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2006


At a glance
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2006


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2006


Arley Hoskin
Committee gives green light to blue grass
Johnson County Sun, 2/23/2006


Jessica Tims
Pay increase can make legislature more accessible
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Steve Painter
Legislation involving arrest warrants fails to clear Kansas House hurdle
Kansas City Star, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Senate approves change in pay raises
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2006


House, Senate devote long hours to bills
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Pay plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2006


Did you know
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2006


Leonard Hall
Busy day at the state Capitol
Olathe Daily News, 2/24/2006


Tim Carpenter
Spending limits lose steam
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006


Chris Moon
Session hits halftime
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/25/2006


Rachael Bossow
Chamber reps testify in favor of bill
Leavenworth Times, 2/25/2006


Chris Grenz and Sarah Kessinger
Contempt of court?
Chanute Tribune, 2/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger
From animals rights to consumer rights
Kansas City Star, 2/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Schools, taxes propel session
Kansas City Star, 2/26/2006


Steve Painter
In second half, legislators face thorniest issues
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Would higher pay mean higher-quality lawmakers
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Amendment has arresting quality
Hutchinson News, 2/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Anna Staatz
Education continues as top priority in Topeka
Junction City Daily Union, 2/26/2006


Clay Aurand
Republicans meeting goals
Hays Daily News, 2/26/2006


Chris Moon
Key debates left for the end
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Speaker burns grass bill
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2006


David Clouston
Topeka developer, county in dispute
Salina Journal, 2/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Highlights from the Kansas Legislature
Chanute Tribune, 2/28/2006


Big post creates big head [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 2/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Topeka-Capital Journal Editorial Board
Legislator pay no games [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2006


Greta Goodwin
Second half of session will be a busy one
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/28/2006


Emerson Lynn Jr
School finance talk focuses on gaming, ignores tax hikes [editorial]
Iola Register, 2/28/2006


Wrong way to pursue raises [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
State's pay plan advances
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/2/2006


Kansas leaders give model for bipartisan solutions
Hutchinson News, 3/2/2006


Diane Costello
Week seven at the Capitol
Olathe Daily News, 3/2/2006


Under the dome
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2006


Mark McCormick
State senator wants Kansas to divest from Sudan firms
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2006


Kevin Flaherty
Legislature sees little movement
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2006


Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Sebelius suggests national discussion on health care
Garden City Telegram, 3/4/2006


Chris Moon
Critics: Math in House plan won't add up
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger
Legislators clash on how to divvy up school funds
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
It's taking off
Kansas City Star, 3/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Panel seeks to unite JoCo Republicans
Kansas City Star, 3/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Governor: Business shoulder too much of health care burden
Hutchinson News, 3/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Knox
Homeland security funds under review
Lawrence Journal World, 3/5/2006


Mark Scott
Second thoughts on finance
Manhattan Mercury, 3/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Lawmakers eyeing key position
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2006


Brandy Nance
Legislators talk issues
Emporia Gazette, 3/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Derek Schmidt
And now, on a lighter note
Iola Register, 3/6/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2006


Duane Schrag
Governor, city set to tackle water woes
Salina Journal, 3/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Greta Goodwin
Some progress made on school finance
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/7/2006


James Jordan
Session getting busier all the time, Trimmer, Kelley say
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/7/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/8/2006


Diane Costello
Week eight at the Capitol
Olathe Daily News, 3/8/2006


Ann Charles
Give them a hand [opinion]
Chanute Telegram, 3/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2006


Manhattan Mercury
Legislative pay raises [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 3/9/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2006


Chris Green
House looks to toughen up terror laws
Garden City Telegram, 3/10/2006


Special to the Kansan
KCK immigrants to participate in event at capitol
Kansas City Kansan, 3/11/2006


Randy Brown
Openness in need of defense
Garden City Telegram, 3/11/2006


Chris Grenz and Sarah Kessinger
Sort it out
Chanute Tribune, 3/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Mays feels heat for state grass snub
Kansas City Star, 3/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Winner takes all on school finance
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Nancy Niles Lusk
Western front not good role model
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2006


Matt McNabb
Senator says lawmakers have been in conflicting situations this session
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Fees limit counties' security purchases
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2006


House-passed immigration bill would make criminals of churches that aid illegals
Manhattan Mercury, 3/12/2006


Senate right to retain status quo [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 3/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Capitol briefing
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2006


Douglas Gerdel
We aren't fooled
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2006


Karen Moss
Some do need more
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2006


Rachael Bossow
Legislators update residents on agendas
Leavenworth Times, 3/15/2006


Tim Unruh
Preparing for disaster
Salina Journal, 3/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Govt. in the sunshine [cartoon]
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2006


Arley Hoskin
Students lobby for state grass legislation
Johnson County Sun, 3/16/2006


Lynn Bonney
High noon
Emporia Gazette, 3/16/2006


Forget this idea [opinion]
Johnson County Sun, 3/16/2006


Associated Press
Panel reverses change in school-funding plan
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Glen Staab
Local voices
Hays Daily News, 3/16/2006


John Hanna
Bill allows for some Sebelius proposals
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2006


Tim Carpenter
May bemoans Senate carpet
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2006


Chris Moon
Talk of special session rises
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2006


Janis Lee
Many large issues left to resolve during this legislative session
Hays Daily News, 3/19/2006


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Lawmakers brace for special session
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
Caution legislators risk another special session
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Capitol briefing news from the Kansas Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2006


John Hanna
Legislators appear on track to special session
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2006


Joel Mathis
State may be unprepared if another disaster strikes Iraq, Afghanistan deployments put strain on Guard's equipment
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2006


Scott Rothschild
Immigrant tuition, judges, guns move to front burner
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2006


Lost in the menu offerings
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2006


Guest column name that tune
Hays Daily News, 3/21/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2006


Scott Rothschild
Sebelius sees another special session ahead
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2006


Barbara Hollingsworth
Sebelius weighs options
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2006


Diane Costello
Week 10 at the Statehouse
Olathe Daily News, 3/22/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/22/2006


Chris Moon
Gov. Sebelius vetoes two hot-button bills
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Shelly
Obstinacy, pettiness won't end problems [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rodney Ferguson
Pay looks pretty good
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Etcetera
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eagle Staff
Kansas recognized as a business-friendly state
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Steve Painter
House nears vote on curbing court's power
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Gun, worker bills vetoed
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2006


Harris News Service
Bill seeks to restate federal law
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2006


Patrick S. Kelley
Overstaying their welcome [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 3/23/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2006


Scott Rothschild
Senate committee holding up House measures
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2006


The Capital-Journal
Under the dome
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2006


Etcetera
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Prof. urges limits on immigrant benefits
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ann Charles
Make it regular [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Bill seeks to re-state federal law
Garden City Telegram, 3/23/2006


Peter Hancock
House prayers continue to ruffle feathers
Metro News, 3/24/2006


Becky Hutchins
Report from the House
Holton Recorder, 3/24/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2006


Kathie L. Moore
Problems with Kansas [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Democrats, in need of votes, send patrol for missing rep
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2006


So they said
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2006


As exotic as you think
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2006


Our view lawmakers should grow up
Junction City Daily Union, 3/26/2006


David Klepper
Foul doings
Kansas City Star, 3/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Voting in Kansas
Hays Daily News, 3/26/2006


Best of Crowson's View [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2006


Who's got the power? [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 3/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Capitol briefing
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2006


Tim Carpenter
Platfors reflect parties' changing goals
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2006


David Klepper
End of session brings added pressure in a big-stake year
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Vockrodt
Business friendly
Olathe Daily News, 3/28/2006


Emerson Lynn Jr
A bipartisan pledge to Kansas children should be kept [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/28/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/28/2006


Ric Anderson
State expecting federal aid for repairs from microburst
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2006


J-W Staff Reports
Legislators shape state budget proposal
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2006


Clara Kilbourn
Anthony 9/11 Memorial earns state recognition
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Unpretentious Sept. 11 memorial gets Kansas' designation
Kansas City Star, 3/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Anthony is home to state's official 9/11 memorial
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Negotiators OK 11.7B budget
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2006


J-W Staff Reports
Governor requests federal storm help
Lawrence Journal World, 3/30/2006


Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Key bills make progress
Johnson County Sun, 3/30/2006


Glen Staab
Selective reluctance to gamble in Kansas
Hays Daily News, 3/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Randy Brown
You have the right to know
Parsons Sun, 3/31/2006


Barbara Shelly
Which state has a loonier legislature?
Kansas City Star, 3/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Anna Staatz
Senate rejects all school finance plans
Junction City Daily Union, 3/31/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2006


Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Wine measure still has a way to go
Parsons Sun, 4/1/2006


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
School finance defies solution
Kansas City Star, 4/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Governor receives budget
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Lawmakers pass $11.7 million budget
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2006


Eagle Staff
What's done, what's left to do in Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Derek Donovan
Some editions had the story, others didn't
Kansas City Star, 4/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Idea for 'Jodotte' County succumbs in the House
Kansas City Star, 4/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
Put off
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2006


Dan Johnson
Results might be a long way off
Hays Daily News, 4/2/2006


Janis Lee
More local taxes not palatable
Hays Daily News, 4/2/2006


Jim Morrison
Veto session sure to be a long one
Hays Daily News, 4/2/2006


April Middleton
Time for a break
Salina Journal, 4/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kansas Legislature: Where the bills stand
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Oh, so Capitol doesn't need guns because it has guards
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rochat
More than school finance on the floors
Emporia Gazette, 4/3/2006


Legislative update slated for Thursday
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/3/2006


John Hanna
Blame politics for school finance limbo
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Sales tax holiday bad timing [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2006


Fred Markham
They should try it [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2006


Lawmakers try to balance Kansans' needs with budget's demands
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/3/2006


Scott Rothschild
Capitol briefing
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2006


Kevin Flaherty
Will there be another special session?
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Emerson Lynn Jr
Big pile of leftovers waiting for April 26 [opinion]
Iola Register, 4/4/2006


Sarah Kessinger
Local law officers prefer feds handle immigration
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Diane Costello
Week 12 at the Statehouse
Olathe Daily News, 4/5/2006


Gayle Weber
Speaker's message will include immigration in NW Kansas
Hays Daily News, 4/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Illegal immigration [cartoon]
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2006


Tim Vandenack
SWK churches look to inject morals into immigration debate
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kansas reports record-high exports
Johnson County Sun, 4/6/2006


Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Procrastination designation on education, condemnation
Johnson County Sun, 4/6/2006


Dave Kerr
A love affair with government
Chanute Tribune, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kursten Phelps
Budget proposals increase for most
Garden City Telegram, 4/7/2006


Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 4/7/2006


Kevin Flaherty
Legislators discuss school finance
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
Immigration rally set for Monday in Garden City
Hutchinson News, 4/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Lawrence C. Gates
Legislature still has opportunity to stand up for Kansas families
Chanute Tribune, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Kansans reflect on national debate
Garden City Telegram, 4/8/2006


Tim Vandenack
Turnout for rallies expected to be large
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Garden City Telegram
Other editors immigration reform rallies
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2006


Steve Painter
Sebelius pushes for plan in Senate
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
In budget, children's insurance vs. schools
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dave Kerr
Is all this government needed?
Salina Journal, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sidetracked legislation
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Fiscal forecasts add up to political uncertainty
Kansas City Star, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Kansans take stand on plight of immigrants
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


So they said
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Pete Goering
Think Kevlar clothes
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2006


Derek Schmidt
Three perennial issues put to rest
Iola Register, 4/10/2006


Bob Johnson
Gubernatorial hopefuls highlight YC forum
Iola Register, 4/10/2006


Christina M. Woods
At 10, he was a Mexican. At 25, he is an American
Wichita Eagle, 4/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Strong turnout expected at immigrant rights boycott
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2006


Associated Press
Kansas Hispanics protest across state
Chanute Tribune, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Karen Mikols
Immigration reform talk of summit
Hays Daily News, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Kansas hispanics protest
Hays Daily News, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Robert Tanner
Report: State finance continue to improve
Hutchinson News, 4/11/2006


Barbara Hollingsworth
Crowd rallies with passion
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2006


Tim Vandenack
Sending a powerful message
Hutchinson News, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Across state, thousands call for rights
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


J-W Wire Services
Hispanics in Kansas join others across U.S.
Lawrence Journal World, 4/11/2006


George Diepenbrock
Immigrants take to streets, make case for citizenship
Lawrence Journal World, 4/11/2006


Tara White
Dream drew many to U.S.
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2006


Mark Wagoner
Fight illegal immigration [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
Area residents see cost, risk of poorly regulated immigration
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Immigration rally well done [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2006


Randy Scholfield
Reality immigration rallies can't be ignored
Wichita Eagle, 4/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dan Voorhis
Immigration has pros, cons for Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2006


Governor promotes retirement savings; signs nine bills
Johnson County Sun, 4/13/2006


The journal's opinion line
Salina Journal, 4/13/2006


Tim Vandenack
Talk of economic boycott in May drifts among Hispanics
Hutchinson News, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rich Lowry
The liberal sell-out regarding immigration
Hays Daily News, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mario Sequeria
State of the County
Johnson County Sun, 4/13/2006


Scott Rothschild
Kansas lawmakers divided on immigrant bill
Lawrence Journal World, 4/13/2006


Barbara Hollingsworth
Topeka woman had deep desire to organize rally
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2006


Glenda Overstreet
Rally touched many
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/14/2006


Alwine Scheer
Why should illegals be given a free ride? [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/14/2006


Dion Lefler
KC rally to feature a different viewpoint
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Moreno and Steve Hutson
Punish employers of illegals [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 4/16/2006


Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor and Brent D. Wistrom
Eyes turn to those who hire illegally
Wichita Eagle, 4/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Get racist language off the books
Wichita Eagle, 4/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Enforce get tough on illegal hiring
Wichita Eagle, 4/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Now you know [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 4/17/2006


Carl Manning
Bill bundling boosts odds
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2006


Carl Manning
Bill bundling helps improve chances of unpopular legislation
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/17/2006


LeRoy Wilson
Legislators confident funding bill will pass
Garden City Telegram, 4/17/2006


Government gets in own way [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 4/17/2006


More revenue good for state budget, bad for gaming
Wichita Eagle, 4/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kansas revenue picture brightens by $289 million
Kansas City Star, 4/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Now you know [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 4/18/2006


Chris Moon
State revenue climbs another $289 million
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2006


Associated Press
1,179 state workers make at least $100,000
Salina Journal, 4/18/2006


John Hanna
State's new fiscal forecast is $289M brighter
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2006


Duffy [cartoon]
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2006


State's new fiscal forecast $289 million brighter
Garden City Telegram, 4/18/2006


Will KPERS law help or hurt? [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 4/18/2006


Revenue is (briefly) up [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 4/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Martin Hawver
A few years too late
Kansas City Kansan, 4/18/2006


Ending the double-dip
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
More illegal immigrants filing tax returns
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


This week at the capitol
Wichita Eagle, 4/19/2006


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Lawmakers honor Gordon Parks with resolution
Kansas City Star, 3/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Frank Smith
Kansas should say no to 'Rent-a-pens'
Chanute Tribune, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Michael Gay
Media shows its bias [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Bill bundling dirty trick
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2006


Steve Painter
Sebelius signs sex-store billboard law
Wichita Eagle, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Budget bill signed, but work remains
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2006


Sarah Kessinger
Legislative leaders get ready to hire attorney to represent branch
Hutchinson News, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


N.A. Thompson
Leaders lose integrity [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bob Coldsnow
Pay out of control [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2006


Some Kansas public servants are making out like kings
Wichita Eagle, 4/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Detainees returned as soon as possible
Wichita Eagle, 4/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Deportation dilemma
Wichita Eagle, 4/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


John D. Montgomery
Double-dip [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 4/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stahler [cartoon]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2006


Scott Rothschild
City, county leaders scrutinize legislative developments
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2006


Kevin Flaherty
Legislators prepare for return
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/23/2006


Stacie R. Sandall
Tax cuts, revenues on agenda for legislative breakfast
Hays Daily News, 4/23/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Kansans conflicted on reforms
Wichita Eagle, 4/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Painter
Legislators return to full docket
Wichita Eagle, 4/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
On the agenda
Lawrence Journal World, 4/24/2006


Randal C. Archibold
Immigration's effects felt in rural Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 4/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Lawmakers' Benefits-- Pampered [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2006


Carl Manning
Schools not only issue facing lawmakers
Junction City Daily Union, 4/26/2006


Jim Sullinger
Kansas lawmakers to tackle schools bill
Kansas City Star, 4/26/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 4/27/2006


Lawmakers can't dodge decision [opinion]
Johnson County Sun, 4/27/2006


Chris Green
Republicans continue to wrangle
Hays Daily News, 4/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Anthony Hensley
Speaking out [editorial]
Metro News, 4/28/2006


Correction
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 4/28/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 4/29/2006


John Hanna
Senate rejects aid to local governments during debate
Hutchinson News, 4/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Senate takes interest in Darfur, passing bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2006


Jim Sullinger
Senate OKs bill to end park entry fees
Kansas City Star, 4/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
During budget debate, Senate rejects aid to local governments
Lawrence Journal World, 4/29/2006


Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Goodbye, Max
Chanute Tribune, 4/29/2006


Kevin Flaherty
Major issues remain on legislative table
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/29/2006


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Falkenstein passes along advice from governor to lawmakers: 'Get on the ball'
Kansas City Star, 4/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Lawmakers honor Max Falkenstien
Hutchinson News, 4/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Africa on legislators' minds in budget debate
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dan Johnson
There's a lot to be thankful for in Kansas
Hays Daily News, 4/30/2006


Jim Morrison
Take pride in state, legislators for a job well-done
Hays Daily News, 4/30/2006


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Mistakes delay school-finance bill
Kansas City Star, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carolyn Moshier
Deportation is not a solution [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/2/2006


Barbara Hollingsworth
Rallies offer voice for reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 5/2/2006


Joel Mathis and Ron Knox
Protesters take to streets a day without immigrants
Lawrence Journal World, 5/2/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 5/3/2006


Session winding down
Chanute Tribune, 5/3/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 5/4/2006


Roger Hrabe
Distractions and propaganda
Hays Daily News, 5/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bob Sigman
Goin fishing, for what?
Johnson County Sun, 5/4/2006


Draft a law that benefits people [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 5/4/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2006


Ed Trimmer
Actions of some House members disappointing
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/5/2006


Sarah Kessinger
Latino groups encourage voter registration
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Session has many loose ends to be tied before end
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2006


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 5/6/2006


Kevin Flaherty
Slow week ends on high note
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Negotiators resolve tax, budget issues
Hutchinson News, 5/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Significant budget items approved by negotiators
Hutchinson News, 5/7/2006


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 5/7/2006


10 destinations in Kansas you don't want to miss
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2006


Chris Moon
Session faces major votes
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2006


John Hanna
Legislators whet sticking points
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2006


John Hanna
Dispute over cloning holds up progress
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2006


Associated Press
Wrap-up session is second-longest
Wichita Eagle, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Human cloning dispute delays budget progress
Hutchinson News, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


James M. Nordlund
Squeezing families [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 5/10/2006


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2006


Chris Moon
School finance approved
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2006


Jessica Tims
There's a time and a place [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kay Soltz
Overtime sessions shouldn't be needed [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kenneth Daniel
Games theory, tax breaks and the Senate
Olathe Daily News, 5/11/2006


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Lawmakers head home, hope school plan pleases court
Kansas City Star, 5/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Session ends; some expect big budget deficit in '08
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2006


What passed, what failed in '06 session
Wichita Eagle, 5/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
House Republican caucus talk turns into hallway anger
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Day at the legislature
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2006


The Capital-Journal
Heres what the 2006 legislature did
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2006


Kansas legislative scorecard
Kansas City Star, 5/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Emerson Lynn Jr
The good, bad and so-so in the 2006 legislative session [opinion]
Iola Register, 5/12/2006


David Klepper
Stakes high for Kansas budget
Kansas City Star, 5/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Lions and tigers and Totos, oh my
Hutchinson News, 5/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
State securities removes advertising from site
Wichita Eagle, 5/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associatd Press
A look at what's already law, what passed and what failed
Chanute Tribune, 5/12/2006


Associated Press
Wichita resident wants 'Toto' breed named state dog of Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2006


Barbara Shelly
Too many issues left unaddressed [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 5/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Toto fan: Make breed state dog
Wichita Eagle, 5/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Woman wants Toto honored by state
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2006


What others said
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/13/2006


Steve Kraske
Governors' grades for sessions fall shy of mark
Kansas City Star, 5/14/2006


Journal-World Staff
Congressional briefing
Lawrence Journal World, 5/15/2006


Carl Manning
Legislators should keep promises
Hutchinson News, 5/15/2006


Chris Moon
Sebelius: Info still needed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2006


Legislative wrap-up Thursday in Winfield
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/16/2006


Lois Carlson
Add renovated Kansas State Capitol to places to visit list
Chanute Tribune, 5/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Elliott
Board OKs 9.53% hike in budget
Manhattan Mercury, 5/16/2006


Is K-12 plan enough?
Wichita Eagle, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Illegal crossings not likely to stop, observers say
Hutchinson News, 5/17/2006


Chris Green
Citizens push for legislative changes
Hutchinson News, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jon Ruhlen
Reflecting on the 2006 session
Parsons Sun, 5/17/2006


Chris Green
Citizens push for legislative changes
Garden City Telegram, 5/17/2006


Steve Baccus
Make wages comparable [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2006


Tom Bell
Exclusive club? Hardly [editorial]
Salina Journal, 5/18/2006


Emerson Lynn Jr
Miscellany FYI [opinion]
Iola Register, 5/18/2006


Legislative session got testy during final days
Wichita Eagle, 5/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Shelly
The award for the more productive legislature goes to
Kansas City Star, 5/19/2006


Rachael Bossow
Commission discusses concealed carry, bird flu
Leavenworth Times, 5/19/2006


Jael Van Boening
Illegal immigrants must pay their dues [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


William Carr
Not illegal [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Janis Lee
Legislators wrap up session
Hays Daily News, 5/21/2006


Congressional briefing
Lawrence Journal World, 5/22/2006


James A. Marples
Use tollbooths to curb illegals [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mark Gilstrap
School funding [letter to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 5/23/2006


Eric Weslander
Justice system feels crunch
Lawrence Journal World, 5/24/2006


David Klepper
A busier-than-usual final day
Kansas City Star, 5/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Craft
Many issues addressed this legislative session
Junction City Daily Union, 5/25/2006


Glenn Staab
Listening to the things people say
Hays Daily News, 5/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Veto of abortion measure stands
Kansas City Star, 5/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sam Hananel
Lawmakers in Kansas split on immigration bill
Hutchinson News, 5/26/2006


Chris Moon
Economy, education to be touted
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2006


Kevin Flaherty
Legislative session ends quietly
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jessica Tims
Vetoed bill was needed [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Pete Goering
Stories to detail people, places
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/28/2006


Darrel Miller
Voters should have say on issues
Hays Daily News, 5/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Bloom
Mays-O'Neal fishing expedition tramples Kansas Constitution
Hutchinson News, 5/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jan Biles
Landmark gets face-lift
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/30/2006


Marriage law [cartoon]
Chanute Tribune, 5/30/2006


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