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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 TAXATION, January through May, 2006

KCK waterpark tax subsidies use more discretion
Kansas City Star, 1/3/2006

A man of eddiciency [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 1/5/2006

Josh Bender and Keyarash Jahanian
Taxpayers Bill of Rights [letters to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 1/6/2006

Kansas City Star
On using more discretion on tax subsidies [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 1/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Shifting tax burden
Hutchinson News, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Lynn Jenkins
Treasurer's office looking forward to 2006
Hays Daily News, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Courier Views Rep. Kelley and the disclosure issue
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/9/2006

E. Thomas McClanahan
Bistate plan misses the bus
Kansas City Star, 1/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jason Gertzen
Changes make Kansas more hospitable to 'angels'
Kansas City Star, 1/10/2006

Associated Press
Military checkoff plan well received
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2006

Ric Anderson
Tax on machinery can hinder small businesses
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2006

Brent D. Wistrom
City property taxes may rise under plan
Wichita Eagle, 1/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

J-W Staff and Wire Reports
Tax proposals garner bipartisan support
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2006

John Hanna
Sebelius tax proposals has bipartisan support but creates worries
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/12/2006

John Hanna
A tax proposal has support, creates worries
Iola Register, 1/12/2006

Special to the Olathe News
Governor's tax break could increase property taxes
Olathe Daily News, 1/12/2006

$316 million increase [cartoon]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/12/2006

Bill Felber
Taxpayer vs. machine
Manhattan Mercury, 1/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Blogatorial: Excerpts from our web log
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2006

Rush to grant tax relief
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Tax exemption who pays? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2006

Scott Seirer
Reject this business tax break [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Josh Bender
Protect taxpayers [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2006

Special to the Olathe News
Governor's tax-break plan goes to before legislators
Olathe Daily News, 1/19/2006

Carl F. Meyer, Larry D. Woodson and William R. Prescott
Don't shift taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Abatement plan [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2006

Jim Sullinger
Metro watch give and take
Kansas City Star, 1/22/2006

Eric Swanson
Lawmakers: Business tax exemption would encourage economic development
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/23/2006

Eric Swanson
Business tax break could mean homeowners will pay more
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/24/2006

Jim Sullinger
Appraiser warns that tax load could shift
Kansas City Star, 1/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Bill would cancel equipment tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2006

Brent D. Wistrom
Biz tax exemption divides officials
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

JIm Sullinger
Sprint Nextel seeks wider tax break
Kansas City Star, 1/26/2006

Chris Green
Business tax break's impact disputed by business interests, government
Hutchinson News, 1/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
Taxes top business worries
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2006

Brad Cooper
Planners revised bistate tax proposal
Kansas City Star, 1/28/2006

County commission [opinion]
Leavenworth Times, 1/28/2006

Toby Elster
TABOR would return power to we, the people
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Estate tax fate under debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2006

J-W Staff Reports
House Republicans set agenda
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2006

Brandy Nance
Proposal would cause tax shift
Emporia Gazette, 1/31/2006

Fred Mann
Sales tax for arena exceeds forecast
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Bershof
Group pushes for local TABOR
Garden City Telegram, 2/1/2006

Brent D. Wistrom
Tax cut puts state, city leaders at odds
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Eric Swanson
Poulson: Adopting TABOR would not harm state programs
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/2/2006

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006

JIm Sullinger
Bill would ease lost tax revenue
Kansas City Star, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger
House plan may prevent property tax increase
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kenneth Daniel
Presentation to the Taxation committee [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 2/3/2006

John Milburn
Business machinery tax break moving through House committee
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/3/2006

Associated Press
Legislators work on business tax break
Salina Journal, 2/3/2006

John Milburn
Business machinery tax break weaves through House panel
Hutchinson News, 2/3/2006

Darrin Stineman
Progress seen in tax collecting
Salina Journal, 2/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger
The name game
Kansas City Star, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

JIm Sullinger
Tax breaks for Kansas businesses advance
Kansas City Star, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tariq Azmi
Time for tax relief [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Sales tax holiday considered
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2006

Scott Rothschild
Public vs. private
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2006

Rhonda Holman
Lag time arean taxpayers could be overcharged
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2006

Tim Carpenter
Sales tax holiday debated
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2006

Jim Sullinger
Retailers want a tax holiday in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Stephen Ohlemacher
State tax burdens jump across country
Hays Daily News, 2/8/2006

The News Staff
Liberal voters pass sales tax to keep property taxes down
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Golf rounds on public courses could become more expensive
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Harris News Service
Committee debates sales tax holiday
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2006

Chris Green
Public golf courses could get more expensive
Garden City Telegram, 2/8/2006

Tim Carpenter
Course owners seek parity
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2006

Tim Vandenack
Liberal leaders look forward after tax increase approved
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Barnett says change would violate privacy
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2006

Scott Bershof
Commissioners eat up chance to weigh in on exemption bill
Garden City Telegram, 2/10/2006

Ryan D. Wilson
County doubts tax exemption will be phased in
Chanute Tribune, 2/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Knight Ridder News Service
State considers tax on sex-related business
Olathe Daily News, 2/11/2006

Brad Cooper and Jim Sullinger
Transit tax vote plan has little support
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Porn tax sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2006

Jim Sullinger
25% Kansas tax urged for sexually explicit items
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ken Fangohr
Lost taxes [letter to the editor]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/12/2006

Bill Felber
Picerne houses to stay tax-free
Manhattan Mercury, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Links hi-jinks
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Tax holiday could come dearly
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Golf sales tax play fair [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2006

Approve tax cut, but help cover the revenue loss
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger
Business machinery tax measure clears first House hurdle
Kansas City Star, 2/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Bills to end equipment tax move on
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Equipment tax exemption bills clear first House hurdle
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2006

John Milburn
House gives initial approval to ending business equipment tax
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2006

Associated Press
Business tax break gets first-round OK
Salina Journal, 2/15/2006

John Milburn
House gives initial OK to ending tax on business equipment
Hutchinson News, 2/15/2006

John Milburn
House gives initial approval to phase out property taxes on business equipment
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/15/2006

John Milburn
House votes to end equipment tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2006

Jim Sullinger
House OKs property tax relief
Kansas City Star, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
House sends Senate bills ending tax on business equipment
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2006

Jessica Tims
Bill is worth a vote [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
State, groups disagree on dam safety rules
Garden City Telegram, 2/17/2006

Jim Sullinger
Details about bistate transit tax sought
Kansas City Star, 2/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Deb Gruver
Rely on tax preparers' quotes, not their signs
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2006

Jim Sullinger
Golfers could pay more green for greens fees
Kansas City Star, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorials
Avoidance behavior [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/19/2006

James Jordan
Cities, county wary of business machinery tax break
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/20/2006

Scott Rothschild
Tax breaks under scrutiny
Lawrence Journal World, 2/20/2006

Our view tax setback
Garden City Telegram, 2/20/2006

Jennifer Sackhoff and Andy Hyland
Equipment taxes may be phased out
Junction City Daily Union, 2/21/2006

Tom Bell
Economy justifies a gamble [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sharon Montague
County to request sales tax for expo
Salina Journal, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Judy Sherard
New law gives Sherman County voters decision on sales tax
Hays Daily News, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ray Toso
Not so fast on eliminating tax
Emporia Gazette, 2/22/2006

Christina M. Woods
Property values go up, so may your taxes
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Adam Lee
Quintiles considers moving to Overland Park
Johnson County Sun, 2/23/2006

Steve Vockrodt
Bill seeks tax break for seniors
Olathe Daily News, 2/23/2006

Governor proposes tax relief for businesses
Johnson County Sun, 2/23/2006

Talk back
Johnson County Sun, 2/23/2006

Tim Carpenter
Estate tax phaseout easily clears Senate
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2006

Chris Green
Senators debate spending
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

A good idea in theory [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 2/24/2006

Ryan Wilson
State Senators: Don't raise our taxes
Chanute Tribune, 2/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

S. Lewis Ebert
Economic growth [letter to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 2/25/2006

Quotable quotes
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/26/2006

J.L. Smith
Tax exemption [letter to the editor]
Kansas City Star, 2/27/2006

Charles Jones
Jones defends no-vote stand
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2006

Scott Rothschild
Bill targets employers trying to dodge taxes
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2006

Scott Rothschild
TABOR written off for session
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2006

Steve Painter
Speaker: Taxpayers' Bill of Rights' chances poor
Wichita Eagle, 2/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Davis
Business tax load rises in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 2/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tough action needed to stop the deceit [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 3/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Board supports property tax
Lawrence Journal World, 3/2/2006

Mark Wiebe
County now faces taxing dilemma
Kansas City Star, 3/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Fredrick J. Johnson
County denies Target break
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2006

Tim Carpenter
Tax checkoffs may cost $160,000
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2006

Scott Bershof
Commission to look at gas pipeline taxes
Garden City Telegram, 3/4/2006

Phillip Brownlee
Fizzle TABOR went nowhere
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Capitol briefing spending limit poll
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2006

Steve Painter
House rejects plan to reduce income taxes
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Golfers won't be taxed at city-owned courses
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
House defeats plan for golf course tax
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2006

John Hanna
House rejects special income tax proposal for immigrant workers
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2006

Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Golfers can still putt at municipal courses sans taxes
Kansas City Star, 3/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
Valuations rise 10.8%
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2006

Caroline Trowbridge
Home values in Tonganoxie soar by 17.6%
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2006

Tim Carpenter
House mows down fee bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2006

Steve Painter
Bill expands tax break for college savings accounts
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Knight Ridder wire services
House rejects special income tax for immigrants
Olathe Daily News, 3/7/2006

David Hanna
Kansas must do better on taxes and spending
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger
Bill would remove tax on new car rebates
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

State crisis self-imposed [opinion]
Johnson County Sun, 3/9/2006

Associated Press
State receives back taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2006

Mike Belt
$26M mistake lowers county valuation total
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2006

Chris Grenz
Kansas will measure costs, benefits of state tax credits
Newspaper Unknown, 3/10/2006

Sharon DuBois
Streamline Sales Tax revisited
Olathe Daily News, 3/10/2006

Jim Sullinger
Development costs debated . . .again
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Hanna
Time for Kansas to change its tax-and-spend ways
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/11/2006

Special to the Times
Chamber reps testify in Senate hearing
Leavenworth Times, 3/11/2006

David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Car rebate tax
Kansas City Star, 3/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Emerson Lynn Jr
Governor's tax cut for business costs too much long term [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/14/2006




Mary Clarkin
State fails county in accuracy of commercial appraisals
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger
House OKs bill phasing out franchise tax
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

S. Lewis Ebert
Property tax [letter to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 3/17/2006

JIm Sullinger
Senator blocks business tax breaks
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Moon
Taxes proposed, but not popular
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2006

Jim Sullinger
Tax cuts stall in Kansas Senate
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tristan Duncan
Take off the tax shackles
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
House members want to make tax hikes harder
Garden City Telegram, 3/23/2006

Chris Green
House could hike taxes
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Senators debate spending practices instead of estate taxes
Hays Daily News, 3/24/2006

Steve Vockrodt
Resident seeks tax relief
Olathe Daily News, 3/24/2006

Jim Sullinger
Johnson County sales tax bill advances
Kansas City Star, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Moon
Sales tax holiday advances in House
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2006

Steve Painter
Sales tax holiday likely to pass House today
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Taxpayers need relief [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 3/25/2006

Mary Clarkin
House passes bill allowing counties to raise sales taxes
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Wiebe
KCK Golden goose squawks
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sharon Montague
Legislators remove expo provision
Salina Journal, 3/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Clouston
County loses tax appeal against Topeka firm
Salina Journal, 3/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Budget process flawed
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jonathan Williams
New study shows Kansas business tax climate lacking
Kansas City Kansan, 4/5/2006

Steve Painter
State takes in more taxes than expected in 2006
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Voters approve tax hikes
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Vockrodt
Deal needed on sales tax issue
Olathe Daily News, 4/7/2006

Jonathan Williams
Study: Kansas' tax climate lacking
Olathe Daily News, 4/8/2006

Jim Sullinger
Metro watch tax turnaround
Kansas City Star, 4/9/2006

Kevin Elliott
Reappraising appraisal rules
Manhattan Mercury, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

James T. Grimes
Fair tax really is fair [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Emerson Lynn Jr
County's tax base would shrink 13% if tax cut is passed [opinion]
Iola Register, 4/10/2006

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius: Taxpayer's bill out of favor in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2006

Tom Bell
The Journal's opinion line
Salina Journal, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tom Bell
Tax limit proposal is no blessing [editorial]
Salina Journal, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Johnson County sales tax plan time for cooperation
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2006

Jim Barnett
It's time to tighten [letter to the editor]
Emporia Gazette, 4/12/2006

Jeffrey G. Locke
Timely topics [letters to the editor]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Yael T. Abouhalkah
Johnson County deserves to control sales tax
Kansas City Star, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Adam Lee
Mayors propose plan for sharing county sales tax
Johnson County Sun, 4/13/2006

Hal Hudson
Business needs a tax break in Kansas
Olathe Daily News, 4/13/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Topeka taxes near middle
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/14/2006

Jennifer Carter
National sales tax is fairer, simpler
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Vockrodt
Legislators: Tax bill could be in trouble
Olathe Daily News, 4/15/2006

Yael T. Abouhalkah
Johnson County cities should back sales-tax proposal [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 4/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Tax revenues signal growing economy
Lawrence Journal World, 4/18/2006



Jon Ruhlen
TABOR issue remains alive
Parsons Sun, 4/20/2006

Finn Bullers
Johnson County commission to weigh sales-tax compromise
Kansas City Star, 4/20/2006

Jonathan Williams
Tax freedom day
Olathe Daily News, 4/21/2006

Tom Bell
TABOR: The wrong solution [editorial]
Salina Journal, 4/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

An issue of tax fairness
Hutchinson News, 4/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Strand
TABOR petition drive begins
Salina Journal, 4/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

James A. Marples
Abolish excesses [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Vockrodt
County won't bend on tax bill
Olathe Daily News, 4/21/2006

Jeffrey G. Locke
Support fair tax [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Board members' properties delinquent on taxes
Hutchinson News, 4/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Property tax not no. 1!
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2006

Nicholas Jungman
Chamber wages war on equipment tax
Wichita Eagle, 4/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Joel Mathis
Retailers wary as plans advance for online sales tax
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2006

Jim Sullinger and Brad Cooper
Missouri considers solo transit tax effort
Kansas City Star, 4/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Bershof
Group seeks to reduce spending
Garden City Telegram, 4/25/2006

Mary Clarkin
Hutch ranks No. 6 in property taxes
Hutchinson News, 4/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

ATA tax proposal let the voters decide [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 4/26/2006

Eric Swanson
Curbing spending to help solve state's economic woes
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/26/2006

Johnson County end feud on tax plan
Kansas City Star, 4/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jonathan Williams
Kansas' business tax climate lacking
Johnson County Sun, 4/27/2006

Mario Sequerira
Tax plan 'all but dead'
Johnson County Sun, 4/27/2006

Kansas property valuations on the rise [cartoon]
Chanute Tribune, 4/27/2006

Emerson Lynn Jr
Anti-tax postcards deserve a response [opinion]
Iola Register, 4/27/2006

Finn Bullers and David Klepper
Lawmakers take county out of bill for sales tax
Kansas City Star, 5/2/2006

Sarah Kessinger
House eyes proposal to limit tax hikes
Salina Journal, 5/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Panel advances business tax cut
Kansas City Star, 5/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
House to debate tax measure; members express doubt
Hutchinson News, 5/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Proposed constitutional amendment fails
Lawrence Journal World, 5/4/2006

Taxing move
Garden City Telegram, 5/4/2006

Mario Sequeira
Sales tax plan dies
Johnson County Sun, 5/4/2006

Chris Mooin
Senate to vote on tax cut
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2006

Associated Press
Senate advances bill tying machinery break to income tax credit
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2006

Finn Bullers
Surbaugh reveals last-minute tax plan
Kansas City Star, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

Senate ties tax break with new credit
Garden City Telegram, 5/5/2006

Tom Bill
TABOR would hurt eco-devo [editorial]
Salina Journal, 5/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Tax deadline time, again
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2006

Only a short-term effect
Hutchinson News, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Martin Hawver
The fear of raising taxes in Kansas
Kansas City Kansan, 5/9/2006

Bob Grant
TABOR: Not as good as it sounds
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/9/2006

Gas tax repeal sounds great, but get back to reality
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Tax break passed for oil companies
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2006

Jim Sullinger
Kansans get tax break on automobile rebates
Kansas City Star, 5/10/2006

Martin Hawver
Lawmakers not buying 'TABOR lite'
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2006

John Hanna
Tax, budget issues are unresolved
Junction City Daily Courier, 5/10/2006

Tax should be rejected on merits, not politics [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 5/10/2006

Legislative leaders look to resolve tax, budget issues
Hays Daily News, 5/10/2006

Associated Press
Measure eliminating tax on machinery goes to Sebelius
Lawrence Journal World, 5/11/2006

Associated Press
Business tax plan advances
Wichita Eagle, 5/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Legislators eliminate tax on machinery
Iola Register, 5/11/2006

Emerson Lynn Jr
Schmidt opposed tax cut that will hurt SEK counties
Iola Register, 5/11/2006

How counties will fare
Salina Journal, 5/11/2006

Karen Mikols
Tax bill viewed as mixed relief
Hays Daily News, 5/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jerry Williams
TABOR: Not as good as it sounds [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 5/11/2006

Nicholas Jungman
Business tax break comes with a cost
Wichita Eagle, 5/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Hanna
TABOR will right state's course
Salina Journal, 5/13/2006

Budget talks [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 5/13/2006

Finn Bullers
Districts criticize limits on tax use
Kansas City Star, 5/15/2006

Scott Seirer
Meddling not easily undone [editorial]
Salina Journal, 5/15/2006

Eric Swanson
GOP candidate calls for cutting income taxes
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/16/2006

John D. Montgomery
TABOR lives [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 5/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Hanna
TABOR spin machine
Hutchinson News, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Matthew Clark
Property valuation questioned at county commission meeting
Salina Journal, 5/17/2006

Harold Starr
Higher taxes deter growth [letter to the editor]
Garden City Telegram, 5/17/2006

Steve Fry
Back taxes on gas sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roy Graber
Lawmakers disagree on tax breaks
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/19/2006

Jim Sullinger
Johnson's pal
Kansas City Star, 5/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

What'll Bernie do?
Wichita Eagle, 5/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Moon
Sebelius signs tax cut bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/23/2006

Associated Press
Sebelius signs legislation giving businesses tax relief
Kansas City Star, 5/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sharon Montague
Tax break has firms happy counties wary
Salina Journal, 5/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
The Germans are coming!
Salina Journal, 5/23/2006

Associated Press
The Germans are coming! The Germans are coming!
Salina Journal, 5/23/2006

Scott Seirer
Good luck on this tax gamble [editorial]
Salina Journal, 5/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sebelius signs tax check-off to benefit military families
Johnson County Sun, 5/25/2006

GIS subject of workshops
Chanute Tribune, 5/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Big tax bill IOU coming due [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/28/2006

J-W Editorials
Practical step [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/30/2006

Topeka Capital Journal Editorial Board
State comparisons--- How we doin? [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/31/2006 [Newsbank article]

John D. Montgomery
Tax relief [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 5/31/2006 [Newsbank article]



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