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Local Government

2007 Session - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to LOCAL GOVERNMENT, June through December, 2007.

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


Topeka job market working it [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2007

Tim Hrenchir
JEDO dislikes home, tax link
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2007
Tim Hrenchir
Bonaparte 3.5% raise on agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2007
Rhonda Holman
Respond county should take on arena critics
Wichita Eagle, 6/1/2007 [Newsbank article]
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Residency requirements all are welcome [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/2/2007

Tim Hrenchir
County to consider riverfront request
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/3/2007
Tim Hrenchir
City manager: Taxes or layoffs?
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/5/2007
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

City budget hard place [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jack Weinstein
City sets hearing for museums
Olathe Daily News, 6/6/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Mayoral veto parts manager from bonus
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/8/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Plain (field) speaking
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
City leery of cutting jobs
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/11/2007
Tim Hrenchir
Zoning, funding on agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/11/2007
Tim Hrenchir
Bunten seeks stronger line-item veto
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/12/2007
Tim Hrenchir
City budget 3 council members walk out of meeting
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/12/2007
Brent D. Wistrom
Wireless expert to advise city
Wichita Eagle, 6/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Dan Voorhis
Firm offers wireless broadband to North Newton
Wichita Eagle, 6/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
City rejects zoning plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/13/2007
Tim Hrenchir
Budget process in stone
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/13/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hall
Topeka city government holes in the budget, holes in the streets
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2007
Tim Hrenchir
Topeka sued over zoning decision
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2007
Tim Hrenchir
County to wade into request
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2007
Tim Hrenchir
Zoning suits versus city, county on similar ground
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/15/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hall
County approves new chiller
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/15/2007
Mike Belt
Verizon suing county over cell tower denial
Lawrence Journal World, 6/15/2007
Mike Belt
County tax may increase for improvements
Lawrence Journal World, 6/18/2007
Tim Hrenchir
Good news on budget front
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/19/2007
Tim Hrenchir
Valencia Road repair deal approved
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/19/2007
Tim Hrenchir
City rejects plan to widen mayor's veto authority
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/20/2007
Robert A. Cronkleton
Firefighters who allegedly used fire truck to fill swimming pool may face disciplinary action, criminal charges
Kansas City Star, 6/20/2007 [Newsbank article]
Robert A. Cronkleton
KCK firefighters allegedly fill pool while on the job
Kansas City Star, 6/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
Panel debates touching up anti-graffiti proposal
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/22/2007

Julie Adam
Fireman who filled KCK pool loses pay
Kansas City Star, 6/24/2007 [Newsbank article]
J-W Editorials

Firefighters [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 6/25/2007

Captial-Journal Editorial Board

City Budget quality of life [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/26/2007

Tim Hrenchir
County, city selections differ
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/26/2007
Tim Hrenchir
Council approves helicopter deal, rejects graffiti plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/27/2007
Dave Stephens
Protester to chain himself to corner
Hutchinson News, 6/27/2007 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
Figures show slight population decline
Lawrence Journal World, 6/28/2007

Jon Ruhlen
Dodge City manager resigns after issues with commission
Hutchinson News, 6/28/2007
Dave Stephens
At a stand-still
Hutchinson News, 6/28/2007
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Information technology let's network [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/2/2007

Tom Bell
Fireworks ban makes good sense [editorial]
Salina Journal, 7/3/2007 [Newsbank article]

Topeka Capital Journal, 7/6/2007

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

City/County time to reboot [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/8/2007

Robert A. Cronkleton
KCK firefighter disciplined
Kansas City Star, 7/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Topeka city council it's all relevant [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/23/2007

Jon Ruhlen
Greeley, Tribune fine tuning consolidation
Hutchinson News, 7/24/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hall
Willard's acting mayor considers resigning
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/27/2007
Jon Ruhlen
Greeley Co. easing into consolidation process
Hutchinson News, 7/28/2007 [Newsbank article]
Progress in Greeley [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 7/29/2007 [Newsbank article]
Matthew Clark
County nominates Pyle as new clerk
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/31/2007 [Newsbank article]
At a crossroads
Hutchinson News, 8/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Preston holds hand out for help
Wichita Eagle, 8/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Curb appeal [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/10/2007 [Newsbank article]
Darcy Gray
Hutch getting a new face on internet
Hutchinson News, 8/10/2007 [Newsbank article]
Emerson Lynn Jr
Toss 67 counties into waste bin? Call the guard! [opinion]
Iola Register, 8/10/2007
Edie Hall
Kansas free land programs are showing success, but experts say they aren't cure-alls
Hutchinson News, 8/13/2007 [Newsbank article]
Editorial Board
Innovative and practical [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/17/2007 [Newsbank article]
Chad Lawhorn
Poverty in Lawrence families ranks above state average
Lawrence Journal World, 8/29/2007
Editorial Board
Re-election workshop [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hall
Registry idea raises doubts
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/24/2007
Mark Wiebe
Full speed ahead for Wyco
Kansas City Star, 9/29/2007
Sam Hartle
A final lap in Topeka
Kansas City Kansan, 9/29/10/1/2007



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