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Penal Institutions

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 PENAL INSTITUTIONS, 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
Newspaper title and date of issue
Page number within the clippings book where the article is found
(PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PAGE NUMBERS BELOW ARE NOT THE PAGE NUMBERS WITH THE NEWSPAPER BUT WITHIN THE CLIPPINGS BOOK)


ARTICLES ON PENAL INSTITUTIONS, June-December, 2007


Specific plans needed for sales-tax renewal
Kansas City Star, 6/6/2007


Mike Belt
Fort Leavenworth prison could get Gitmo detainees
Lawrence Journal World, 6/13/2007


Associated Press
Rice Co.'s higher jail fees lead to exodus
Wichita Eagle, 6/14/2007


John Green
Price hike at jail leads to revenue loss
Hutchinson News, 6/13/2007


Darcy Gray
Hutch inmate digs hole to outside at jail annex
Hutchinson News, 6/17/2007


Mike Belt
Corrections program faces fund woes
Lawrence Journal World, 6/20/2007


Mary Clarkin
Despite security breach, new jail plans still on hold
Hutchinson News, 6/20/2007


Matthew Lee
Kansas could be the new Gitmo
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/22/2007


Paul Horsley
Let freedom sing
Kansas City Star, 6/24/2007


Lisa Horn
Sheriff aims to correct shortage of jail officers
Lawrence Journal World, 7/4/2007


Tim Carpenter
Officials: Free up money for prisons
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/4/2007


Dawn Bormann
Boyda, Moore tour prison in Leavenworth
Kansas City Star, 7/4/2007


Joel Walsh
Leavenworth touted as good site for new prison
Lawrence Journal World, 7/4/2007


Ann Marie Bush
Blooms behind bars
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/11/2007


Nicole Kelley
Group decries Boyda's earmark for prison museum
Lawrence Journal World, 7/11/2007


Prisons' pork
Hutchinson News, 7/15/2007


Finn Bullers
Planners consider jail expansion
Kansas City Star, 7/21/2007


Greta Goodwin and Pat Colloton
Common sense solutions on crime
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/18/2007


Ric Anderson
Museum funding ill-advised
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/22/2007


Christina M. Woods
Commitments loom for county
Wichita Eagle, 7/25/2007


Can Kansas make prison law work? [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 7/24/2007


Dawn Bormann
Safety on mind of prison guards
Kansas City Star, 7/27/2007


Brent Frazee
Cabin fever
Kansas City Star, 7/29/2007


Associated Press
Union, Corrections department to discuss prison safety issues
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/26/2007


John Richmeier
Union officials focus on safety concerns at LCF
Leavenworth Times, 7/26/2007


Lisa Coble-Krings
Ex-offenders can struggle to find welcome workplace
Lawrence Journal World, 8/13/2007


John Richmeier
Prison program 'model for all of the states to follow'
Leavenworth Times, 8/11/2007


Finn Bullers
Johnson County approves work release
Kansas City Star, 8/31/2007


Work release a good idea for county now [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 9/4/2007


Jack Weinstein
Work release approved
Olathe Daily News, 9/1-3/2007


James Carlson
Prisons bar religious texts
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/15/2007


Inmate pride
Hutchinson News, 9/16/2007


Rachael Bossow
Prisons museum to receive gallows
Leavenworth Times, 9/17/2007


Brandy Nance
Grant moves forward
Emporia Gazette, 9/13/2007



John Green
Prison recycling garb
Iola Register, 12/28/07


Associated Press
Prison blues get second chance
Chanute Tribune, 12/29/07


Matthew Clark
County charges rates for KDOC
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 12/29/07


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