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Economic Development

2007 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 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, January through May, 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


ARTICLES ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, January through May, 2007


Dan Voorhis
Survey suggests Kansas' economy will slow
Wichita Eagle, 1/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Editorial Board
An unkind blow
Hutchinson News, 1/10/2007


Center for Technical Excellence to open in Winfield
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/10/2007


Jon Niccum
Feature film set in Lawrence won't be shot here...again
Lawrence Journal World, 1/13/20007


Ashley Nietfeld
Jetmore receives housing grant from state
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/13/2007


Jon Niccum
Kansas bypassed by film companies
Junction City Daily Union, 1/14/2007


Emerson Lynn Jr
Kansas should buy its way into movies
Iola Register, 1/15/2007


Molly McMillin
Tanker may yet get city 500 jobs
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dan Voorhis
Economic group reports local job gains
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


Michael Hooper
Growth by local businesses touted
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2007


Jim Sullinger and Brad Cooper
Gardner seeks interchange
Kansas City Star, 1/19/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dan Voorhis
Kansas economy gets mixed reviews
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2007 [Newsbank article]


Editorial Board
Unique solution Hodgeman Co. doing its part to stem outmigration
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jon Niccum
Tax incentives lure filmmakers to shoot in other states
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2007


Ann Charles
Bring movies to Kansas [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 1/19/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chanute awarded $550,000 in Economic Development funding
Chanute Tribune, 1/20/2007 [Newsbank article]


Michael Hooper
Jackson County offers job incentives
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2007


K.B. Thomas Jr
Tourist destination [letter to the editor]
Emporia Gazette, 1/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
Tax plan may help low-cost housing
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2007


Joyce Smith
Kansas job growth lags, report says
Kansas City Star, 1/25/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Senator: Tourism efforts needed
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2007


Chris Green
Tourism boosters develop promotional plan
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2007 [Newsbank article]

Beccy Tanner
Real estate bargains leave rural towns reeling in change Kansas for sale
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Green
City denied in state CDBG bid
Hutchinson News, 1/26/2007


Randy Scholfield
Kansas! It's got tourism potential
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


Laura Bauer
Towns tout free land to lure new residents
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
Urban League reveals five-year plan of action
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Rick Alm
Effort may turn around Kansas' tourism fortunes
Kansas City Star, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Green
Senate committee to take up Eaton bill
Hutchinson News, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Michael Hooper
Hill's sales grow
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007


Mark Fagan
Tourism leaders back initiative
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2007


Jerry Siebenmark
Kansas business conditions slide, survey shows
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Peggy Mooney
TIBA announces state and local legislative positions
Metro News, 2/2/2007


Clara Kilbourn
A niche for slots
Hutchinson News, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Developers' College Hill timeline may not be met
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2007


Associated Press
Business increasing at Cessna Plant
Lawrence Journal World, 2/5/2007


Harris News Service
Eaton incentives bill clears Senate
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Lawmaker can relate to issues facing entrepreneurs
Salina Journal, 2/7/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
East Topeka retail project discussed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007


Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Famed outlaw's hands clean of this particular accusation
Johnson County Sun, 2/8/2007


Craig Hull
Kansas Tourism initative a future plan for travel and tourism
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/8/2007


Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Governors sign pact
Johnson County Sun, 2/8/2007


Michael Hooper
Topeka gets the boot
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mark Fagan
Payless to close its distribution center in Topeka
Lawrence Journal World, 2/10/2007


Barbara Chalker
First Title offers many services
Iola Register, 2/10/2007


Randy Brown
Consider employees
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Legislature ready to start rolling on tax credits for filmmakers
Lawrence Journal World, 2/12/2007


Associated Press
Committee to consider bill aimed at encouraging filming in Kansas
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/12/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Effort afoot to fill space
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2007


Jessica Tims
Legislature should pass incentives for films [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Lawmakers consider tax break for Kansas filming
Emporia Gazette, 2/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Legislation hopes to bring films to Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2007


The News Staff
Eaton incentives bill likely put off til March
Hutchinson News, 2/15/2007


Rick Alm
Odds are winter's been a bad bet
Kansas City Star, 2/15/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Manufacturer to case operations in Topeka
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2007


Michael Hooper
Adams paper cut nicks city
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Leaders in lock step over local job losses
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2007

Start rolling
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2007


Job losses keep the faith [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2007


Jim Sullinger and Brad Cooper
Don't count Olathe out
Kansas City Star, 2/21/2007


Kurt Caywood
The puck stops here
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger
A break for soccer hopes
Kansas City Star, 2/22/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Tax break entices Hill's
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2007 [Newsbank article]


Molly McMillin
Boeing shifts focus to growth in '07
Wichita Eagle, 2/25/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
The net's open, just tap it in
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2007


Lara Hastings
Leavenworth economic leader assumes the helm
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2007


Chris Green
Eaton bill details prompt questions
Hutchinson News, 3/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
National Geographic magazine to feature Flint Hills story
Lawrence Journal World, 3/5/2007


Sarah Kessinger
House panel strips out much of rural assistance plan
Hays Daily News, 3/6/2007


Our View
Rural aid
Garden City Telegram, 3/8/2007


Editorial Board
Rural abdication
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Eaton package up for debate in House
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorial
Think bigger [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2007


Tim Unruh
Plastics plant to expand
Salina Journal, 3/13/2007


David Burk
Preservation laws help downtown
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Harris News Service
Eaton bill closer to final OK
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jeremy Shapiro
Sebelius headlines 'pep rally'
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tom Escalante
Get involved
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Edenspace leaves Va. for Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2007 [Newsbank article]


Bill Blankenship
National Geographic capturing the Flint Hills
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2007

Parsons Sun
Short take the state should get control debt
Manhattan Mercury, 3/21/2007


Associated Press
State offers funding for tornado-tower project
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Harris News Service
Eaton bill is signed into law
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
County's population growth in line with overall state rate
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2007


Becky Blake
Take a stand State tourism working hard to promote Flint Hills
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2007


Associated Press
Rural NW Kansas population up, still low
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Census: NW Kansas population still falling
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2007


Associated Press
Population in rural northwest Kansas is still waning
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2007


Stephanie Farley
Counties await fate of bill
Garden City Telegram, 3/24/2007


Eber Phelps
Kansas has its own monumental beauty
Hays Daily News, 3/25/2007


Fred Mann
County proposal Coliseum parking fee raises hackles
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2007


Stacie Sandall
Campaign aims to highlight 8 Wonders of Kansas
Hays Daily News, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dan Voorhis
Kansas incomes went up in 2006, report shows
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2007 [Newsbank article]


Charlie Gregor
Legislature helps boost economic growth in area
Leavenworth Times, 3/31/2007


Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
2006 figures show jump in Kansas exports
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Southeast Kansas counties working to promote tourism
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2007

Tim Hrenchir
JEDO membership on agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2007


Associated Press
Southeast Kansas counties work to promote tourism
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2007


Tim Hrenchir
JEDO rules set to take effect
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2007


Associated Press
SE Kansas counties join forces on tourism
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2007


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Burlington coat factory filling the gap [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2007

Jason Gertzen
Program helps mentor those in technology startups Ks. technology enterprise corp.
Kansas City Star, 4/17/2007


Mike Hall
Topeka, as viewed from the outside
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2007


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