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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 INSURANCE, January through May, 2007.

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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 INSURANCE, January through May, 2007

James Carlson
2006 legislature health care tops list
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/2/2007

Mark McCormick
GOP resists effort to expand health insurance for kids
Wichita Eagle, 1/3/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Sebelius wants more kids to have health care; GOP leaders resisting
Hutchinson News, 1/3/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
GOP resists governor's health coverage plan
Lawrence Journal World, 1/3/2007

Emerson Lynn Jr
Health care for kids gets knee-jerk reject [opinion]
Iola Register, 1/3/2007

Rhonda Holman
Uninsured legislators shouldn't dismiss 0/5 plan
Wichita Eagle, 1/4/2007 [Newsbank article]

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 1/4/2007

Michael Hooper
Building boom insurer's $25 million expansion called 'a positive sigh'
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/4/2007

Tom Bell
Provide health care to children [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/4/2007 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insured [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/6/2007

Alan Bavley
Special way for uninsured
Kansas City Star, 1/8/2007 [Newsbank article]

Gene Meyer
Insurance industry criticized
Kansas City Star, 1/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

Sandy Praeger
Resolve to get smart about your insurance coverage
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/10/2007

Dion Lefler
Sebelius' goal: Health care for all
Wichita Eagle, 1/11/2007 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Governor calls for universal care
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007

Deb Gruver
Medicare waives late fee for some seniors
Wichita Eagle, 1/12/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Health officials say universal coverage plan not pie in sky
Lawrence Journal World, 1/13/2007

Chris Green
Lawmakers unsure about push for universal coverage
Hutchinson News, 1/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

Dave Toplikar
Universal coverage efforts under observation
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2007
The Capital-Journal
All takes high post at Blue Cross
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2007

Sebelius chief counsel gets new job at Blue Cross
Hutchinson News, 1/16/2007

Fred W. Berger
Plan now for your greatest future financial need, long-term care
Hays Daily News, 2/21/2007

Andi Atwater
Businesses relish insurance price cut
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2007 [Newsbank article]

John E. Peterson
Bureaucracies are terrible
Emporia Gazette, 1/25/2007

Trina Ceballos
Articles didn't help consumers avoid victimization
Kansas City Star, 2/27/2007 [Newsbank article]

Charlene Bailey
Some insurance companies, use aggressive, misleading marketing
Junction City Daily Union, 2/28/2007

Mike Casey and David Klepper
Bills seek to toughen laws
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2007 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Insurance whistle-blower alleges discrimination
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Shelter Insurance accused of bias
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2007

Associated Press
House GOP focuses on health insurance program
Wichita Eagle, 3/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
House aims to reform health care
Salina Journal, 3/6/2007

Edging closer to health care reform [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 3/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

Deb Gruver
State warns about aggressive insurers
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2007 [Newsbank article]

Robert Pear
Rule bars some from medicaid
Kansas City Star, 3/12/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
GOP health care plan short on numbers, details
Johnson County Sun, 3/8/2007

Leonard Hall
Hearing-aid coverage should be provided by insurance companies
Olathe Daily News, 3/8/2007

Robert Pear
Medicaid law mostly hurting U.S. citizens
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Bid to expand health coverage for children fails
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2007 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Children dropped from KS insurance
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Tough road for health care
Kansas City Star, 3/19/2007 [Newsbank article]

Consumer alert: Medicare recipients warned to resist aggressive marketing
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/21/2007

Rhonda Holman
Denied citizens entitled to care
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2007 [Newsbank article]

Medicaid on horizon
Lawrence Journal World, 3/26/2007
Kathleen Sebelius
Time for action on health care in state of Kansas
Chanute Tribune, 3/28/2007 [Newsbank article]

Arley Hoskin
Senate passes bill for Kansas Health Care Connector
Olathe Daily News, 3/28/2007

Associated Press
Bill would overhaul Medicaid
Iola Register, 3/28/2007

Associated Press
What it means
Iola Register, 3/28/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Thousands lose medicaid benefits
Salina Journal, 4/1/2007

Sarah Kessinger
The question is when an how; insurance not always a security
Salina Journal, 4/2/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Health insurance reform coming
Salina Journal, 4/2/2007

John Hanna
Measure would help families buy insurance
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2007

John Hanna
Measure to help poor families buy insurance advanced
Leavenworth Times, 4/3/2007

John Hanna
Lawmakers advance proposal to help poor pay for insurance
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2007

John Hanna
Both chambers advance measure to help poor families buy insurance
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/3/2007

John Hanna
Both chambers approve measure to help poor buy insurance
Hays Daily News, 4/3/2007

Emerson Lynn Jr
Bigger medicaid best for the poor [opinion]
Iola Register, 4/4/2007

John Hanna
Health care initiatives emerge
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/4/2007

John Hanna
Package of health care initiatives emerges
Lawrence Journal World, 4/5/2007

The Capital-Journal
State Farm cuts auto rates, pays dividends
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2007

Gregory Schneider
How to help the uninsured? Reform health care the right way
Kansas City Kansan, 4/11/2007



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