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Social Services

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 SOCIAL SERVICES, 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 SOCIAL SERVICES, January through May, 2007


Gene Meyer
Block, SRS to assist hungry
Kansas City Star, 1/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hall
Let's Help to stay put, looks to save money
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2007


The Capital-Journal
Schalansky named president of KCSL
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2007


Scott Rothschild
Douglas County lawmakers hear funding requests
Lawrence Journal World, 1/6/2007


Maury Thompson
Social services need more funding
Iola Register, 1/9/2007


Mike Hall
Let's Help president resigns
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2007


George Diepenbrock
Clients share opinions of SRS program
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2007


Chad Lawhorn
Advocate wants funding for homeless issues on ballot
Lawrence Journal World, 1/11/2007

Maury Thompson
Developmental disabilities to forefront
Chanute Tribune, 1/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler and Joe Rodriguez
Census aims to count all homeless
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2007


Associated Press
Sedgwick County to conduct homeless census
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2007


Associated Press
Sedgwick County's homeless to be numbered in survey
Lawrence Journal World, 1/16/2007
Michael Hooper
Social Security administration new office features more room, privacy
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2007

Rhonda Holman
Hidden open child records to accountability
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2007


Anna Staatz
Sebelius' choice to head SRS gets earful from legislators
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2007


Wichita lawmakers voice SRS concerns
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Open child welfare hearing is window into SRS
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Phil Anderson
Homeless count set for Monday
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2007


Jeff Wright
State puts $400,000 to shelter here
Manhattan Mercury, 1/28/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Green
State agencies aid effort to count homeless population
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2007


Roy Wenzl
Homeless children
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2007 [Newsbank article]

Randy Scholfield
Invisible homeless students a community failure
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2007


Public can watch speech by Kansas SRS secretary
Hays Daily News, 2/7/2007


Mike Hall
Let's Help appoints executive director
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007


George Diepenbrock
Boys home suspends operations
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2007


Roy Wenzl
Donors step up to help homeless kids
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


Joe Rodriguez and Fred Mann
Sedgwick County point-in-time survey fewer homeless
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Baby played important role
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Phil Anderson
Serving mental health needs
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Joe Robertson and Melodee Hall Blobaum
School is an anchor in tumultuous lives
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Rev. Doug Luginbill
Homelessness needs to be campaign issue
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2007 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis J. Zorn
Agency hopes to offer help to those in need
Hays Daily News, 2/11/2007


Chad Lawhorn
Children, families are majority of residents living on the streets
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2007


Susette M. Schwartz
Homeless costs are not declining
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2007


Win-win situation
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

Gary Demuth
Program benefits child-care workers, providers
Salina Journal, 2/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Hutch SRS office shows infant at work can be morale booster
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2007 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Employees appreciate Infant at Work program
Lawrence Journal World, 2/25/2007


Christina M. Woods
$1.8 million in grants help area's homeless
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Crary
Kansas gets a low score for child care
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2007 [Newsbank article]

David Crary
Survey faults lax state oversight of child care
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2007


Wichita Eagle
More accountability needed for vulnerable children
Olathe Daily News, 3/2/2007


Staff and Wire Reports
Child-care survey faults Kansas
Kansas City Star, 3/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Eagle Staff and News Services
Chasm of poverty grows deeper
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Man, son endure in dire straits
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
On the edge do more to combat severe poverty
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
United Way cards aim to help Kansans
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2007


Suzanne Perez Tobias
Low child care rating only part of the story
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Social Security exemption bill back on docket
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Child care standards failing kids [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2007


Betsy Vander Velde
Child-care improvements
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Gary Brunk
In the Wheat State, a bipartisan front vs. hunger
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Green
52 homeless counted in Reno Co.
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Windows blocked at state hospital's sex offender unit
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/14/2007

Associated Press
Windows blocked at state hospital
Iola Register, 3/14/2007


Emily Behlmann
Agencies push for abuse awareness
Garden City Telegram, 3/14/2007


David Goldstein
Kansas' food stamp role stressed
Kansas City Star, 3/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ann Charles
Future teetering [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 3/15/2007


Rhonda Holman
Obscured Larned's sex offenders have rights, too
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2007


Emerson Lynn Jr
Budget cuts hit childrens' health [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/16/2007

Tim Hrenchir
HUD awards Topeka grants
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2007


Ron Sylvester
Work, play licenses may depend on child support
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

Matthew Clark
Funding causes confusion, concern
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Panel OKs bill denying illegal immigrants benefits
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Michael Woods
No one solution to abuse
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]


Leadell Ediger
Children need more
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]


Homeless shelter's permit extended
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Officials put off decision on funds for handicapped
Hutchinson News, 4/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Panel eyes food needs in Kansas; Moran in Africa
Hutchinson News, 4/7/2007


Mike Hall
Food stamp advocates have say
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2007


Roy Wenzl
League to take on standard adoptions
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2007 [Newsbank article]


Bruce Harris
You can help protect kids
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2007 [Newsbank article]

Suzanne Perez Tobias
5-star system grades sites in 5 categories
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Finn Bullers
Special needs and needs not met
Kansas City Star, 4/16/2007


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