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June through December 2008
Newspaper Clippings Index

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 LABOR, June through December, 2008.

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

June through December 2008

Sarah Kessinger
Kansas Latinos surmount national labor trends
Hutchinson News, 6/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
Help wanted: Legals only
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/21/2008

Tom Bell
Watch out for this job growth [editorial]
Salina Journal, 6/30/2008

Scott Rothschild
Cost-benefit analysis of immigration is ordered
Lawrence Journal World, 7/7/2008

Diane Stafford
Notices on jobless aid coming
Kansas City Star, 7/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Duane Schrag
Kansas work force: so good it hurts
Salina Journal, 7/9/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
State study highlights TECH executive's pay
Hutchinson News, 7/12/2008 [Newsbank article]

Immigration debate [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 7/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Kansas' unemployment rate is stable
Wichita Eagle, 7/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

Randolph Heaster
Auto plants' cuts are felt by suppliers
Kansas City Star, 7/19/2008

Kansas jobless
Kansas City Star, 7/19/2008

John Milburn
Kansas jobless rate steady
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/19/2008

Diane Stafford
Plant finds success with blind workers
Kansas City Star, 7/23/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Immigration issue may stay stalled
Wichita Eagle, 7/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mark Wiebe
Wage raise a first for Kansas
Kansas City Star, 7/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

HIX Corporation employees eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/27/2008

Jobless benefits extended for Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 7/29/2008

Courier Views
Illegal immigrants are humans, too
Winfield Daily Courier, 8/4/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Energy savings keep service [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/11/2008

Barbara Hollingsworth
Districts feel pay raise ripple effect
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/11/2008

Martin Hawver
Immigration not a serious issue in the primary
Junction City Daily Union, 8/11/2008

Associated Press
Topeka council rejects E-verify proposal
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/14/2008

John Hanna
State's job numbers for July mixed
Hutchinson News, 8/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Expansion planned to address job growth in pharmaceuticals
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2008

Jessica Tims-Seeliger
Area will persevere through this hardship [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/20/2008

Kevin Flaherty
Superior closing its doors
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Stephanie Farley
FCEDC trying for a workforce training grant
Garden City Telegram, 8/28/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Kansas job growth slows
Kansas City Star, 8/30/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Kansas sees its strong job growth slow this year
Wichita Eagle, 8/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Slowdown begins to show in state
Lawrence Journal World, 8/30/2008

Tim Carpenter
Labor day wanted: Kansans to fill job openings
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/1/2008

Randolph Heaster
Zahner Co. makes labor day list
Kansas City Star, 9/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Study: Demand for some jobs in Kan. to rise 40 percent
Hutchinson News, 9/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Gayle Weber
Employee recruitment initiative ready to go statewide
Hays Daily News, 9/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Job market open wide [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Audit: State's new job success mixed
Wichita Eagle, 9/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roy Wenzl
Engineering future workers
Wichita Eagle, 9/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Study: Green' jobs would benefit state
Hutchinson News, 9/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Green jobs [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roy Graber
Parkinson presents safety award to GE
Winfield Daily Courier, 9/17/2008

James Carlson
Illegal immigrant audit halted
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Kansas settles for less data on immigrants
Kansas City Star, 9/18/2008

David Klepper and Jeannine Koranda
State immigration audit cut back
Wichita Eagle, 9/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Deeper study of illegal immigration killed
Hutchinson News, 9/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Our View
Immigrant impact
Garden City Telegram, 9/18/2008

David Klepper
Kansas settles for less data on immigrants
Kansas City Star, 9/18/2008

David Klepper and Jeannine Koranda
State immigration audit cut back
Wichita Eagle, 9/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Workers' comp increase sought
Lawrence Journal World, 9/19/2008

Associated Press
Economic news from Kan. employment figures mixed
Hutchinson News, 9/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Not a wise move [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/20/2008

Martin Hawver
Lawmakers to tackle worker compensation this year
Junction City Daily Union, 9/22/2008

Jillian Cohan
In Kansas, medical jobs pay most
Wichita Eagle, 9/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Jobless benefits system changes
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/14/2008

Mike Belt
Nurses in demand across state
Lawrence Journal World, 10/16/2008

Special to The Daily Union
Jobless Kansans to get debit card
Junction City Daily Union, 10/16/2008

Duane Schrag
Kansas has potential for wind jobs
Salina Journal, 10/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
Goodyear workers will file for benefits
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
Kansas job vacancy rate up more than 3 percent
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/21/2008

Duane Schrag
Chamber works for wind jobs
Salina Journal, 10/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Stafford
Region's job news not all dark
Kansas City Star, 10/22/2008

Edie Ross
Survey: SW Kan. has more jobs than workers
Hutchinson News, 11/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Jobs outnumber workers in much of rural Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 11/4/2008

Mike Corn
Brooke Corp. lays off 52 more
Hays Daily News, 10/23/2008

Victoria Pratt Gerbino
Kansas must keep competing for jobs
Wichita Eagle, 10/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Molly McMillin
Union agrees to Boeing contract
Wichita Eagle, 11/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associate Press
More jobs than workers in rural Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 11/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Daniel Lovering
Boeing strike could slow delivery of up to 800 planes
Wichita Eagle, 11/4/2008

Associated Press
Wanted: more workers in central, western Kansas
Salina Journal, 11/4/2008

Daniel Lovering
Boeing delays first 787 flight
Wichita Eagle, 11/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Molly McMillin
Cessna to cut output, work force
Wichita Eagle, 11/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dan Voorhis
Fighting shortage of engineers- LSI to kids: Bank on math, science
Wichita Eagle, 11/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Kan. to start using debit cards for jobless benefits
Hutchinson News, 11/12/2008 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Elliott
70,000 illegals possible in state
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/20/2008

Tim Carpenter
Jobless picture improves
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/22/2008

Molly McMillin
Boeing layoffs may go past 2009
Wichita Eagle, 11/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Special to The Daily Union
Kansas ranks 8th for important new jobs
Junction City Daily Union, 11/23/2008

Sarah Nightingale
University's parking garage contractor choice protested
Manhattan Mercury, 11/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Christine Metz
Claims overtax system
Lawrence Journal World, 11/30/2008

Education diploma essential [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Stafford
Job seekers can get benefits extension
Kansas City Star, 12/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Jobless hotline hits overtime
Hutchinson News, 12/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike McGraw and Diane Stafford
Layoff law isn't up to the job
Kansas City Star, 12/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hall
Unemployment rate climbs
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/20/2008

Carl Manning
Lawmakers to revisit immigration issue
Lawrence Journal World, 12/23/2008

Associated Press
Lawmakers revisit immigration
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/23/2008

Political Cartoon
Chanute Tribune, 12/31/2008