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Local Government

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 LOCAL GOVERNMENT, 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


ARTICLES ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
June through December 2008


Holly Kramer
Will Stilwell ever become Stilwell?
Johnson County Sun, 6/11/2008


Sam Hartle
Council tables plan to move Edwardsville to second class
Kansas City Kansan, 6/12/2008


Unanimous vote is not fair [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 6/18/2008


Smoke bans help kids
Johnson County Sun, 6/18/2008


Gayle Weber
Oath of office now required for planning commission, zoning board
Hays Daily News, 7/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Andrew D. Brosig
New law changes appointment procedure
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Budget austerity [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Adrianne DeWeese
County discusses grant's effect on employees' time
Leavenworth Times, 8/26/2008


Stephanie Farley
Tri-City meetings come into question
Garden City Telegram, 9/6/2008


Our View
Open doors
Garden City Telegram, 9/13/2008


Times News Service
Pott Co. to request road projects funding
Manhattan Mercury, 9/16/2008


Adrianne DeWeese
County reviews 2009 joint legislative agenda
Leavenworth Times, 9/16/2008


Smoking ban [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


State asks Kansans to choose road projects you're in the driver's seat
Wichita Eagle, 9/23/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Bunten seeks A. G.'s opinion
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/26/2008


Tom Bell
Be careful with this change [editorial]
Salina Journal, 10/15/2008


Eric Swanson
Globe requests investigation of possible KOMA violation
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/18/2008


Stephanie Farley
Garden City commission approves legislative policy
Chanute Tribune, 10/29/2008


Brandy Nance
Appraiser: Home prices falling below valuations
Emporia Gazette, 10/30/2008


Mary Clarkin
Lawmakers must fix flawed payments in '09
Hutchinson News, 10/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Fuel tax revenue pay up [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/26/2008


Mike Heronemus
City debt equals $154,785,642 as of Oct. 23
Junction City Daily Union, 10/26/2008


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Computer errors ah, technology [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/27/2008


Brent D. Wistrom
City wants fines doubled on Kellogg
Wichita Eagle, 10/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Stephanie Farley
Coalition sets up structure, decides to look for lobbyist
Garden City Telegram, 11/6/2008


Chad Lawhorn
City ready to revisit Farmland discourse
Lawrence Journal World, 11/9/2008


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Bailout requests no easy out [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/18/2008


Edie Ross
Council discusses smoking ban, house demolitions
Hutchinson News, 11/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Lawmaker to push annexation hurdle
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/29/2008


Lobbyists could be good for our area [editorial]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 12/4/2008


Dan Voorhis
Chinese cities sign pacts with Wichita, Greensburg
Wichita Eagle, 12/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Brett Dalton
U.S. 69 atop Chamber's legislative priorities
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 12/6/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Sumner school on the auction block
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/9/2008


Kathryn Waller
Chamber: City economy ok
Manhattan Mercury, 12/10/2008


Edie Ross
City OKs input on smoking
Hutchinson News, 12/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


Smoking ban [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 12/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


Eric Swanson
County given clean bill of financial health
Dodge City Daily Globe, 12/16/2008


Kaley Lyon
Six: FHSU bound by city zoning rules
Hays Daily News, 12/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Finn Bullers
Johnson County delays raises
Kansas City Star, 12/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hall
County dangles $25 million carrot before Home Depot
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/19/2008


Stephanie Farley
City's safe routes request denied again
Garden City Telegram, 12/24/2008


Bob Sigman
County gains in legislature
Johnson County Sun, 12/24/2008


Kathryn Waller
Opinion draws smoking lines
Manhattan Mercury, 12/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chuck Kurtz
County commissioners will ask state for more money
Johnson County Sun, 12/31/2008