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Members (Kansas Legislators)

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 MEMBERS (KANSAS LEGISLATORS), June through December, 2008.

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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 MEMBERS (Kansas Legislators)
June through December 2008


Jeannine Koranda
Rep. Dahl won't seek re-election
Wichita Eagle, 6/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Log on, tune in, listen and call
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/12/2008


E. Dean Shelor [obit]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/16/2008


Beamer recognized for attendance
Hays Daily News, 6/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


Richard Shank
Sen. Emler: Kansas' own terrorism expert
Hutchinson News, 6/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Staff Reports
Roth appointed to pay plan committee
Salina Journal, 7/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Kelley appointed to transparency board
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/3/2008


Associated Press
Legislator takes command
Iola Register, 7/11/2008


Jeannine Koranda
Masterson says he's paying debt
Wichita Eagle, 7/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Statehouse losing character
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2008


Jeannine Koranda
McLachaln joins state energy planning panel
Wichita Eagle, 8/7/2008


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Legislative mailings stamp it out [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/19/2008


Richard Shank
Senator devoted to public service
Hutchinson News, 8/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ericka Gillespie-Weintz
Rep. George works for cause
Hutchinson News, 8/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roy Graber
Kelley, Trimmer urge seniors to make their voices heard
Winfield Daily Courier, 8/26/2008


The State
Hays Daily News, 8/26/2008


Jan Biles
Sebelius expects to be busy before election
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/28/2008


The Emporia Gazette
Mast appointed to special committee
Emporia Gazette, 8/28/2008


About Town
Mast honored
Emporia Gazette, 8/28/2008


Dennis McKinney
Involvement crucial
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/28/2008


Trimmer, Wetta among Reps. to get perfect records
Winfield Daily Courier, 9/8/2008


Tom Bell
Politics making comedy [editorial]
Salina Journal, 9/14/2008 [Newsbank article]


Bureau backs Barnett
Emporia Gazette, 9/16/2008


Scott Rothschild
Pine admits he moved from Lawrence in 1999
Lawrence Journal World, 9/17/2008


The News, Briefly
Karr appointed
Emporia Gazette, 9/18/2008


Fred Mann
Senator recalled as diligent, gracious
Wichita Eagle, 9/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark Vierthaler
Senator comes to Dodge urging fiscal restraint
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/19/2008


Mike Heronemus
Reitz on new revenue: 'We can't do it with tumbleweeds'
Junction City Daily Union, 9/21/2008


The News, Briefly
Earns endorsement
Emporia Gazette, 9/29/2008


Tim Carpenter
Drainage district awash in questions
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sophia Maines and Erin Castaneda
Sen. Pine resigns from board amid financial questions
Lawrence Journal World, 10/12/2008


Melody McCray-Miller
Coming together to help Kansas kids
Wichita Eagle, 10/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Melvin Neufeld
Neufeld: George is right man for job [editorial]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/16/2008


Tim Carpenter
A carport, fuel and a hotel
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


The News, Briefly
Reimburses fund
Emporia Gazette, 10/30/2008


Tim Carpenter
Senator repays campaign
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chat: Jim Barnett, State Senate
Emporia Gazette, 10/31/2008


Bobbi Mlynar
Paroled sex offenders under rules on halloween
Emporia Gazette, 10/31/2008


Bobbi Mlynar
Mast plans run for majority leader
Emporia Gazette, 11/6/2008


Bobbi Mlynar
Mast seeks assistant's position
Emporia Gazette, 11/7/2008


Associated Press
Susan Wagle running for Kansas Senate President
Emporia Gazette, 11/11/2008


Associated Press
Sebelius appoints McKinney as treasurer
Winfield Daily Courier, 11/18/2008


James Carlson
Dems scramble at news
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/19/2008


Mary Clarkin
McKinney appointed state treasurer
Hutchinson News, 11/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Lawrence democrat seeks top House job as McKinney appointed treasurer
Lawrence Journal World, 11/19/2008


Chris Green
Three competing to replace McKinney as minority leader
Hutchinson News, 11/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorial
Leadership role [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 11/20/2008


David Klepper
Legislators to choose leaders
Wichita Eagle, 11/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Leaders vie for pivotal state posts
Kansas City Star, 11/23/2008


Scott Rothschild
State Sen. Francisco willing to fill certain leadership positions
Lawrence Journal World, 11/26/2008


Dave Seaton
GOP moderates expect to hold onto state Senate leadership
Winfield Daily Courier, 11/28/2008


Jeff Myrick
Legislative history takes long time to repeat
Lawrence Journal World, 11/28/2008


Mary Clarkin
Rural roots to play role in legislative leadership
Hutchinson News, 11/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Dome toppers lawmakers to vote on key House, Senate jobs
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/30/2008


Carl Manning
House, Senate to pick leaders
Lawrence Journal World, 12/1/2008


Scott Rothschild
Lawrence lawmakers take leadership roles
Lawrence Journal World, 12/2/2008


John Hanna
Kansas House Republicans decide to replace Neufeld
Lawrence Journal World, 12/2/2008


Bobbi Mlynar
Peggy Mast elected to leadership post
Emporia Gazette, 12/2/2008


Mary Clarkin
O'Neal ascends on his capability, officials say
Hutchinson News, 12/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Defeat of incumbent speaker appears rare
Hutchinson News, 12/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Huelskamp considering run at Congress
Winfield Daily Courier, 12/5/2008

A changing of the clothes [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 12/5-6/2008 [Newsbank article]


O'Neal's opportunity [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 12/6/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
O'Neal assumes post with full slate
Hutchinson News, 12/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Senate GOP selects Emler for budget post
Hutchinson News, 12/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Local reps win top posts [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 12/10/2008


Carl Manning
Kan. House committee chairs named
Winfield Daily Courier, 12/11/2008


Chris Green
Hutch native Yoder tapped for budget post
Hutchinson News, 12/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Richard Shank
McKinney's record suits him for treasurer post
Hutchinson News, 12/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Special to The Daily Union
Taddiken to chair Senate Ag committee
Junction City Daily Union, 12/11/2008


Tim Carpenter
Defeated state senator switches to GOP
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/12/2008


John Hanna
Defeated legislator switches parties
Lawrence Journal World, 12/12/2008


Andrew Nash
Marshall named vice chairman
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 12/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


Staff Reports
Reitz to chair legislative committee
Manhattan Mercury, 12/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
2009 legislative session job is clear [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/18/2008


J-W Staff Report
Speaker picks himself for bioscience board
Lawrence Journal World, 12/18/2008


Staff Reports
Carlson gets Tax panel chair
Manhattan Mercury, 12/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Steve Kraske
For his vision years ago, Rep. Kenny Wilk shines in '08
Kansas City Star, 12/21/2008


Rep. Kenny Wilk singled out for bioscience success
Iola Register, 12/22/2008


State Reps visit Cloud's Geary County campus
Junction City Daily Union, 12/23/2008


Tim Carpenter
Leaders reflect Capitol clout
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Staff Report
Democratic leader has staff in place
Lawrence Journal World, 12/24/2008


Chuck Kurtz
Christmas memories
Johnson County Sun, 12/24/2008


Kevin Flaherty
Legislators find their spots on committees
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 12/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chuck Kurtz
Kansas House names committee members
Johnson County Sun, 12/31/2008


Chuck Kurtz
Seven Johnson County legislators are named to Senate committees
Johnson County Sun, 12/31/2008