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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 TAXATION, 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

June through December 2008

Martin Hawver
Something's happening right here in Kansas
Junction City Daily Union, 6/2/2008

Associated Press
State's May income falls $51 million short
Wichita Eagle, 6/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dan Voorhis
Many businesses owners say they carry too much of local tax burden
Wichita Eagle, 6/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Governor warns of revenue shortfall
Wichita Eagle, 6/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dan Voorhis
Employers now must file taxes online
Wichita Eagle, 7/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Special To The Daily Union
New unemployment tax filing law
Junction City Daily Union, 7/2/2008

Courier Views
Guard state's general fund
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/2/2008

Steve Rose
The state's turn to groan
Johnson County Sun, 7/2/2008

Scott Rothschild
Bigger tax refunds lop state budget
Lawrence Journal World, 7/3/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Death tax baloney recruits voters for the super wealthy
Iola Register, 7/3/2008

Mike Hall
Penny problem comes full circle
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/4/2008

Associated Press
Study to detail state immigration costs
Hutchinson News, 7/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
City budget tough times [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/8/2008

Chuck Kurtz
Sprint refund whacks state revenue
Johnson County Sun, 7/9/2008

Chuck Kurtz
County to tighten budget more
Johnson County Sun, 7/9/2008

SW Kansas organizations receive state tax credits
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/11/2008

Melissa Smith
State may take back two percent of NCCC's funding
Chanute Tribune, 7/11-12/2008 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Hollingsworth
Property values put schools to test
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/13/2008

Martin Hawver
Promise to cut taxes may not be simple solution
Junction City Daily Union, 7/14/2008

Increase may be taxing
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/17/2008

Patrick Lowry
Futile study [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 7/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Reject Johnson County tax [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 7/23/2008

Karrey Britt
Tax credits to aid area historic sites
Lawrence Journal World, 7/24/2008

Jack Weinstein
Public has mixed feelings on sales tax renewal
Olathe Daily News, 7/26/2008

Associated Press
Church must pay truck taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/27/2008

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius: Gas tax increase not likely
Lawrence Journal World, 7/28/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Higher fuel taxes needed to match higher road costs [opinion]
Iola Register, 8/1/2008

Chris Green
Standoff is blocking wind energy tax
Hutchinson News, 8/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Roberts signs No Climate Tax Pledge
Hutchinson News, 8/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Finding religion [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Special to The Hays Daily News
Couple evangelizes through license plate
Hays Daily News, 8/8/2008

Jonathan Williams
How much do you work just to pay your taxes?
Junction City Daily Union, 8/14/2008

Jonathan Williams
Logging hours to pay taxes
Garden City Telegram, 8/15/2008

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius says no to motor fuels tax
Lawrence Journal World, 8/15/2008

School board right to show restraint [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 8/16/2008

Ron Wilson
Team works toward reducing Kansas taxes
Manhattan Mercury, 8/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Carol Ballantyne
Tax credits offered for aiding community college
Garden City Telegram, 8/20/2008

Brandy Nance
Sales tax delayed by error
Emporia Gazette, 8/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bob Sigman
Triangle a four-square deal
Johnson County Sun, 8/20/2008

Brandy Nance
Sales tax is delayed at least six months
Emporia Gazette, 8/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Patrick S. Kelley
Interesting times in Lyon County [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 8/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Finn Bullers
Boosters of Johnson County triangle tax start campaign
Kansas City Star, 8/21/2008

Martin Hawver
Don't let corporations off tax hook
Junction City Daily Union, 8/26/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
CEO compensation close loophole [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/27/2008

Adrianne DeWeese
Taxpayers to provide feedback during public hearing
Leavenworth Times, 8/28/2008

Brandy Nance
Secretary of revenue advises county
Emporia Gazette, 8/29/2008

Associated Press
State tax revenue higher than expected
Wichita Eagle, 9/9/2008 [Newsbank article]

Alan Cobb
Spare all Kansans on tax burden
Kansas City Star, 9/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorial
User fees? [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/11/2008

Scott Rothschild
Officials seek to raise tax on cigarettes
Lawrence Journal World, 9/18/2008

Mike Hendricks
Support from an unlikely source
Kansas City Star, 9/19/2008

Bill Felber
Mileage tax coming?
Manhattan Mercury, 9/19-20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jonathan Williams
Cigarette tax proposal ignores realities
Lawrence Journal World, 9/20/2008

Political cartoon
Manhattan Mercury, 9/23/2008

Harold Campbell
Tax break available to flood-ravaged areas
Chanute Tribune, 9/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

Susan Lynn
Tax credits vote of confidence in Iola's future [editorial]
Iola Register, 9/23/2008

Jonathan Williams
Cigarette tax proposal ignores realities
Olathe Daily News, 9/24/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Tax refunds it all helps [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/28/2008

Bob Sigman
No sunset on this tax
Johnson County Sun, 10/1/2008

Chuck Kurtz
Who would oversee the $15 million?
Johnson County Sun, 10/1/2008

Chuck Kurtz
Other counties use local taxes for universities
Johnson County Sun, 10/1/2008

Tim Carpenter
Double trouble with tax sharing
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jason Gertzen and Finn Bullers
Lofty goals set for new tax
Kansas City Star, 10/20/2008

Brett Dalton and Kevin Flaherty
Fuel tax revenues misappropriated
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 10/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Kathryn Waller
Spokesman: Not Jenkins' fault
Manhattan Mercury, 10/21/2008

Scott Rothschild
Error shorts county $340K
Lawrence Journal World, 10/22/2008

Vote 'Yes' to expand research, treatments [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 11/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Finn Bullers and Jim Sullinger
Simple questions drives debate
Kansas City Star, 11/1/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Income tax vote wave of future? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/4/2008

Steve Rose
Once in a generation
Johnson County Sun, 10/22/2008

David Klepper and Finn Bullers
Downturn's ripples reach governments at the grass roots
Kansas City Star, 10/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Interest rates waiting games [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/28/2008

Tim Carpenter
Jenkins: Let's move forward
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/28/2008

Jonathan Williams
Study confirms Kansas' poor business tax climate
Junction City Daily Union, 11/5/2008

Kansas' poor business tax climate confirmed [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 11/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Johnson County OKs sales tax for KSU in Olathe
Manhattan Mercury, 11/12/2008 [Newsbank article]

Russ Morgan
Tax credits available to donors
Emporia Gazette, 11/19/2008

Gwyn Mellinger
Tobacco tax laced with irony
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/20/2008

James Carlson
Maintenance donations slow
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/20/2008

Times News Service
Exemption a problem for appraiser
Manhattan Mercury, 12/23/2008

Scott Rothschild
Anti-tax groups announce merger
Lawrence Journal World, 12/24/2008

Associated Press
Two anti-tax groups merging in Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/25/2008

Carl Manning
Small businesses in Kansas oppose tax increases
Junction City Daily Union, 12/26/2008

Duane Schrag
Rural records
Salina Journal, 12/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
City, county see jump in tax revenue
Hutchinson News, 12/30/2008 [Newsbank article]