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Public Utilities

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 PUBLIC UTILITIES, 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 PUBLIC UTILITIES
June through December 2008


Jessica Tims-Seeliger
Legislature busy, but spent too much time on coal plants
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Joey Berlin
Westar contractor apologizes
Emporia Gazette, 6/3/2008


Robert Boczkiewicz
Court: Go back to prison
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/18/2008


Stephanie Farley
Wind brings Westar west
Garden City Telegram, 6/21/2008


Sarah Kessinger
Companies vie to build transmission super highway
Garden City Telegram, 6/28/2008


Duane Schrag
Utilities fight over right to build lines
Salina Journal, 6/28/2008


Mark Fagan
Sale complete, Aquila looks to future
Lawrence Journal World, 7/2/2008


Dion Lefler
Utilities ask to use credit reports to set deposits
Wichita Eagle, 7/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Water bill refunds the right thing [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/16/2008


John Hanna
Public hearings slated on Westar rate hike
Hutchinson News, 7/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Green
Westar seeks ok for plan to cut down on power use
Hutchinson News, 7/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Corn
Midwest hikes rates
Hays Daily News, 8/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Corn
Midwest official warning customers they will feel heat-from bill
Hays Daily News, 8/31/2008 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
Speak out on electric rates Thursday
Wichita Eagle, 9/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Energy rate increase open for comment
Lawrence Journal World, 9/3/2008


Tim Unruh
Public speaks on rate increase
Salina Journal, 9/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Michael Hooper
Ratepayers abuzz over hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/4/2008


Scott Rothschild
Speakers oppose Westar rate proposal
Lawrence Journal World, 9/4/2008


Dion Lefler
Residents bash Westar rate plan
Wichita Eagle, 9/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Cold reality on heating bills [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 9/5-6/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Westar may not be done with rate increases
Lawrence Journal World, 9/6/2008


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 9/7/2008


Mike Hall
Westar's proposed hike could be historically big
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/9/2008


John Hanna
Westar settles rate case
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/25/2008