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Economic Development

2008 Session - January through May

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 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, January through May, 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 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
January through May, 2008


Jason Gertzen
Kansas State's important link in bioscience
Kansas City Star, 1/1/2008


Chris Green
Disasters expected to spur push for changes
Hutchinson News, 1/2/2008
[Newsbank article]

Bob Sigman
The economy? Stay tuned [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 1/3/2008


Stephanie Farley
Plant plan generates hopes for Healy
Garden City Telegram, 1/5/2008


Bobbi Mlynar
City gets housing rehab grant
Emporia Gazette, 1/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Richard Luken
Cities to receive rehab grants
Iola Register, 1/8/2008


Stephanie Farley
Tribune receives grant for housing work
Garden City Telegram, 1/10/2008



Gwen Tietgen
FCEDC taps into reserves
Garden City Telegram, 1/11/2008

Jerry Siebenmark
Angel investor tax credits increase by $2 million
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2008 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Alliance looks to expand ag base
Wichita Eagle, 1/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Bioscience group announces grants
Hutchinson News, 1/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jason Gertzen
Bioscience effort boosted in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 1/17/2008


Jack Weinstein
Bioscience park gets another tenant
Olathe Daily News, 1/17/2008

Dolph C. Simons, Jr
Recognition of Lawrence's economic woes is long overdue
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Bioscience authority doles out planning grants
Salina Journal, 1/19/2008


Scott Rothschild
Tourism boosters say state not meeting potential
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2008


Associated Press
Initiative seeks increase to state tourism budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2008

Associated Press
Task force seeks to triple tourism budget
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Housing help requested for state's disaster areas
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2008
[Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Task force wants state to triple its spending on tourism
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/22/2008


Patrick Lowry
Vacation [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 1/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jerry Siebenmark
Wichita's economy strong, but recession would still have impact
Wichita Eagle, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Darren Werth
Keep spending tourism bucks
Chanute Tribune, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Joe Rodriguez
Housing, aid center top plan
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Path to pitfall?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2008


Associated Press
Task force seeks to triple tourism budget
Metro News, 1/25/2008


Jason Gertzen
Tapping sunflower state pipeline
Kansas City Star, 1/25/2008

Dan Margolies
Tyson will cut jobs in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 1/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Michael Hooper
1,500 laid off in Emporia
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2008
Joey Berlin
City officials move to help workers
Emporia Gazette, 1/26-27/2008

Todd Tiahrt
U.S. needs stimulus and long-term growth plans
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


We can't budget for mountains [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/27/2008
[Newsbank article]


Bobbi Mlynar
State preparing Tyson response
Emporia Gazette, 1/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


To the citizens of Emporia
Emporia Gazette, 1/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Bobbi Mlynar
At eggs & issues, talk turns to Tyson fallout
Emporia Gazette, 1/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jason Gertzen
Kansas initiative seeks to lure high-tech workers
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
Urban League names president
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bobbi Mlynar
Meeting on state response scheduled this morning
Emporia Gazette, 1/29/2008


Patrick S. Kelley
What's taking so long? [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Bobbi Mlynar
State begins response
Emporia Gazette, 1/30/2008


St. Paul, gas improvement award recipients
Chanute Tribune, 1/30/2008
[Newsbank article]


Jerry Siebenmark
Tech group works to draw Kansans back
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Housing aid bill moving forward for disaster areas
Hutchinson News, 1/31/2008
[Newsbank article]


Associated Press
The Topeka Capital-Journal (Tourism and marketing in Kansas) [editorial]
Iola Register, 1/31/2008


Housing meetings start today
Iola Register, 1/31/2008

Michael Hooper
Emporia plant second wave hits Tyson
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2008


Mike Hendricks
Change oversight of state tourism
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Agency unveils tool to attract science workers back to Kansas
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/1/2008

Patrick Lowry
Wonders [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 2/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Richard Luken
Improving Iola housing target of program
Iola Register, 2/2/2008

On track [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Dick Carter Jr
Tourism can pay off
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2008

Associated Press
Kansas tourism officials tout bird-watching opportunities
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2008


Dan Voorhis
Dealing with the shock 1,500 layoffs could cost city economy $75 million
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Tyson layoffs surprise few in industry
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Garden City says it's ready for influx of displaced Tyson workers
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2008


Michael Hooper
Tyson foods in Emporia loss of 1,500 jobs affects entire town
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Joey Berlin
Response meeting 'fantastic'
Emporia Gazette, 2/2-3/2008


Tim Carpenter
State's tourism focus of debates
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2008

Patrick S. Kelley
Corrections and clarifications [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 2/4/2008
[Newsbank article]


Gene Meyer
Insurer's expansion will create 600 jobs
Kansas City Star, 2/5/2008


The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Tourism, marketing
Junction City Daily Union, 2/6/2008
Associated Press
Tyson to cut additional jobs at Emporia plant
Kansas City Star, 2/7/2008

Associated Press
Tyson closing will cost more jobs
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2008


Associated Press
Tyson to cut scores more
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2008

Barbara Nelson
New initiative will help 'capture' visitors
Manhattan Mercury, 2/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Special to The Gazette
This year's symphony south of Council Grove
Emporia Gazette, 2/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Schlageck
The road to revitalization
Emporia Gazette, 2/9-10/2008


J. David McDonald
Biomaterials could be boon for Wichita, state
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


Shortsighted [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
De Soto officials want riverfront authority
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2008


Jerry Siebenmark
Information technology is focus of KTEC trade group
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
David Twiddy
Governors warn of expanding tech gap
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2008

J-W Editorial

Historical changes [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2008


Joey Berlin
City, State officials discuss layoffs
Emporia Gazette, 2/19/2008


Sarah Kessinger
Castro out may mean trade in
Hutchinson News, 2/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
Distribution center payless exodus delayed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2008


Michael Hooper
Payless confirms closure delay
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2008
Scott Rothschild
Audit no clear benefit shown despite $1.5B expended
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2008

Jerry Siebenmark
Local IT alliance is in the works
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Dan Voorhis
Bill would provide fund to attract business to state
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chris Green
Tourism proposal would create independent partnership
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Nick Bratkovic
NASCAR star to build camp in Wyandotte County
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2008
Chris Green
New state agency would promote tourism
Salina Journal, 2/22/2008

Dolph C. Simons Jr
State's economic development spending needs hard look
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2008


Jason Gertzen
Kansas mulls $1.5 billion impact
Kansas City Star, 2/23/2008
Joey Berlin
Tyson layoffs important to lawmakers
Emporia Gazette, 2/25/2008


Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers to take hard look at audit
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2008


Staff Reports
KSU to receive biosecurity training, $1.5 mil.
Manhattan Mercury, 2/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Developer bringing winery to Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2008
Jason Gertzen
Kansas pushes to woo federal biodefense lab
Kansas City Star, 2/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chris Green
Senate endorses state tourism partnership
Hays Daily News, 2/28/2008
Associated Press
Senate: Make tourism independent agency
Iola Register, 2/28/2008
Chris Green
Travel bill gets early OK from senators
Hutchinson News, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Milburn
Sebelius confident state could get biodefense lab
Hutchinson News, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Sebelius returns upbeat on federal biodefense lab
Kansas City Star, 2/28/2008


Tim Carpenter
Senate approves bill to try to boost tourism
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/29/2008
Chris Green
Fiscal fears fail to kill tourism bill
Hutchinson News, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chris Green
Senate OKs tourism promotion bill
Salina Journal, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Special to the Gazette
City chief reports on relief efforts
Emporia Gazette, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Sebelius criticism of Bush may hurt NBAF effort
Chanute Tribune, 3/1/2008
Chris Green
Budget concerns fail to derail tourism proposal
Garden City Telegram, 3/1/2008
Randy Scholfield
Gone tanker loss a big setback
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Molly McMillin
Boeing tanker loss leads to anger, disbelief
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Star News Service
Contract pick stuns Boeing, Kansas
Kansas City Star, 3/1/2008
Scott Rothschild
Neufeld: Gov. may hurt shot at NBAF
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2008
Selling itself
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mark Fagan
Study: Area's shopping on rise
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
NBAF as a political football
Manhattan Mercury, 3/2/2008
Tim Hrenchir
An uncertain course
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2008

Randy Scholfield
Attract reorganize tourism effort
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorial
Ongoing effort [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/3/2008


Tim Carpenter
Is the investment paying off?
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2008
Associated Press
Douglas County losing some shoppers
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2008
Barbara Hollingsworth
Legislators argue in defense of Boeing
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2008
J-W Editorial

Contract concern [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/4/2008


John Hanna
Lost plane deal leaves GOP leaders in hot seat
Hutchinson News, 3/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Defense contract try again [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2008
Les Blumenthal
Boeing disputes tanker ruling
Wichita Eagle, 3/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Molly McMillin
Boeing Wichita analyzing its options after loss
Wichita Eagle, 3/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Patrick Lowry
Outsourcing [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chad Lawhorn
Eagle Bend courts current, future golfers
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2008
Michael Hooper
Goodyear to idle hundreds locally
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2008
Les Blumenthal
Charges fly; Air Force defends
Wichita Eagle, 3/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
On Down the road
House bill 501 update
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Biodefense advocates laud bill signed into law
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2008


Molly McMillin
Lawmakers: Stop tanker deal
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Goodyear off balance [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2008


Mary Clarkin
A fight is brewing in Airbus deal
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Sebelius signs support bill to NBAF effort
Junction City Daily Union, 3/7/2008
Associated Press
Senate adopts resolution on Air Force tanker contract
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/7/2008
Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 3/7/2008
Rhonda Holman
Tanked delegation wants do-over
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Les Blumenthal
Boeing considers protesting decision
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Art advocates tout success
Salina Journal, 3/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Diane Stafford
Jobs see their biggest monthly cut in years
Kansas City Star, 3/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jim Sullinger
Economic development better next door
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
City's golf scorecard mixed
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2008

Sam Brownback, Pat Roberts and Todd Tiahrt
Tanker choice terrible
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Rural talk
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
Local leaders travel to D.C.
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2008
Joelle Tessler
Boeing will protest Air Force decision
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2008
Jason Gertzen
State support vital for high-tech efforts
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jim Sullinger
'Arms race' among states for economic development
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2008 [Newsbank article]
Les Blumenthal
Boeing files protest; Airbus hikes jobs count
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2008
Anthony Hensley
Jobs should be ours
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2008
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Boeing vs. Airbus bring it home [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2008


Michael Hooper
Unemployment rates in Topeka area fall
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2008

Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers warn of aviation loss
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2008


Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback and Todd Tiahrt
Opposed to decision
Hutchinson News, 3/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hoeflich
State should fight for Boeing
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2008
Rob Hotakainen
France target of ire over tankers
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Sarah Kessinger
Urban areas get most bang our of economic incentive bucks
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2008
Les Blumenthal
Answers in tanker deal trickle out
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Rhonda Holman
High alert State can't wait to save aviation jobs
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Stephen Nodine
Mobile isn't in France [opinion]
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Rob Hotakainen
French contract galls Americans to the extreme of reactions
Kansas City Star, 3/16/2008
Hutchinson News
Other voices
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2008
Dan Voorhis
More foreign delegations show interest in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
The News Staff
State economic plans need balance, agency leader says
Hutchinson News, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Green
Kansas insulated from some national job woes
Hutchinson News, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Hutchinson News
Idea needs money [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 3/18/2008

Scott Rothschild
NBAF bond issue would cost $164M
Lawrence Journal World, 3/19/2008


James Carlson
Leaders contend Sunflower decision cost bigger project
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2008


David Klepper
Kansas loses refinery project
Kansas City Star, 3/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Molly McMillin
Tanker loss doesn't equal layoffs
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chad Lawhorn
Census shows growth slowing
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2008
J-W Editorial
Dismal report [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2008
Dolph C. Simons, Jr
Report, comments cast doubt on state's economic efforts
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2008
John Green
For now, weak dollar a boon for our exports
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
Steve Martens
Kansas should expand eco-devo options, tools
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
Bill Blankenship
Resisting recession
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2008

Chris Green
Tourism plan falls short, stalls in House
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Richard Aboulafia
Tanker deal could transform defense business
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tracy Taylor
KTEC CEO clarifies, apologizes
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2008


Andi Atwater
Kansas exports in '07 top $10 billion
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Record year for exports from Kansas
Emporia Gazette, 3/28/2008

Jonathan Williams
Some good fiscal news
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2008 [Newsbank article]


Rick Alm
Kansas lagging in tourism funding
Kansas City Star, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Molly McMillin and Dan Voorhis
Cessna wants $25 million to build here
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Housing aid bill widens its approach
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2008
[Newsbank article]


Dan Voorhis
Cash can lure new business to state
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Steve Martens
Cessna investment is huge opportunity
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mark Fagan
Kansas No. 10 pro-business state
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2008
Chris Green
House vote advances expanded housing aid
Hutchinson News, 4/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
David Clouston
Export opportunities
Salina Journal, 4/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chris Green
Senate brings tourism proposal back to life
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Wichita selected as plant site
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2008
Dan Voorhis
Emporia braces for layoffs' effects
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jason Gertzen
Keep up momentum, Kansas encouraged
Kansas City Star, 4/8/2008


Mark Fagan
Bioscience funding set for KU Medical Center
Lawrence Journal World, 4/9/2008


Chris Green
Tourism reps, including Hutch officials, seek state's aid
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chris Green
Tourism officials promote bill
Salina Journal, 4/9/2008

Chris Green
Legislation would help with affordable housing
Salina Journal, 4/10/2008


Chris Green
Housing aid must clear last hurdle
Hutchinson News, 4/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Housing aid must clear final hurdle
Hays Daily News, 4/10/2008


Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Greensburg building project making history
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


Dan Voorhis and Molly McMillin
Lots of cooperation landed airplane plant here
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
3-day event to showcase Greensburg's progress
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2008


Associated Press
Greensburg residents to get homes this summer
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/14/2008


Foreclosures rising in Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2008


Tim Carpenter
Kansas innovation consortium governor forms business coalition
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2008

John Hanna
State's new fiscal forecast pessimistic
Lawrence Journal World, 4/17/2008


Mary Clarkin
March saw a fiscal boost for salt museum
Hutchinson News, 4/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sam Hananel
Kansans, unions protest Air Force tanker deal
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2008
Jeannine Koranda
Sebelius signs bill creating housing program grants
Wichita Eagle, 4/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Sebelius signs $28M housing bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2008
Patrick Lowry
Housing assistance [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 4/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Critical point [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Molly McMillin
Sebelius to sign Cessna bond bill
Wichita Eagle, 4/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
Coliseum may offer cell phone ticketing
Wichita Eagle, 4/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Hays Daily News
Views from other editors
Iola Register, 4/23/2008


Molly McMillin
Sebelius signs bill for Cessna factory funding
Wichita Eagle, 4/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
A model legislature needs more collaboration
Wichita Eagle, 4/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Bioscience builds on own growth
Lawrence Journal World, 4/28/2008


John Schlageck
World trade remains vital for Kansas
Hays Daily News, 5/4/2008

Molly McMillin
Roberts: Tanker fight not over yet
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2008


Chris Green
Tourism legislation is out of time
Salina Journal, 5/6/2008


Chris Green
Tourism agency bill is still up in the air
Hutchinson News, 5/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chris Green
Legislation to boost promotion of state, create agency won't advance
Hutchinson News, 5/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Rick Alm
Topeka cheats Kansas tourism
Kansas City Star, 5/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Hooper
SCCA runoffs leaving town
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2008
Chris Green
TV ads seek to fuel tourism boost
Hutchinson News, 5/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Hooper
Heartland Park steers race to the pits
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2008

A year for Kansas [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/14/2008


Michael Hooper
Goodyear rolls out hiring opportunities
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2008
Craig Hull
What tourism means to Kansas
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/15/2008
[Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Come-on do more to lure tourists to city, state
Wichita Eagle, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chance to shine [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Bill Wilson
New law a pleasant surprise for commercial developers
Wichita Eagle, 5/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Iola is an 'investment zone'
Iola Register, 5/22/2008
Craig Hull
The economic impact in southeast Kansas
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
J-W Staff and Wire Reports
NBAF plans criticized on Capital Hill
Lawrence Journal World, 5/23/2008
Jason Gertzen
Kansas waits for lab results
Kansas City Star, 5/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Political cartoon
Chanute Tribune, 5/28/2008
Katrina Segers
County could back bonds, but doesn't want to
Johnson County Sun, 5/28/2008