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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 Insurance, 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

January through May, 2008

Competitive rates
Hutchinson News, 1/12/2008
[Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
Beefs with insurers fall in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 1/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Sandy Praeger
Kansas in the spotlight
Leavenworth Times, 1/18/2008

Sandy Praeger
National responsibility spotlights Kansas
Junction City Daily Union, 1/21/2008

Michael Hooper
BCBS layoffs moving closer
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2008
Mike Corn
WaKeeney City Council hires attorney to recover legal fees
Hays Daily News, 1/27/2008
The News Staff
Ex-insurance agent pleads guilty to theft
Hutchinson News, 1/31/2008 [Newsbank article]
Edie Hall
2007 weathered its storms with fewer damage claims than '06
Hutchinson News, 2/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Christine Metz
Senator: Insurance should cover weight-loss surgery
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2008
Associated Press
Kansas insurance claims drop
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2008
Sandy Praeger
Federal bill unnecessary
Metro News, 2/21/2008
Michael Hooper
Blue Cross lands deal for 40 jobs
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2008
Mark Fagan
Kansas commissioner decries 'death futures'
Lawrence Journal World, 2/24/2008
Tim Hrenchir
Not 'merely a body'
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2008
Chris Green
No insurance? Penalties may go up
Salina Journal, 2/26/2008
Chris Green
Sen. Umbarger-backed bill would crack down on uninsured drivers
Chanute Tribune, 2/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mary Clarkin
Officials promote county pool insurance
Hutchinson News, 2/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Hooper
Deal to retain workers falls through
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2008
Not shopping around [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/29/2008

Hurst Laviana
Rehab program charged with filing false claims
Wichita Eagle, 3/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Padilla
Are we so-called constituents worthy of attention? [letter to the editor]
Chanute Tribune, 3/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Paul Wenske
Stranger-originated life insurance a bad bet, regulators say
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Andi Atwater
Premium assistance cut from bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Martin Hawver
Scuffling over life insurance
Junction City Daily Union, 3/17/2008
Prudent plan [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 3/17/2008
Associated Press
Senate retreats on insurance
Iola Register, 3/19/2008
Associated Press
Bill covers more kids, postpones aid to adults
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2008
Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 3/21/2008
Mary Clarkin
Despite floods of past, few Kansans are insured
Hutchinson News, 3/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
House Oks health care legislation
Iola Register, 3/26/2008
Mary Clarkin
Wiley boiler not inspected since 2002
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Bill Roy
U.S. refuses to see insurance elephant
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Greg Schneider
It's not just your health it's your freedom
Kansas City Kansan, 4/2/2008
Nikki Patrick
Couple's trek for uninsured kids is a first
Hutchinson News, 4/5/2008
Associated Press
Pittsburg to Topeka long walk set for cause
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/6/2008
Dan Margolies
Kansas rethinks law on injuries
Kansas City Star, 4/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
SHICK awarded 2008 grant funding
Chanute Tribune, 4/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Praeger responds to U. S. Treasury proposals
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/11/2008
Eber Phelps
STOLI starting to make headlines in Topeka
Hays Daily News, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Green
Several courts keep man accused in insurance case busy
Hutchinson News, 4/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Nikki Patrick
Couple drawing attention to plight of uninsured kids
Emporia Gazette, 4/19/2008
Pat Roberts
Medicare cuts lead to less access to doctors
Wichita Eagle, 4/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Rhonda Holman
Tiny step help for uninsured is disappointing
Wichita Eagle, 4/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Cathy Harding
The uninsured
Emporia Gazette, 4/26/2008
A Lexus or walking: The real effect of insurance mandates
Kansas City Kansan, 4/30/2008
Christine Metz
Enduring cancer without coverage
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2008
Jan Biles
Reductions to Medicare feared
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2008
Gregory L. Schneider
The real effect of insurance mandates
Olathe Daily News, 5/7/2008
Deb Gruver
Auto, home insurance premiums on the rise
Wichita Eagle, 5/24/2008 [Newsbank article]