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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 Labor, January through May, 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

January through May 2008

Diane Stafford
Kansas' decline in jobs is highest in nation
Kansas City Star, 1/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Sebelius touts technical training
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Democrats' immigration plan targets employers
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Susan Nickerson
Generational niches in the workforce
Hays Daily News, 1/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Lawmaker proposes big minimum wage hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2008

Scott Rothschild and Sophia Maines
Bill proposes increasing wage in state
Lawrence Journal World, 2/20/2008

Chris Green
An old debate: Will base pay hike help?
Hutchinson News, 2/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
James Carlson
Senate panel debates merit of raising minimum wage
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2008
Scott Rothschild
Proponents of higher state minimum wage look to cities to help workers
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2008

Scott Rothschild
Minimum wage proposal fails
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2008

Chris Green
Minimum wage boost sunk again
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Our View
Minimal help low wage makes Kansas look silly
Garden City Telegram, 3/24/2008
Tom Bell
This is a shameful wage [editorial]
Salina Journal, 3/25/2008
Mark Hirschey
Inconvenient truth about minimum wage
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2008
Kathy Hanks
Workers in Hutch rallying for universal living wage
Hutchinson News, 4/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jerry Siebenmark
The reach of tech jobs Wichita critical to state's IT industry
Wichita Eagle, 4/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Graham Kreicker
Take a stand minimum wage is too low
Lawrence Journal World, 4/27/2008
Tim Carpenter
Workplace injuries surging
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2008

Kenny Wilk
Economic stimulus [letters]
Leavenworth Times, 5/17/2008

Associated Press
GM union approves new contract at KCK plant
Lawrence Journal World, 5/22/2008

Chad Lawhorn
Library collection size could decrease
Lawrence Journal World, 5/22/2008

Rob Hotakainen
E-verify concerns mirrored nationwide
Wichita Eagle, 5/28/2008 [Newsbank article]