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Members (Kansas Legislators)

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 MEMBERS (KANSAS LEGISLATORS), 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 MEMBERS (Kansas Legislators)
January through May, 2008


Mike Hendricks
State GOP seeks its day in sun
Kansas City Star, 1/1/2008


Leslie A. Droge [obituary]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2008
Jenalea Myers
Former governor cited for service
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/21/2008
State treasurer wants to serve in Congress
Iola Register, 1/31/2008
Iola Register
Jenkins campaigns
Emporia Gazette, 2/6/2008
Taddiken to seek re-election in Senate
Salina Journal, 2/7/2008
Foss Farrar
Goodwin to run for state Senate again
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/9/2008
Jeannine Koranda
Betts ready to file for run for Congress
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Legislators to appear on SHTPV program
Hays Daily News, 2/12/2008
Eric Swanson
George seeking third term in Kansas House
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/12/2008
Joey Berlin
Legislator liked her job at beef plant
Emporia Gazette, 2/12/2008
Foss Farrar
Kelley considers run against Goodwin
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/19/2008
Special To The Hays Daily News
Ostmeyer files for re-election
Hays Daily News, 2/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Wesley H. Sowers [obituary]
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Christina M. Woods
Documentary traces 'Rip' Gooch's rise
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jerry D. Williams
Defending my honor [letter to the editor]
Chanute Tribune, 2/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
The Morning Sun
Rep. Gatewood files for re-election
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jack A. Quinlan [obituary]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2008
Umbarger honored by National Guard
Chanute Tribune, 3/4/2008 [Newsbank article]
Special to The Hays Daily News
Johnson files for re-election
Hays Daily News, 3/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
The Morning Sun
Grant files for re-election in Kansas House
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Lawmaker's father dies
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2008
Harry C. Morris [obituary]
Hutchinson News, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Legislature honors former statesman
Lawrence Journal World, 3/26/2008
Jack Weinstein
Hodge to resign from Legislature
Olathe Daily News, 4/12/2008
Lee to appear on SHPTV
Hays Daily News, 4/21/2008
Jack Weinstein
Committee to elect Hodge replacement
Olathe Daily News, 4/23/2008
Sophia Maines
Former Gov. Mike Hayden honored for mental health reform efforts
Lawrence Journal World, 4/30/2008
Jack Weinstein
Schwab back in the House
Olathe Daily News, 4/30/2008
Associated Press
Clerk honored
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2008
Chris Green
Senator's absence from vote draws scrutiny
Hutchinson News, 5/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Richard Shank
Rep. Bethell at home in the Statehouse
Hutchinson News, 5/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Nicole Kelley
Cancer treatments don't slow lawmaker
Lawrence Journal World, 5/3/2008
Jeannine Koranda
Palmer will step down from Kansas Senate
Wichita Eagle, 5/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Rep. Wilk not running again
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2008
J-W Editorial

Legislature's loss [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2008


Bruce Symes
Get involved, candidate urges
Iola Register, 5/7/2008
Special to The Times
Wilk to retire from House after 16 years
Leavenworth Times, 5/9/2008
Mary Clarkin
Rivals will go shoe-to-toe in walk for mental illness
Hutchinson News, 5/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Candy Ruff
Sixteen lessons in 16 years
Leavenworth Times, 5/10/2008
David Klepper
Two state lawmakers decide to bid farewell
Kansas City Star, 5/12/2008
Jeannine Koranda
3rd Dist. race pulls Bush to Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 5/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Cates announces his farewell
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2008
Jeannine Koranda
Mulvane legislator suffers stroke
Wichita Eagle, 5/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mary Clarkin
It's politics over job for legislator
Hutchinson News, 5/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jack Weinstein
Kinzer, Olson to seek re-election
Olathe Daily News, 5/14/2008
Jeannine Koranda
Music, service defined Powers
Wichita Eagle, 5/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hall
Retiring talk show host dismissed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2008
John Hanna
Legislator dies at 73 after suffering stroke
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2008
Associated Press
Mulvane legislator Powers dies
Lawrence Journal World, 5/15/2008
Stu Butcher

Kansas Head Start honors Umbarger
Chanute Tribune, 5/15/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ted Powers [obit]
Wichita Eagle, 5/15/2008-5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Steve Kraske
Put a fork in Neufeld
Wichita Eagle, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mark Fagan
Sloan: Every Kansan should have access to broadband
Lawrence Journal World, 5/17/2008
Mary Clarkin
Hutch lawmaker may make run for Speaker post
Hutchinson News, 5/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
Brent D. Wistrom
Powers recalled as 'enjoyer of life'
Wichita Eagle, 5/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Drama, defeats mark tenure
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2008
John Hanna
Obama gets Kan. 'add-on' delegate
Lawrence Journal World, 5/18/2008
Scott Rothschild
Coal a burning election issue
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2008
J-W Staff Reports
Rep. Holland to run for state Senate
Lawrence Journal World, 5/20/2008
Jeannine Koranda
GOP to seek replacement for Powers
Wichita Eagle, 5/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Schmidt named national publicpolicy fellow
Chanute Tribune, 5/21/2008
Bobbi Mlynar
State Sen. Jim Barnett seeks re-election
Emporia Gazette, 5/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Special To The Times
Crow seeks reelection
Leavenworth Times, 5/21/2008


Mary Clarkin
Schwein vying for Light's House seat in the 124th
Hutchinson News, 5/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Incumbent legislators file for new terms
Junction City Daily Union, 5/21/2008

A worthwhile challenge [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Johnson County lawmaker will retire
Wichita Eagle, 5/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kansas House will honor Ted Powers
Wichita Eagle, 5/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Cates-online, in print
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/25/2008


Jeannine Koranda
2 seek to finish Powers' term
Wichita Eagle, 5/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


Deb Gruver
Counselor to fill Powers' term
Wichita Eagle, 5/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Farewell to '08 session, Ted Powers
Wichita Eagle, 5/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Journey latest to file for judge
Wichita Eagle, 5/30/2008 [Newsbank article]