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Social Services

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 SOCIAL SERVICES, 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


ARTICLES ON SOCIAL SERVICES
January through May, 2008


Hurst Laviana
SRS tops list of residents' concerns
Wichita Eagle, 1/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Advocates seek state funds to meet needs
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2008


The Morning Sun
Teleconference on tap for SRS partners, stake holders
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/12/2008


SRS to accept energy aid applications
Junction City Daily Union, 1/15/2008


Scott Rothschild
Mental health centers shocked by Sebelius' proposed budget
Lawrence Journal World, 1/17/2008


Associated Press
Association gives Kansas low marks for child care
Hays Daily News, 1/23/2008


Suzanne Perez Tobias
Kansas again earns low marks in child care
Wichita Eagle, 1/23/2008
[Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kansas gets low marks on child care
Lawrence Journal World, 1/24/2008


Associated Press
Kansas scores zero in child care oversight
Hutchinson News, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ann Marie Bush
Standards to be provided for child care professionals
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2008


Christine Metz
New union puts pressure on SRS
Lawrence Journal World, 1/28/2008


Richard Morrissey
State's child care grade needs some clarifying
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Joe Rodriguez
Homeless plan gets public input
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Dave Stephens
Leave direction of social service funds to people
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Janis Cox and Denise Gunkel
Homeless proposal a good step forward
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


Lisa Lucero
Residents might be unaware of food assistance
Garden City Telegram, 2/23/2008


Christine Metz
Disability backlog creating hardship
Lawrence Journal World, 2/24/2008


Randy Scholfield
Partners support for homeless plan
Wichita Eagle, 2/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
Homeless shelter seeks zoning variance to make location change easier
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2008


Joshua Ames
Cowley County gets $17,665 for emergency assistance
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/8/2008


Laura Scott
A looming setback for Kansas child care
Kansas City Star, 3/10/2008


Randy Scholfield
Fund it homeless plan will take commitment
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Brent D. Wistrom
County approves homelessness plan
Wichita Eagle, 3/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Christina M. Woods
Bill would create support system for dads
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Legislators disagree on health care bill for poor families
Lawrence Journal World, 3/19/2008
Michael Woods
Strengthen families
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Abuse report spurs day-care shutdown
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2008
Tim Potter
Girl died while left in small car seat
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
1-year-old dies at day care
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2008
Mark Fagan
Day care: Allegation a misunderstanding
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2008
Randy Scholfield
Talk cheap city has responsibility to help homeless
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Benita Y. Williams
Home hoping to ease concern
Kansas City Star, 4/2/2008
Jason Watkins
Sad day for Kansas
Johnson County Sun, 4/3/2008
Mary Clarkin
Cash sits unclaimed with state-unbeknownst to many public agencies, their money is earning interest for state
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Janis Lee
Bill would allow golf carts on city streets
Hays Daily News, 4/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Dan Faber
Pig in a poke
Hays Daily News, 4/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Dan Johnson
Making sense of a $13.4B budget
Hays Daily News, 4/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Fight over aid to poor delaying health bill
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Manhattan Mercury
Political cartoon
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/9/2008

Greta Goodwin
Senate adjourned after busy session
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/10/2008


Courier Views
Avoiding the road taken by Oklahoma
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/10/2008
Associated Press
State revenues exceed expectations in March
Chanute Tribune, 4/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
State revenues exceed forecast
Salina Journal, 4/10/2008
Stephanie Farley
Lawmakers: Funds tough to come by
Garden City Telegram, 4/11/2008
Brandy Nance
Children in poverty increase in Lyon Co.
Emporia Gazette, 4/12/2008

Brandon Worf
Focus of forum switches from coal bills
Hays Daily News, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]



Patrick Lowry
Picking the plate that represents the state of Kansas
Hays Daily News, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Morning Sun
Kansas in top 10 most business friendly states
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
State budget subject to financial outlook
Manhattan Mercury, 4/16/2008
John Hanna
New fiscal budget forcast more pessimistic
Junction City Daily Union, 4/17/2008
Jim Sullinger
Kansas budget takes hit from revenue drop
Kansas City Star, 4/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jeannine Koranda
State revenue looks $130 million short
Wichita Eagle, 4/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Fiscal forecast more dismal
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2008
Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 4/18/2008
Tim Carpenter
Social Security divides candidates
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2008
James Carlson
Statehouse renovations capitol coverup
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2008
Associated Press
Workers begin replacing stone facade of Kansas Statehouse
Hutchinson News, 4/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Workers begin replacing stone facade of Kansas Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World, 4/20/2008
The Capital-Journal

While you were thinking about the energy bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2008


Jim Sullinger
Lawmakers foresee financial woe
Kansas City Star, 4/20/2008
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Legislative session it can be done
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2008


John Hanna
Budget to dominate wrap-up
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2008
James Carlson
Action on bills set for today
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2008
Jeannine Koranda and David Klepper
Kansas abortion measure vetoed
Kansas City Star, 4/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jeannnine Koranda and David Klepper
Sebelius signs five bills into law
Wichita Eagle, 4/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Sarah Nightingale
Caring for kids with no homes
Manhattan Mercury, 4/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Eagle Staff and News Services
Kansas gets 'B' for abuse disclosure
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Lawmakers cheat children in need
Garden City Telegram, 5/10/2008
Jeanie Zortman
Your Views
Garden City Telegram, 5/10/2008
Jeanie Zortman
State is failing to help autistic children [letters to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/13/2008
Mike Hall
Topeka's housing agency receives energy honor
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2008
David R. Wilson
Service deserves funding
Hutchinson News, 5/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kaley Lyon
DSNWK's Michaud looking to future for financial help from legislators
Hays Daily News, 5/15/2008

Emily Behlmann
Meeting newcomers' needs
Garden City Telegram, 5/16/2008

Christine Metz
KDHE updating regulations for foster care families
Lawrence Journal World, 5/18/2008


Christine Metz
Temporary stay can transition to adoption for some families
Lawrence Journal World, 5/18/2008
James Carlson
Snack bar owner wants change in currency size
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/22/2008