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June through December 2009
Newspaper Clippings Index

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, June through December, 2009.

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

June through December 2009

Susan Nickerson
Help is available to land the right employee
Hays Daily News, 6/2/2009 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty
Pittsburg's unemployment rate drops
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/3/2009 [Newsbank article]

Benefits extended
Kansas City Star, 6/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Special to The Daily Union
Additional unemployment compensation available
Junction City Daily Union, 6/6/2009

Associated Press
Second tier of benefits available to unemployed
Hutchinson News, 6/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson and Tim Carpenter
Hallmark reflects the times
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/19/2009

Special to The Daily Union
State gets nearly $69M in unemployment funds
Junction City Daily Union, 6/19/2009

Staff and Wire Reports
Jobless rates up in May
Kansas City Star, 6/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Unemployment on the rise in Sunflower State
Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/20/2009

Staff Reports
Jobless rate at 6.9% hits 26-year high
Lawrence Journal World, 6/20/2009

Christina Hansen
Kansas' jobless rate is highest in 26 years
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Staff Reports
Kan. jobless rate pressures state aid
Lawrence Journal World, 7/17/2009

John Hanna
Kansas jobless rate hits 7 percent in June
Dodge City Daily Union, 7/18/2009

Duane Schrag
Schwan's fined for fatal fall
Salina Journal, 7/21/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Health industry jobs at the heart
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

George Diepenbrock
Job seekers will have to re-equip with new skills
Lawrence Journal World, 7/27/2009

Chuck Kurtz
Unemployment up, retail sales down in JoCo
Johnson County Sun, 7/29/2009

Steve Rose
Kobach, the fanatic
Johnson County Sun, 7/29/2009

Kris Kobach
Rose is wrong on illegal immigration
Johnson County Sun, 8/5/2009

Eric Brown
Geary County unemployment spikes at 7.1 percent
Junction City Daily Union, 8/6/2009

Tim Carpenter
Jobless fund running dry
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/13/2009

Diane Stafford
Jobless fund runs low
Kansas City Star, 8/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

Deb Gruver
State jobless fund may need loan
Wichita Eagle, 8/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

Deb Gruver
Critics: Labor Dept. didn't forecast needs
Garden City Telegram, 8/15/2009

John Hanna
Kansas joblessness hit 7.7% in July
Hutchinson News, 8/22/2009

Kansas economy jobs vanish [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/23/2009

Martin Hawver
How benefits become entitlements
Junction City Daily Union, 8/25/2009

County's jobless rate drops slightly
Chanute Tribune, 8/25/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Kansas labor chief grilled about unemployment fund
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/26/2009

John Hanna
Lawmakers grill state labor chief unemployment funds discussed
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/26/2009

Eric Brown
State: County's jobless rate jumps again
Junction City Daily Union, 8/27/2009

Special to The Daily Union
State extended benefits available
Junction City Daily Union, 8/28/2009

Eric Swanson
Dodge's unemployment rate below state's
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/29/2009

Jason Probst
A layoff in the family
Hutchinson News, 8/30/2009 [Newsbank article]

Clara Kilbourn
Four-day school week getting good grade
Hutchinson News, 8/30/2009 [Newsbank article]

Kathy Hanks
Jobs exist, but pay is big hurdle
Hutchinson News, 8/30/2009 [Newsbank article]

Jan Biles
Jobless needn't fret; checks will be there
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/5/2009

Angela Deines
Older workers stay in, go back
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/7/2009 [Newsbank article]

Special to The Daily Union
Garner: Kansas labor market changing dramatically
Junction City Daily Union, 9/8/2009

Martin Hawver
Kansas employers staying classified
Junction City Daily Union, 9/8/2009

David Klepepr
Two state agencies help union get data
Kansas City Star, 9/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
State unemployment rate dips
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/18/2009

Dan Voorhis
Unemployment drops; worst may be over
Wichita Eagle, 9/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Kansas sees sizable drop in unemployment rate
Kansas City Star, 9/19/2009

John Hanna
State jobless rate falls, but clouds hold
Hutchinson News, 9/19/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
GOP, Parkinson debate letters on union's behalf
Lawrence Journal World, 9/19/2009

John Hanna
Kansas unemployment drops to 7.1 percent in August
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/21/2009

Mike Corn
Unemployment drops in Ellis Co.
Hays Daily News, 9/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Kansas agencies end assistance to union
Kansas City Star, 9/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

Amy J. Blankenbiller
Government blitz aims at workers
Kansas City Star, 9/22/2009

Associated Press
Agencies back off records request for union
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/22/2009

Mike Hendricks
Jobless recovery? Not here
Kansas City Star, 9/23/2009

Staff Reports
Jobless rate improves, but labor market still weak
Lawrence Journal World, 10/21/2009

Associated Press
Jobless rate dips, but economy seen as weak
Garden City Telegram, 10/22/2009

John Green
Jobless rate declines
Hutchinson News, 10/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
State economy seen as weak despite dip in jobless rate
Lawrence Journal World, 10/22/2009

Shajia Ahmad
Unemployment in southwest Kansas lower than other areas
Garden City Telegram, 10/27/2009

Phil Anderson
Labor: Computers available at state workforce centers
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/28/2009

Tom Bell
Train them or lose them [editorial]
Salina Journal, 10/29/2009

Eric Brown
Rise in county labor force unexplained
Junction City Daily Union, 10/29/2009

Diane Stafford
Mixed news on hiring
Kansas City Star, 11/17/2009

John Milburn
Oct. jobless rate sees a dip to 6.4%
Hutchinson News, 11/21/2009

John Milburn
Signals mixed on jobs
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/21/2009

Dion Lefler
State benefit fund sapped
Wichita Eagle, 12/3/2009

Staff Reports
Renewal of jobless benefits called for
Lawrence Journal World, 12/8/2009



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