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Penal Institutions

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 PENAL INSTITUTIONS, 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

Tim Linn
Parkinson tours USDB, meets with officials
Leavenworth Times, 6/20/2009

Associated Press
Cuts end prison jobs program in Hutch
Wichita Eagle, 6/26/2009 [Newsbank article]

Dave Seaton
More cuts to corrections may come, warden says
Winfield Daily Courier, 6/26/2009

Associated Press
Budget cuts force Kansas prisons to cut programs
Lawrence Journal World, 6/26/2009

Courier Views
Steve Morris has got it right
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/2/2009

Ray Nolting
Correction camp closes doors
Chanute Tribune, 7/2/2009

Tim Hrenchir
Board denies parole for 88-year-old man
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Officials: State less safe
Lawrence Journal World, 7/10/2009

Painful choices [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2009

Scott Rothschild
Prisons stretched on mental health treatment resources
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2009

Bob Sigman
Public safety compromised
Johnson County Sun, 7/22/2009

Ray Nolting
Labettte camp denied federal grant money
Chanute Tribune, 7/24/2009

Jim Suhr
States target prison cuts, raising worries among workers
Lawrence Journal World, 7/29/2009

Hutchinson prison honored for recycling program
Lawrence Journal World, 8/2/2009

Bill Blankenship
State officials against move
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Taylor
GOP leaders decry Ft. Leavenworth plan
Lawrence Journal World, 8/4/2009

Dawn Bormann
Brownback: 'We don't want them'
Wichita Eagle, 8/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Gitmo reports worry residents, officials
Hutchinson News, 8/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Guantanamo Bay Gitmo option [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/5/2009

John Milburn
Parkinson says no to detainees
Lawrence Journal World, 8/6/2009

John Milburn
Parkinson repeats: No detainees in Kansas
Chanute Tribune, 8/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

David Goldstein
Senators block nominees over Gitmo
Wichita Eagle, 8/7/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Prison cutbacks threaten safety
Lawrence Journal World, 8/25/2009

Ken Stephens
Prisons can't contain rising medical costs
Hutchinson News, 9/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Prisons struggle with increased medical costs
Lawrence Journal World, 9/21/2009

Ken Stephens
Prisons can't contain medical costs
Garden City Telegram, 9/21/2009

Emerson Lynn, Jr
State prisons pay high health bills [opinion]
Iola Register, 9/22/2009

Prisoner to health care [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/25/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Women's prison : sex trade
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/4/2009

Tim Carpenter
Tryst, abortion, probation
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/5/2009

Associated Press
Paper finds sex-for-drugs at prison
Kansas City Star, 10/5/2009

Department of corrections prison trade [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/6/2009

Tim Carpenter
Prison case 'indefensible'
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/6/2009

John Milburn
Chief: Illegal sex a problem in Kan. prisons
Hutchinson News, 10/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tom Bell
Problems deserve review [editorial]
Salina Journal, 10/7/2009

Tim Carpenter
Former inmate speaks out
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/7/2009

John Hanna
Governor takes steps for review of prisons
Hutchinson News, 10/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Parkinson seeks outside review of state prisons
Junction City Daily Union, 10/15/2009

Roger Werholtz
Irresponsible prison articles
Salina Journal, 10/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
State prisons face scrutiny
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/15/2009

David Klepper
Parkinson seeks prison review
Kansas City Star, 10/15/2009

James Carlson
Youth center in 'chaos'
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/18/2009

Prison system a look inside [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/18/2009

Associated Press
Kansas legislative auditors reviewing prisons
Leavenworth Times, 10/21/2009

A few too many [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 10/22/2009

Tim Carpenter
A guard's drive for sex
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/25/2009

Associated Press
Kansas prison officials consider more monitoring
Manhattan Mercury, 10/26/2009

Under review [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 10/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Department of corrections prison audits [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/29/2009

James Carlson
Reporter's prison access under scrutiny
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/30/2009

Associated Press
Corrections department seeks to sanction attorney
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/31/2009

Tim Carpenter
Consultant group to review TCF
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/5/2009

James Carlson
Lawyer disputes ethics charge
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/5/2009

Tim Carpenter
Panel discusses frequency of parole hearings
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/11/2009

Tim Carpenter
State prison a foreign reality
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/11/2009

Kansas department of corrections losing focus [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/15/2009

James Carlson
Youth facility being probed
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/27/2009



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