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Social Services

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 SOCIAL SERVICES, June through December, 2009.

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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

June through December 2009

Anne Kazmierczak
Need for foster homes grows
Iola Register, 6/2/2009

Leonard Hall
Interpreter shortage getting worse
Olathe Daily News, 6/3/2009

Robert Boczkiewicz
Appeals court revives case
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/6/2009

Kevin Wright
Kansas takes small step for autism
Olathe Daily News, 6/6/2009

John Green
Report shows drop in Kan. homelessness
Hutchinson News, 6/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

Phil Anderson
Fewer without homes locally
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/11/2009

Scott Rothschild
Report shows big decrease in number of homeless
Lawrence Journal World, 6/11/2009

Shajia Ahmad
GCCC provides services, tracks refugees
Garden City Telegram, 6/25/2009

Rachael Gray
Mexican-American ministries receives grant money
Garden City Telegram, 6/25/2009

Stu Butcher
More foster care homes needed
Chanute Tribune, 6/26/2009 [Newsbank article]

Kaley Conner
High plains mental health dealing with financial concerns
Hays Daily News, 6/30/2009 [Newsbank article]

Ray Segebrecht
Disability funding 'I'm at my wits' end'
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/1/2009

Salina Journal
Beloit juvenile facility closing
Salina Journal, 7/3/2009 [Newsbank article]

The Salina Journal
State will close youth facility in Beloit
Hays Daily News, 7/3/2009

Tim Carpenter
State agrees to pay $875K
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/7/2009

John Hanna
Kansas agrees to pay $975K to settle social worker lawsuit
Lawrence Journal World, 7/7/2009

Shaun Hittle
State addresses process of confining mentally ill
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2009

Special to The Daily Union
Woman sentenced for defrauding medicaid
Junction City Daily Union, 7/15/2009

Special to The Daily Union
Some Kansans get help paying high utility bills
Junction City Daily Union, 7/17/2009

Joe Lambe
Day-care provider charged in death
Kansas City Star, 7/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Ethics agency won't apologize, pay Topekan
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Mike Shields
Medicaid backlog grows
Iola Register, 7/23/2009

Bob Johnson
Budget woes 'a math problem'
Iola Register, 7/24/2009

Leonard Hall
Realignment helps neither deaf, blind
Olathe Daily News, 7/25/2009

State revenues special costs [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/27/2009

Mary Clarkin
Audit web site's idea button a hit
Garden City Telegram, 7/28/2009

Tim Cunningham
Tri-Valley CDDO funding reduced
Chanute Tribune, 8/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Parkinson: 'We can manage'
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/4/2009

New WIC healthy food choices mean healthier moms and kids
Chanute Tribune, 8/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Patrick Lowry
Dressing for work [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 8/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

The Wichita Eagle
Public workers need to know they'll get what's coming to them
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/6/2009

John Hanna
KDOT reduces allowance for protective gear
Lawrence Journal World, 8/6/2009

John Hanna
Stimulus will aid Capitol project
Hutchinson News, 8/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

Budget cuts endanger us [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 8/12/2009

Adrielle Harvey
State board approves budgets for deaf, blind
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Opponents still want to restrict Kan. adult stores
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

Joe Lambe
Treatment instead of jail time
Kansas City Star, 8/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
More spending cuts sought
Lawrence Journal World, 8/15/2009

Tim Carpenter
GOP to look for reductions
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Budget panel to hold special meeting
Junction City Daily Union, 8/15-17/2009

Associated Press
$2 billion identified as unused funds
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/16/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Schools for deaf, blind may share campus
Lawrence Journal World, 8/18/2009

Scott Rothschild
State budget already has been cut to bone
Lawrence Journal World, 8/21/2009

John Hanna
Kansas budget cuts, deficit contemplated
Lawrence Journal World, 8/21/2009

John Green
Cuts limit SRS help for teens
Hutchinson News, 8/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Green
State budget cuts limit SRS help for teenagers
Hays Daily News, 8/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Kansas budget debate really about schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/24/2009

John Green
S. Hutch SRS center among sites closing
Hutchinson News, 8/26/2009 [Newsbank article]

Bob Sigman
Misguided move on fiscal crisis
Johnson County Sun, 8/26/2009

Jan Biles
SRS to consolidate, eliminate jobs
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/26/2009

Phil Anderson
Space scarce at Rescue Mission
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/29/2009

Associated Press
Arts an easy target as many states cut their budgets
Manhattan Mercury, 8/30/2009

Martin Hawver
Estimators will decide Gov.'s, legislators future
Junction City Daily Union, 9/1/2009

John Milburn
August was good for state revenues
Hutchinson News, 9/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Kansas revenue tops forecast for August
Lawrence Journal World, 9/1/2009

Bob Sigman
Undercutting the budget
Johnson County Sun, 9/2/2009

For the disabled, little clout and fading hope [star's editorial]
Kansas City Star, 9/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Shelly
When young adults 'graduate to the living room'
Kansas City Star, 9/6/2009

Adrielle Harvey
New location, new life
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/16/2009

Special to The Daily Union
KRS to host listening tour
Junction City Daily Union, 9/26-27/2009

Kathryn Waller
Budget cuts draining Big Lakes
Manhattan Mercury, 9/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Fate of KNI, Parsons in air
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/28/2009

Corey Jones
Windfall means upgrade
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/28/2009

Tim Carpenter
State hospitals families speak out
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/29/2009

Chad Lawhorn
Grant to help county families secure housing aid
Lawrence Journal World, 10/2/2009

Mary Clarkin
Youth shelter sees decline after law change
Hutchinson News, 10/7/2009 [Newsbank article]

Steve Halley
We can do better
Leavenworth Times, 10/8/2009

Brandy Nance
Safe haven law
Emporia Gazette, 10/8/2009

Ashley Anstaett
Six announces donations to improve mental health services
Junction City Daily Union, 10/10-12/2009

A tough call [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 10/11/2009

Shajia Ahmad
Grant to offer help for homeless
Garden City Telegram, 10/14/2009

Our View
Staying home
Garden City Telegram, 10/17/2009

Associated Press
Kan. has backlog of medicaid applications
Hutchinson News, 10/20/2009

Jeanie Zortman
Kansas must work harder to help autistic people [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/26/2009

David Klepper
Mental health facility to stay open
Kansas City Star, 10/28/2009 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Families: Closing KNI simply unimaginable
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/28/2009

Tim Hrenchir
Wait lists could grow
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/1/2009

KBI registry child abuse [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/4/2009

Fiscal neglect in Kansas [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 11/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

The Star's Editorial
When the state fails the neediest [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 11/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

Our View
Caution urged on closures [editorial]
Junction City Daily Union, 11/14-16/2009

The Kansas City Star
Despite budget woes, lawmakers must help disabled Kansans
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/17/2009

Shajia Ahmad
Agencies left to deal with less
Garden City Telegram, 12/3/2009

Mike Hendricks
It's time to stamp out stereotype
Kansas City Star, 12/4/2009

Jeannine Koranda
Cuts will slow down medicaid process
Wichita Eagle, 12/5/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
Daycare license suspended
Emporia Gazette, 12/7/2009

James Carlson
Use of food stamps steadily rising in area
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/7/2009

David Klepper
Custody laws up for review
Kansas City Star, 12/8/2009

Chuck Kurtz
Mental health takes hard hit
Johnson County Sun, 12/9/2009

Karrey Britt
State regulations on day cares fail to fight obesity
Lawrence Journal World, 12/12/2009

James Carlson
Tough decision ahead
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/16/2009



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