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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 TAXATION, 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

Martin Hawver
What? Lower taxes to make more revenue?
Junction City Daily Union, 6/1/2009

Ben Wearing
Saline County's tax money [editorial]
Salina Journal, 6/3/2009

Scott Rothschild
Tax credit plan not paying off for state's universities
Lawrence Journal World, 6/8/2009

Scott Rothschild
Tax reform would help state budget, advocacy group says
Lawrence Journal World, 6/19/2009

Jeff Bright
Time for some tea?
Emporia Gazette, 6/26/2009

Gary Brunk
State needs tax system that is efficient, fair
Wichita Eagle, 6/28/2009 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Kansas' June tax revenues exceed May's, but still lag
Kansas City Star, 7/1/2009

What's holding up your Kansas tax refund?
Kansas City Star, 7/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

The Morning Sun
KDOR seizes Hornback's Posy Shop
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/14/2009

Reality checks come in form of unpaid taxes [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 7/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Michael Mansur and Lynn Horsley
Higher levies to get look
Kansas City Star, 8/6/2009

Martin Hawver
No one going hog wild over this tax credit
Hays Daily News, 8/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

Chuck Kurtz
State tax law changes are squeezing city budgets
Johnson County Sun, 8/12/2009

Jim Sullinger
Think tank says Kansas is hoarding $2 billion
Kansas City Star, 8/15/2009

Tim Carpenter
Off the rolls, off the books
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/16/2009

Associated Press
Kan. revenue secretary criticizes tax exemptions
Hutchinson News, 8/17/2009

Special funds worth exploring [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 8/17/2009

Special exemptions money waived [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/19/2009 [Newsbank article]

Kathy Hanks
State alters ruling on distribution center's value
Hutchinson News, 8/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

Ric Anderson
Lob a tax exemption my way
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/23/2009

Mark Fagan
Credits benefit homeless shelter, day care
Lawrence Journal World, 9/2/2009

The Capital-Journal
Commerce Dept. awards community tax credits
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/2/2009

Russ Morgan
Here come the anxious, angry brides
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/3/2009

Bob Johnson
Area farmers frown on tax
Iola Register, 9/5/2009

David Clouston
Who's up for another tax?
Salina Journal, 9/19/2009

Historic preservation tough sell [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/22/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
Close-out sale replaces auction at Madelynn's
Emporia Gazette, 9/30/2009

John Milburn
Kansas' September revenues trail forecast
Winfield Daily Courier, 10/1/2009

Geregory M. Fedorchuk
Don't ok new tax break [letters to the editor]
Junction City Daily Union, 10/13/2009

Yael T. Abouhalkah
Weigh tax breaks wisely as development gears up
Kansas City Star, 10/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Gwyn Mellinger
Column: State could try call-in fundraising
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/22/2009

Scott Rothschild
Poll examines attitudes on taxes
Lawrence Journal World, 10/26/2009

Michael Strand
Overhaul tax structure
Salina Journal, 10/29/2009

Mary Clarkin
A tax strategy to boost budget
Hutchinson News, 10/29/2009 [Newsbank article]

Michael Strand
Hammond: Reform required
Hays Daily News, 10/30/2009

The Star's Editorial
Protecting Kansas taxpayer [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 10/30/2009

Associated Press
Kansas tax collections almost $15M short in October
Winfield Daily Courier, 10/31/2009

John Hanna
Gov. sees state moving closer to tax increase
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/31/2009

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Incredible ideas like tax hikes, just the ticket [opinion]
Iola Register, 11/2/2009

Our View
Finding funds [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 11/2/2009

Tim Carpenter
Forum: Hike in taxes unlikely
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/4/2009

Duane Schrag
Officials to discuss pipeline options
Salina Journal, 11/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
County leaders question tax breaks for pipeline company
Winfield Daily Courier, 11/11/2009

John Hanna
Analysis: Kansas woes make tax debate inevitable
Emporia Gazette, 11/16/2009

Richard Baker
Fixing an inequitable tax system beats furloughs, endless cutbacks [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 11/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Official: Repealing tax exemptions would help finance state services
Lawrence Journal World, 11/19/2009

John Hanna
State's woes make tax debate inevitable
Chanute Tribune, 11/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansans taking advantage of tax credit
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/22/2009

Tax priorities [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 11/22/2009

Associated Press
Nov. revenues in Kan. slightly ahead of estimates
Emporia Gazette, 12/1/2009

Dion Lefler
Secretary pushes to repeal tax exemptions
Wichita Eagle, 12/4/2009

Bob Sigman
Tax increase at talk stage
Johnson County Sun, 12/9/2009

Special to The Times
Court rules in property tax exemption case
Leavenworth Times, 12/12/2009

Scott Rothschild
Governor may change tax code to bring in more revenue
Lawrence Journal World, 12/13/2009

John Hanna
Kansas governor drifting toward higher tax plan
Hutchinson News, 12/14/2009

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Gov. Parkinson, ask for a tax increase, already [editorial]
Iola Register, 12/15/2009



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