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Economic Development

2009 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 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, January through May, 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

January through May, 2009

Mark Fagan
Kansas households move in 'near-perfect balance'
Lawrence Journal World, 1/11/2009

Eric Brown
City oks $550,000 to attract bio-science company
Junction City Daily Union, 1/14/2009

Chris Green
The bare truth - Economy, Kansas' growing problem colliding
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Businesses oppose cuts to Kan. economic agencies
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/21/2009

Tim Hrenchir
Sumner finally sold
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2009

Jerry Moran
Pledge to work
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Weatherization's wise [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2009 [Newsbank article]

Funds will help fight blight
Garden City Telegram, 1/30/2009

Tim Hrenchir
City mulls couple's plans
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2009

Jerry Siebenmark
State may lose KTEC advantage
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
All atwitter about marketing the state fair
Hutchinson News, 2/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Ralph Ostmeyer
Change needed to protect small-town carnivals
Hays Daily News, 2/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Eric Brown
Amarillo bioscience CEO anxious to complete deal
Junction City Daily Union, 2/24/2009

Real estate housing market [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2009

Patrick Holderbach
Anticipated research jobs delayed
Manhattan Mercury, 3/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Agency denies holding back expense records
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2009

Patrick Lowry
Taking care of business [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Courier Views
Let's hear about housing
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/17/2009

J-W Staff reports
Bill would abolish KTEC
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2009

Economic development home to depot [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2009

Dan Margolies
Expanding in JOCO
Kansas City Star, 3/24/2009

Kansas ExpoCentre busy venues [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2009

Beccy Tanner
Song to promote small-town life
Hays Daily News, 4/1/2009

John Green
Rural life awaits 'explorers'
Hutchinson News, 4/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

Jonathan Williams
Kansas becoming more competitve
Olathe Daily News, 4/8/2009

Scott Rothschild
Report calls for changes to KTEC
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2009

Jason Gertzen and David Klepper
Veto imperils fate of KTEC
Kansas City Star, 4/14/2009

John Hanna
State agency's future in doubt
Salina Journal, 4/15/2009

John Hanna
GOP wants to perserve development agency
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/15/2009

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius' KTEC cut could cost KU jobs
Lawrence Journal World, 4/15/2009

Scott Rothschild
KTEC chief accuses assessor of impropriety
Lawrence Journal World, 4/15/2009

Facts, not spin [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/17/2009

Kansas can't afford to keep funding KTEC [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 4/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
Incubator work not dependent on KTEC
Lawrence Journal World, 4/18/2009

Dave Seaton and Joshua Ames
Area businesses benefiting from KTEC
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/18/2009

Thomas E. Lauerman
KTEC, an engine for growth in Kansas, should be saved
Kansas City Star, 4/20/2009

Courier Views
Keep KTEC a free-standing agency
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/20/2009

Kathy Hanks
Corrections funding cuts put Ellsworth motel in bind
Hutchinson News, 4/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

Andy Hyland
Bioscience efforts increased focus in the community
Lawrence Journal World, 4/21/2009

Scott Rothschild
KTEC loan attracts scrutiny
Lawrence Journal World, 4/21/2009

Bill Felber
Texas to sue Homeland Security over NBAF
Manhattan Mercury, 4/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

Ethical concern [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2009

Associated Press
Texas researchers prepare to sue government over biolab
Hays Daily News, 4/22/2009

Associated Press
Official on board of firm with state loan
Junction City Daily Union, 4/22/2009

Scott Rothschild
Struggling firm financed by KTEC
Lawrence Journal World, 4/23/2009

Scott Rothschild
Texas' lawsuit over NBAF is criticized
Lawrence Journal World, 4/23/2009

Michelle Roberts
Texas group to sue over biolab in Kansas
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/23/2009

Scott Rothschild
State leaders pursuing budget on agro-defense facility
Lawrence Journal World, 4/24/2009

Chad Lawhorn
City grappling with industrial growth
Lawrence Journal World, 4/24/2009

Sarah Nightingale
State AG ready to help in lawsuit over NBAF
Manhattan Mercury, 4/24-25/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Texas claims Kansas didn't play fair during NBAF selection
Lawrence Journal World, 4/25/2009

Jay Humbard
Kansas needs KTEC
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/25/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Democrats predict KTEC changes
Lawrence Journal World, 4/25/2009

Texas tantrum [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/27/2009

Research facility Texas wind [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Jason Gertzen and David Klepper
KTEC's future remains in doubt
Kansas City Star, 4/28/2009

Business center has new Web site
Johnson County Sun, 4/29/2009

Dion Lefler
How will suspension of jet affect aid?
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2009 [Newsbank article]

Robert Herrington
Keep KTEC [public forum]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/30/2009

Associated Press
Parkinson may preserve KTEC funds
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Jordan Chapman
Grant would fill JCAC coordinator position
Junction City Daily Union, 5/7/2009

Joe Monaco
Now playing: 'Kansas moments' tourism commercials
Junction City Daily Union, 5/7/2009

Russ Morgan
City approves demolition permits
Emporia Gazette, 5/7/2009

Robert Herrington
Keep KTEC [letters]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2009

KTEC future [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2009

David Klepper
Annexation limits passed
Kansas City Star, 5/13/2009

Brandy Nance
County withdraws from HUD stabilization program
Emporia Gazette, 5/15/2009

Scott Rothschild
KTEC board clears CEO
Lawrence Journal World, 5/15/2009

Tim Carpenter
Future of KTEC in question
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/17/2009

KTEC self-defense [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2009

Jason Gertzen
Technology economic growth chief quits
Kansas City Star, 5/20/2009

Scott Rothschild
KTEC's leader resigns
Lawrence Journal World, 5/20/2009

Andy Hyland
KU, business team up on biofuel refining
Lawrence Journal World, 5/20/2009

Christine Metz
KBA approves $11M in new projects
Lawrence Journal World, 5/20/2009

Scott Rothschild
Senator seeks KTEC review
Lawrence Journal World, 5/21/2009

Associated Press
As Kan. economic agency faces foggy future, leader to exit
Hutchinson News, 5/21/2009 [Newsbank article]

Heartland to receive loans for area projects
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

KTEC reprieve [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/24/2009

Chuck Kurtz and Loren Stanton
'We'll be back again next year. . .'
Johnson County Sun, 5/27/2009

Rick Babson
Mirror on Olathe reports offer just glimmers of hope [opinions]
Olathe Daily News, 5/27/2009

Economic development job retention [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2009

Jamie Willey
Cooperation part of SEK tourism
Chanute Tribune, 5/29/2009 [Newsbank article]




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