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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 Elections, 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

Barbara Hollingsworth
New state election law is contradictory
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/1/2009

Mark McCormick
Election disclosure law needs updating
Wichita Eagle, 1/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Hollingsworth
Kansas State board of education making history
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2009 [Newsbank article]

Brett Dalton
Locke plans to challenge Grant
Pittsburg Morning News, 1/14/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Kansas AG raises $203,000 for 2010 campaign
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/17/2009

Martin Hawver
Candidates invested millions in State elections
Junction City Daily Union, 1/26/2009

Pushing jobs
Garden City Telegram, 2/9/2009

Mary Clarkin
Some adjustments occurring before primary
Hutchinson News, 2/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

David Allen Seaton
Campaign reports show Abrams, Kelley spent heavily at the end
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/11/2009

John Hanna
Panel tackles energy
Salina Journal, 2/12/2009

Mary Clarkin
Several counties notified of bungled primary ballots
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Speaker optimistic about energy bill's chances
Garden City Telegram, 2/13/2009

Kathie Moore
Diverse approach to energy is best course
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Emil Ramirez
Entire state could benefit from wind
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2009 [Newsbank article]

House rejects reporting for issue ads in Kansas
Hays Daily News, 2/22/2009

Chris Green
Fourth GOP candidate entering race for 1st district
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2009

Our Opinion
Law causes more confusion than it saves money [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 3/7/2009

Jim Sullinger
Bill would lift veil off internet campaign donors
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Steve Kraske
Clay County botched up ballots
Kansas City Star, 3/15/2009

Scott Rothschild
Voter ID requirement up for consideration in Legislature
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2009

Dion Lefler
Congress hopeful offers a vacation
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2009

Worthy effort [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/30/2009

Duane Schrag
'Vote flipping' was not expected
Salina Journal, 4/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Duane Schrag
Former Salinan running for state office
Salina Journal, 4/21/2009 [Newsbank article]

Bob Sigman
Incumbents upended
Johnson County Sun, 4/22/2009

Mary Clarkin
1st district endorsements not forthcoming
Hutchinson News, 4/28/2009

Leonard Hall
Commission studies status of KSD
Olathe Daily News, 5/2/2009

Jim Sullinger
Opinion sought on alleged JCCC violations
Olathe Daily News, 5/2/2009

Steve Kraske and Dave Helling
Ethics laws have little bite, critics say
Kansas City Star, 5/6/2009

Andrew Nash
Scott introduced to PSU
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Chuck Kurtz
Horse trading in Topeka: Power plant for schools?
Johnson County Sun, 5/6/2009

Jordan Chapman
Walker: State may reduce USD 475 funding by $1.7M
Junction City Daily Union, 5/6/2009

Dion Lefler
Bill would let military send votes via e-mail
Wichita Eagle, 5/7/2009 [Newsbank article]

Monica Springer
Cook set to take over as tech dean
Garden City Telegram, 5/7/2009

Dion Lefler
E-mail voting bill passes the Kansas Senate
Wichita Eagle, 5/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

Ruth J. Heflin
School board [letters]
Leavenworth Times, 5/8/2009

KU's lesson [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Attorney: School funding cuts neglect state Constitution
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2009

Special to The Daily Union
Fort Hays State designated national center of academic excellence
Junction City Daily Union, 5/9/2009

Becca Knox
Emerging artist awards go to 2 from ESU
Emporia Gazette, 5/9-10/2009

Dave Seaton and Roy Graber
State budget leaves schools to make tough choices
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/11/2009

Bobbi Mlynar and Brandy Nance
School budgets get tighter
Emporia Gazette, 5/11/2009

Karrey Britt
Student fights to expand program
Lawrence Journal World, 5/11/2009

Lindsey Slater
School board can't put budget to rest
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2009

Mike Hall
Work force numbers low
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2009

Lindsey Slater
District must choose programs, positions to cut
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2009

Steve Rose
Will JCCC become a four-year school?
Johnson County Sun, 5/13/2009

Kristin Babcock
State plan cuts school funds
Johnson County Sun, 5/13/2009

Ann Marie Bush
School safe, for now
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2009

Taylor Atkins
Teaching license denied
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

George Diepenbrock
State moving toward online option for voter registration
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2009

Tim Carpenter
State drops ethics fine
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Overseas voting bill vetoed
Iola Register, 5/23/2009

George Diepenbrock
Reforms urged for state panel
Lawrence Journal World, 5/29/2009

John Hanna
Appointment to ethics panel raises eyebrows
Chanute Tribune, 5/29/2009 [Newsbank article]




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