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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 Gaming, January through May, 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

January through May, 2009

Rick Alm
Layoffs at gaming agency
Kansas City Star, 1/7/2009

Racing and gaming commission to lay off 11 staffers
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/7/2009

Bill Draper
Casino quietly marks 1st anniversary
Lawrence Journal World, 1/9/2009

Associated Press
KCK casino sees success in first year
Wichita Eagle, 1/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Eric Swanson
And so it begins
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/10/2009

Associated Press
Casino meeting violated law
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2009

Gaming on hold [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2009

Fred Mann
Judge rejects casino annexation
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Gaming commissioners offer to take pay cut
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Martin Hawver
Will deficit change smell of gambling revenue?
Junction City Daily Union, 1/19/2009

Associated Press
No applicants make casino deadline
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
No casino applicants for SE Kansas
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/22/2009

Andrew D. Brosig
Gaming could get boost
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/24/2009 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty
Menghini to propose gaming bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/25/2009 [Newsbank article]

Rick Alm
Hard rock may still roll in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 1/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty
Menghini introduces gaming bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/30/2009 [Newsbank article]

Jacob W. Brower
Legislature should pass Menghini's gaming bill [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas running out of luck?
Salina Journal, 2/2/2009

Rick Alm
Gambling issues lose momentum in Kansas House
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty
Menghini fighting for gaming bill to be heard
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
House speaker O'Neal against chaning Kan. gambling law
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/7/2009

Another View
Southeast Kansas casino once seemed like a safe bet
Manhattan Mercury, 2/9/2009

Jeannine Koranda and Deb Gruver
Bill seeks revote on Greyhound Park slots
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

The Joplin Globe
State voices what a difference time makes [editorial]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/9/2009

Rick Alm
Kansas repeat seen out east
Kansas City Star, 2/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Settled voters have spoken on slots at track [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Rick Alm
In search of big jackpots
Kansas City Star, 2/10/2009

John Green
Lottery theft is revealed
Hutchinson News, 2/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Lottery chief: Gambling bill would help SE
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/12/2009

Ric Anderson
Legislation would require lower investment in casinos
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Fred Mann
Mulvane to appeal ruling on annexation
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Casino issue heats up Mulvane city council race
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/23/2009

Associated Press
Proposed casino heats up council race
Garden City Telegram, 2/24/2009

Rick Alm
It's time to stimulate Kansas' tourist trade
Kansas City Star, 3/3/2009

Fred Mann
Sumner County Casino casino developer to apply for 2 sites
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Two casino proposals in line for Mulvane
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/5/2009

Resort casinos risky wager
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Eagle staff and news service
Slots at tracks could be back on ballots
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Rick Alm
KC casinos hold steady
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

Gambling redux? [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2009

Carl Manning
Kansas speedway reapplying for casino
Junction City Daily Union, 3/11/2009

Fred Mann
County, state both pass on slots vote
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Obscure rule may hinder Dodge casino
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

Eric Swanson
Hope remains casino issue will be ironed out
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/13/2009

Jeannine Koranda
Bill may block land for casino in Mulvane
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2009

John Hanna
House advances bill to block casino
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Judge: State can keep $25M
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2009

Rick Alm
Rules in Kansas need fixing
Kansas City Star, 3/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Fred Mann and Jeannine Koranda
Mulvane annexes a second casino site
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Mulvane annexes second potential casino site
Manhattan Mercury, 3/17/2009

Associated Press
Mulvane annexes a second potential casino site
Junction City Daily Union, 3/18/2009

Fred Mann
Court won't let Mulvane push turnpike casino
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2009

Carl Manning
House endorses bill limiting casino location
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/26/2009

Mike Belt
Fewer take chance on lottery in recession
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2009

Carl Manning
Kansas Speedway back in casino hunt
Salina Journal, 3/31/2009

Randy Covitz
Speedway and cordish make new push to secure casino
Kansas City Star, 3/31/2009 [Newsbank article]

Fred Mann
Foxwoods considers Mulvane casino bid
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2009

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Do lottery sales gauge rationality? [editorial]
Iola Register, 3/31/2009

Associated Press
Topeka firm enters casino partnership
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Fred Mann
Developer considering Wellington for casino
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2009

Mark Wiebe
Kansas receives casino plans
Kansas City Star, 4/2/2009 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Kansas casinos back on track
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/2/2009

Fred Mann
3 groups propose plans for a Sumner Co. casino
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2009

Carl Manning
Kansas gambling back on track
Junction City Daily Union, 4/2/2009

Fred Mann
Details of proposed casinos emerge
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2009

Carl Manning
Penn sues Cherokee County over trash
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/3/2009

Carl Manning
Kansas regulators set rules for gambling suppliers
Hutchinson News, 4/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

No rush [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2009

Carl Manning
State regulators set rules for gambling suppliers
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/10/2009

Carl Manning
Dodge City casino work continues
Dodge City Daily Courier, 4/17/2009

Claire O'Brien
New college program aims to staff casino
Dodge City Daily Courier, 4/21/2009

Associated Press
Applicants still lacking for SE Kansas casino
Manhattan Mercury, 4/22/2009

Kevin Flaherty
SE Kansas struggles to find casino operators
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Eric Swanson
Official gives update on Dodge's casino
Dodge City Daily Courier, 4/23/2009

Associated Press
Gaming president gives casino update
Lawrence Journal World, 4/25/2009

Three propose a Sumner County casino
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

Fred Mann
Sumner wonders: Where are hotels?
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Sumner County leaders to decide on casino developers
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/7/2009

Associated Press
Sumner County endorses casino applicants
Manhattan Mercury, 5/12/2009

Carl Manning
Sumner County endorses 2 casino applicants
Hutchinson News, 5/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Sumner County endorses two casino applicants
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/12/2009

Tim Carpenter
Gaming changes sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Dems: Gambling law needs changed
Garden City Telegram, 5/13/2009

Associated Press
Democrats call for change in state gambling law
Lawrence Journal World, 5/14/2009

Associated Press
Golden gaming dropping Kansas casino bid
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/15/2009

Carl Manning
Golden gaming to drop Wyandotte casino bid
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/15/2009

Bill Blankenship
Creation of casinos slowed by recession
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2009

Mark Fagan
Lottery prizes include Herd paintings
Lawrence Journal World, 5/20/2009

Carl Manning
Renewed efforts on state casinos promising
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/20/2009

Phil Anderson
Scenic roads to riches
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/22/2009

Nicole Kelley
Field for Wyandotte Co. casino narrows
Lawrence Journal World, 5/23/2009

Las Vegas slots-maker can sell in Kansas
Junction City Daily Union, 5/23-25/2009



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