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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 Insurance, 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

George Diepenbrock
Praeger leads during uncertain times
Lawrence Journal World, 1/1/2009

Kansas Insurance Department recovers $13.6 million for state's consumers in 2008
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/28/2009

Scott Rothschild
Bill would expand insurance coverage of autism therapies
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2009

Jeannine Koranda
Senators hear about weight loss -- a Wichita man who had bariatric surgery - and struggled to have it covered by insurance shares his story in Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Children's health insurance expansion uncertain in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 2/5/2009

Scott Rothschild
Legislator questions bill on autism coverage
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2009

Scott Rothschild
Medicaid stimulus funds due to arrive
Lawrence Journal World, 2/24/2009

Courier Views
Stimulus aid comes to Kansas
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/24/2009

Bill Roy
What if insurance premiums were 'taxes'?
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Governor on tap for HHS as medicaid debate swirls
Chanute Tribune, 3/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Rick Dean
Surge in Medicaid claims reported
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Debate not over
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2009

Tim Carpenter
Bill denies claims
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2009 [Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Opportunity legislators can help unemployed, kids [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2009

Karrey Brit
Faces of the uninsured workers juggle bills, health care
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2009

Scott Rothschild
Budget debate to include expanding coverage for Kansas children
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2009

Chris Green
House votes to fund children's health program expansion
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2009 [Newsbank article]

Courier Views
Senate should budget for SCHIP
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/25/2009

Dennis McKinney
Recovery, reinvestment and relief for families
Hays Daily News, 3/26/2009 [Newsbank article]

Bill Roy
Must make health insurance free
Iola Register, 3/26/2009

Special to The Daily Union
Legislation would help laid-off workers
Junction City Daily Union, 3/26/2009

House votes on State's minimum wage
Junction City Daily Union, 3/26/2009

Sandy Praeger
Insurance department legislation would help laid-off workers with new federal health benefits
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/1/2009

Associated Press
Nominee pledges Medicare, Medicaid fixes
Garden City Telegram, 4/2/2009

Karrey Britt
Number of uninsured higher than thought
Lawrence Journal World, 4/8/2009

Sandy Praeger
New state health bill proposed to help laid-off workers
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/8/2009

Julius A. Karash
No job doesn't mean no hope
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

Special to The Daily Union
Legislation boosts protection for long-term care policyholders
Junction City Daily Union, 4/16/2009

Mark Boyle
Praeger: Health insurance should not denied
Lawrence Journal World, 4/21/2009

Jan Biles
Bills for treatment add up
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2009

Chuck Kurtz
Shawnee dad hopes Kate's law passes legislature
Johnson County Sun, 4/29/2009

Dion Lefler and Suzanne Perez Tobias
Health care costs become major portion of budgets
Wichita Eagle, 5/1/2009

Sandy Praeger
Flood potential reminder of insurance concerns
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/29/2009 [Newsbank article]



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