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Members (Kansas Legislators)

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 MEMBERS (KANSAS LEGISLATORS), 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

ARTICLES ON MEMBERS (Kansas Legislators)
January through May, 2009

Alexander Parker
Former lawmaker leaves legacy of service
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2009

Mary Clarkin
Speaker's office to cover part of wife's salary
Hays Daily News, 1/7/2009

James Jordan
Abrams to begin Senate role with excitement, concerns
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/9/2009

Sheila Frahm
Salina Journal, 1/11/2009

Special to The Daily Union
Senate democrats make history
Junction City Daily Union, 1/13/2009

John Richmeier
Crow, Hiemstra named citizens of the year
Leavenworth Times, 1/20/2009

Scott Rothschild
Democrats angered by GOP remarks
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2009

Tim Carpenter
Both sides crying foul
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Legislator defends appointing self
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Aly Van Dyke
Lawmaker called to duty to Iraq
Lawrence Journal World, 2/12/2009

Special to The Times
Leavenworth lawmaker called to active duty
Leavenworth Times, 2/12/2009

Paul Belden
Meier prepares for combat tour
Leavenworth Times, 2/14/2009

Associated Press
KCK senator mulling 2010 governor's race
Chanute Tribune, 2/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Senator wants to reduce Legislature
Chanute Tribune, 2/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Staff Reports
Legislator heads to Iraq; opponent takes her seat
Lawrence Journal World, 2/25/2009

Capital Briefs
New lawmaker
Kansas City Star, 2/25/2009

Tim Linn
Former commissioner to replace Meier in House
Leavenworth Times, 2/26/2009

Unreasonable [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Spelling saves baby from being footnote in coal debate
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Richard Cameron
Atchison Globe, 3/16/2009

The Emporia Gazette
Magazine honors Rep. Peggy Mast
Emporia Gazette, 3/25/2009

Chris Green
A real turf battle hits the House
Garden City Telegram, 3/28/2009

Jeff Myrick
Former senator lauded for his talents
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2009

Steve Rose
A man in a hurry
Johnson County Sun, 4/15/2009

The Capital-Journal
O'Neal faces ethics hearing
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2009

Scott Rothschild
Speaker faces nepotism inquiry
Lawrence Journal World, 4/16/2009

John Green
Ethics board investigating whether O'Neal violated nepotism law
Hutchinson News, 4/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Nepotism investigation [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Speaker: Unpaid time off possible
Salina Journal, 4/25/2009

Scott Rothschild
Memo: Speaker's office involved in hirings
Lawrence Journal World, 5/1/2009

Associated Press
Speaker O'Neal decries memo
Wichita Eagle, 5/2/2009 [Newsbank article]

Reitz makes a valid argument
Manhattan Mercury, 5/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

Ethics hearing for O'Neal rescheduled for July
Hutchinson News, 5/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
O'Neal seeks information in ethics inquiry
Lawrence Journal World, 5/14/2009

Associated Press
State commission drops ethics fine against GOP activist
Lawrence Journal World, 5/15/2009

John Hanna
Budget debate brings scrutiny to aides pay
Junction City Daily Union, 5/16-18/2009

L. Candy Ruff
What a million dollars exposes
Leavenworth Times, 5/16/2009



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Topeka, KS 66612

Kim Harp
Legislative Reference Librarian
Email: kim.harp@library.ks.gov

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