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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 TAXATION, 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

Associated Press
State's tax shortfall 'not looking good'
Wichita Eagle, 1/3/2009

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Blue ribbon group wants higher tax on highway fuels [editorial]
Iola Register, 1/5/2009

Tim Carpenter
McKinney plans to be state's 'watchdog'
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/6/2009

Tim Hrenchir
Legislators challenged to fight for back taxes
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2009

Political cartoon
Chanute Tribune, 1/17-18/2009

Scott Rothschild
Group opposes tax increases
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2009

Alan Cobb
Lowering taxes aids the poor
Garden City Telegram, 1/27/2009

Scott Rothschild
Business lobbyists support $300M budget reduction
Lawrence Journal World, 1/28/2009

Tim Carpenter
Senate approves overdue fuel tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2009

Brandy Nance
House approves Lyon County tax
Emporia Gazette, 2/5/2009

Don Hineman
Spending cuts or tax hikes?
Hays Daily News, 2/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

Gwendolynne Larson
Senate panel OKs county's sales tax
Emporia Gazette, 2/11/2009

Dan Voorhis
States rev up job incentive programs
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

Brandy Nance
County sales tax goes to governor
Emporia Gazette, 2/13/2009

Harold Campbell
County awaits Quest's tax payment
Chanute Tribune, 2/14-15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
Tax plan could leave city with TIF debt
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Brandy Nance
Sales tax hits another snag
Emporia Gazette, 2/18/2009

Democratic process taxing debate [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2009

Political cartoon
Olathe Daily News, 2/25/2009

Courier Views
An idea whose time has not come
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/26/2009

Tim Hrenchir
Sales tax generated about $28M
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2009

Jeannine Koranda
House hears support for tax proposal
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2009 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
Official: Prop K unconstitutional
Wichita Eagle, 2/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Phillip Brownlee
Nonstarter proposition K has too many flaws [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 2/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Officials ask for end to wind tax exemption
Hutchinson News, 2/28/2009 [Newsbank article]

Jeannine Koranda
Proposition K sent for more study
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2009 [Newsbank article]

Jeannine Koranda and Fred Mann
Proposal would give shoppers a tax break
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Taxing wind
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Wichita Eagle
Forget state cap on property value increases
Manhattan Mercury, 3/6-7/2009

Kaley Lyon
Hays sales tax is ready to take a hike
Hays Daily News, 3/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger
Extending tax could pay for upgraded 911
Kansas City Star, 3/14/2009

Dion Lefler and Jeannine Koranda
Legislator proposes 'rainy day' amendment
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2009

Tim Carpenter
State tax change sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2009

Don Hineman
Flat growth unfair
Hays Daily News, 3/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Francesca Chambers
Goodyear wants tax break
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Russ Morgan
Kansas bill could tax scout cookies
Emporia Gazette, 3/17/2009

Jan Biles
Federal excise tax prices up in smoke
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
Tobacco, liquor taxes questioned
Emporia Gazette, 3/21-22/2009

Gene Meyer
Watch you value
Kansas City Star, 3/28/2009

Taxing sin [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Bill extends vehicle sales tax
Junction City Daily Union, 4/5/2009

The Capital-Journal
Checks to get bigger
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/6/2009

Scott Rothschild
Democrats: GOP taxes at expense of public good
Lawrence Journal World, 4/6/2009

Tim Hrenchir
County Commission back tax fuels funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2009

Fuel tax revenue checks in hand [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2009

Associated Press
New revenue figures make budget shakier
Lawrence Journal World, 4/8/2009

John Hanna
State revenue in March falls short
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2009

Patrick Lowry
Freedom from taxes [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 4/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

Political cartoon
Chanute Tribune, 4/8/2009

John Hanna
Program to match people with aid
Salina Journal, 4/11/2009

Tim Carpenter
Tax hike seen as inevitable
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2009

Rick Dean
Taxes could get more complicated in '10'
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2009

Kathryn Waller
Tax hikes should be on table, Reitz says
Manhattan Mercury, 4/14/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Rallies serve TEA
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2009

From Staff Reports
Let your voice be heard on tax day
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/14/2009

Michael Strand
Tea's off by taxes
Salina Journal, 4/16/2009

Kaley Lyon
Not all businesses collecting new tax
Hays Daily News, 4/16/2009

Will Klusener
McKinney says help available during recession
Manhattan Mercury, 4/17-18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Budget dilemma can be solved [editorial]
Iola Register, 4/21/2009

Courier Views
Slow tax breaks to help fill budget hole
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/21/2009

Jerry Moran
Overhaul the tax code
Hutchinson News, 4/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Senators propose back-tax amnesty
Wichita Eagle, 4/29/2009 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hall
Taxes could be worse
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2009 [Newsbank article]

Courier Views
Tax amnesty is a good idea [editorial]
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/30/2009

Associated Press
Tax proposals to move slowly in legislature
Chanute Tribune, 5/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tax amnesty
Hutchinson News, 5/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Phillip Brownlee
Delaying tax cuts not a tax increase [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2009

David Clouston
Agencies fight for a piece of tax revenues
Salina Journal, 5/8/2009

Bill Glover
Tax revenue needed [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2009

Associated Press
Tax plan stalls
Iola Register, 5/9/2009

Funding plan violate constitution [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/22/2009

Mary Clarkin
Big first candidates pledge no tax increase
Hutchinson News, 5/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Last-minute changes to cap unlikely
Hutchinson News, 5/28/2009 [Newsbank article]

Edie Ross
The preservation snag
Hutchinson News, 5/28/2009 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Tax refunds on hold again
Kansas City Star, 5/29/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas tax refunds on hold
Hays Daily News, 5/29/2009

Edie Ross
Tax credit decision affects Hutch project
Hutchinson News, 5/29/2009 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Dip in sales tax revenue for Hutch is no mistake
Hutchinson News, 5/30/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
State struggles to finance historic preservation
Lawrence Journal World, 5/30/2009

Historic tax credits [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/31/2009 [Newsbank article]



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