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State Constitution

2010 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 STATE CONSTITUTION, January through May, 2010.

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


Barbara Hollingsworth
Rainy day fund wanted
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2010

Easing the pain of next recession [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/6/2010 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Kansas may have to save up
Kansas City Star, 1/9/2010

Dion Lefler
Kansans rally for states' rights at Capitol on Friday
Wichita Eagle, 1/16/2010 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Hundreds rally against federal mandates
Junction City Daily Union, 1/16/2010

Gwyn Mellinger
We still need federal government in our lives
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/21/2010

Scott Rothschild
Mental health advocates seek state constitutional change
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2010

Dick Miller
Sovereignty resolution reasserts our state's constitutional authority [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/26/2010 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Brunk offers budget reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2010

Barbara Hollingsworth
Group targets reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2010

Ric Anderson
Sky's the limit on opt-outs
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2010

Does McLeland care about constitutional rights?
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2010

Health care dissent [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/11/2010

Barbara Hollingsworth
State's role debated
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2010

Jeannine Koranda
Senate passes state sovereignty measure
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2010 [Newsbank article]

Political cartoon
Chanute Tribune, 2/17/2010

Associated Press
Senate panel mulls Kan. spending amendment
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/23/2010

John Milburn
Senate panel mulls rainy day fund
Junction City Daily Union, 2/24/2010

Raining on the Constitution [editorial]
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/24/2010

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Rainy day fund bad timing [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2010

Associated Press
House panel to debate bill on tax exemptions
Leavenworth Times, 2/26/2010

John Milburn
Kansas House panel hears states' rights measure
Leavenworth Times, 2/26/2010

Panel hears states' rights measure
Junction City Daily Union, 2/26/2010

Pat Roberts
Census mailed today [letters]
Kansas City Star, 3/1/2010 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Amendment would tweak state constitution to cap injury damages
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2010

Associated Press
House adopts states' rights resolution
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2010 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Kan. House OKs 'rainy day' fund; Senate struggles
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2010

Associated Press
Senators grapple with 'rainy day' fund
Iola Register, 3/25/2010

Associated Press
House OKs 'rainy day' fund
Emporia Gazette, 3/25/2010

House backs 'rainy day' fund
Junction City Daily Union, 3/25/2010

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Home rule start of state reforms [opinion]
Iola Register, 4/12/2010

Dion Lefler
Proposed Kansas amendment gives mentally ill right to vote
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2010 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
House to vote on amendment to constitution
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2010

David Klepper
Kansas aims to end stigma
Kansas City Star, 4/30/2010

Winfield Daily Courier
Mentally ill [Kansas views]
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2010



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Topeka, KS 66612

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

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Director of Public Services
Email: cindy.roupe@library.ks.gov

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